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TOGO: End of grant causes concern

LOME, 9 November (PLUSNEWS) - Togolese nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) have warned that the end of a grant by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria could put at least 24,000 HIV-infected people at risk. Full report

TOGO: Alleged mismanagement of funds worries NGOs

LOME, 20 September (PLUSNEWS) - Togolese NGOs are circulating a petition to pressure Togolese officials to take measures to assure that funds contributed to help fight HIV/AIDS in the country are well managed after financing for their programmes was suspended. Full report

TOGO: 'Condoms are good, but abstinence is better'

LOME, 19 April (PLUSNEWS) - After consistently emphasising condoms in their prevention campaigns, organisations in Togo are advocating abstinence, creating confusion among young people. Full report

TOGO: Battling men's reticence to have pregnant women tested for HIV

LOME, 26 July (PLUSNEWS) - More than 18 months into a programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Togo, half the pregnant women approached are still refusing to be tested for the virus during prenatal consultations, often because of pressure from their male partner, doctors said. Full report

TOGO: UN agencies working to locate HIV patients displaced by post election violence

LOME, 30 May (PLUSNEWS) - Post-election violence has forced tens of thousands of Togolese to flee their homes, some of whom are living with AIDS and no longer have access to life prolonging anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, the UN children's agency UNICEF said. Full report

TOGO: Fighting to keep ARV drugs within population's grasp

LOME, 17 March (PLUSNEWS) - Augustin Dokla has been at the forefront of the fight against HIV/AIDS ever since he was diagnosed as HIV-positive 10 years ago. Now he is setting his sights on keeping the supply of cheap antiretroviral drugs (ARV) in Togo from drying up. Full report

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