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CHAD: Worries about AIDS funding crunch after World Bank spat

NDJAMENA, 3 February (PLUSNEWS) - Chad's fight against AIDS is set to be one of the main victims if a standoff between the government and the World Bank drags on, senior UN officials have warned. Full report

CHAD: Speaking out for the voiceless

NDJAMENA, 7 March (PLUSNEWS) - It took Denis Baba Tatola a year to tell his wife and neighbours that he was HIV-positive. Today he is a committed campaigner against the pandemic, working to convince people living with HIV/AIDS in Chad to join the fight. Full report

CHAD: HIV free certificates on sale to woo girls and get loans

NDJAMENA, 4 March (PLUSNEWS) - Chadian men wanting to chat up the girls or boost their credit rating are turning to fake certificates to prove they are not HIV-positive, to improve their chances with potential partners and private moneylenders. Full report

CHAD: "Keep your chin up, Miss!"

NDJAMENA, 14 January (PLUSNEWS) - Gisele Ngamada, who is 36, found out she was HIV-positive five years ago. She has lost custody of her children, she has given up sex and now has a single aim in life - get to Europe as soon as possible for treatment. Full report

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