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SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: HIV-positive mothers reject formula feeding

SAO TOME, 31 October (PLUSNEWS) - Poverty and a cultural preference for breastfeeding are driving the spread of HIV from mothers to their babies in Sao Tome and Principe. Full report


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Stigma hobbles HIV/AIDS fight

SAO TOME, 25 October (PLUSNEWS) - When Maria (not her real name) took the brave step of speaking to the media in Sao Tome about her HIV-positive status, she had no idea what she was letting herself in for. Full report


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Dangerous Bananas

SAO TOME, 6 February (PLUSNEWS) - Children are the wealth of the poor, say the fishermen of Angolares on the island of São Tomé. If a wife has not conceived after a year of marriage, the families take the couple to a traditional doctor for fertility treatment, and if this still does not work, the wife's parents arrange another husband. Full report


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Oil and tourism threaten to treble rate of HIV infection in five years

SAO TOME, 10 May (PLUSNEWS) - The HIV prevalence rate in Sao Tome and Principe could treble over the next five years as tourism and the development of offshore oil bring thousands of people flooding into the remote island state in the Gulf of Guinea, a prominent local AIDS campaigner has warned. Full report


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Island state steps up fight against HIV/AIDS

SAO TOME, 21 December (PLUSNEWS) - Sao Tome and Principe is stepping up the fight against HIV/AIDS, which is becoming a serious problem in this small twin-island state as drilling for oil gets underway in its offshore waters. Full report


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