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GUINEA: AIDS patients want less talk and more action

NZEREKORE, 10 March (PLUSNEWS) - Donors and the government have launched another HIV/AIDS programme in the forest region of south-eastern Guinea, the region with the highest infection rate in the country, but HIV-positive residents are still struggling to access anti-AIDS medication. Full report


GUINEA: Government study shows HIV infections rising

DAKAR, 24 March (PLUSNEWS) - A new sentinel survey of pregnant women who underwent voluntary AIDS testing in maternity clincs, indicates that 4.3 percent of Guinea's adult population is infected with HIV. Full report


GUINEA: First donation of ARVs will help slash costs

CONAKRY, 17 December (PLUSNEWS) - Guinea received a donation of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) from the international community for the first time on Friday that will allow costs to be dramatically reduced. Full report


GUINEA: Refugee influx adds fuel to AIDS crisis in southeast Guinea

NZEREKORE, 26 July (PLUSNEWS) - There are only two AIDS testing centres in the whole of Guinea and only one pilot project supplying anti-retroviral drugs to a group of 50 people. Aid workers say the disease is spreading out of control in the remote southeast, where a massive influx of refugees from neighbouring Liberia has complicated the situation. Full report


GUINEA: AIDS pandemic on the rise

CONAKRY, 22 July (PLUSNEWS) - AIDS is spreading rapidly in Guinea, where 2.8 per cent of the population are infected with the HIV virus, according to new research that has just been published by the government. Full report


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