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LGBT rights in Africa exists only on paper, says Desmond Tutu's daughter

LGBT rights in Africa exists only on paper, says Desmond Tutu's daughter
 - Mpho Tutu-van Furth, the daughter of South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, spoke about the discrimination of homosexuals in Africa at a human ...

Should you test your house help for HIV?

Should you test your house help for HIV?
 - A lady posted about an unfortunate incident that had happened to her friend's child. Apparently, the house girl had infected the two-year-old with HIV.

Hong Kong records 188 new HIV cases

Hong Kong records 188 new HIV cases
- A total of 188 new cases of HIV infection were reported in Hong Kong in the second quarter of 2016, health officials said on Tuesday. Of the 188 cases, ...

Prince Harry charity hosting HIV youth conference in memory of Princess Diana

Prince Harry charity hosting HIV youth conference in memory of Princess Diana
 - A Sentebale spokesperson told The Mirror: “HIV is the number one cause of death in adolescents in Africa. “One of the messages that came out of the ...

HIV Prevention Runs into Trouble in South Africa

HIV Prevention Runs into Trouble in South Africa
 - Where Zuma Mabuza lives, in KwaZulu–Natal, getting HIV—the human immunodeficiency virus—can feel inevitable.

What can Uganda learn from it?

What can Uganda learn from it?
 - One of my highlights was the HIV self-testing Africa (STAR) that is being conducted in Zimbabwe. The early data from the study shows that there is a ...

HIV-Positive Organ Donors Are Now Able to Save Lives

HIV-Positive Organ Donors Are Now Able to Save Lives
 - South Africa has been performing HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplants since 2008, where 19.1 percent of the adult general population carries HIV, ...

NIH funds research to detect tuberculosis progression in people with HIV

NIH funds research to detect tuberculosis progression in people with HIV
 - Co-infection with HIV and TB is especially common in Africa and is a growing concern in Asia, where TB now accounts for 40 percent of AIDS deaths.

Elevated lipids associated with cognitive decline in middle aged HIV-positive men doing well on ART

Elevated lipids associated with cognitive decline in middle aged HIV-positive men doing well on ART
 - The longitudinal observational study involved 273 HIV-positive individuals and 516 matched HIV-negative controls. Higher cholesterol and LDL ...

Malawian man commits suicide for being HIV positive

Malawian man commits suicide for being HIV positive
 - HIV test It certainly is not a death sentence but it appears a man from Dedza in Central Malawi could just not accept that one can live a full life despite ...

Contraception for HIV-Infected Adolescents

Contraception for HIV-Infected Adolescents
 - HIV type 1–infected adolescents represent an important subgroup within the adolescent population. The availability of combination antiretroviral ...

Uganda: New HIV, TB Fight Strategy Unveiled

Uganda: New HIV, TB Fight Strategy Unveiled
 - He added that the situation is worsened by reports of emerging drug resistant TB and a rising HIV prevalence, which are also complicating TB control ...

Victoria trials HIV prevention drug

Victoria trials HIV prevention drug
 - The Victorian government has launched a trial of an anti-HIV drug for those at risk of exposure as it pressures the federal government to subsidise the ...

Haiti launches programme to deal with HIV/AIDS among young population

Haiti launches programme to deal with HIV/AIDS among young population
 - Haiti has launched a programme aimed at sensitizing young people about the HIV/AIDS virus. The project is being co-funded by the United Nations ...

New Aids Statistics Offer Hope

New Aids Statistics Offer Hope
 - A new version of the Thembisa mathematical model, arguably the most reliable of those that analyse the South African HIV epidemic, was made ...

HIV's Disease-producing Potential is Influenced by Two Factors

HIV's Disease-producing Potential is Influenced by Two Factors
 - HIV remains a worldwide public health concern, especially in ... to couples in sub-Saharan Africa, where the majority of new HIV infections are ...

The rise and fall of condoms and safe sex

The rise and fall of condoms and safe sex
 - HIV prevention in the United States—and its most ubiquitous means to an end, latex—has historically been propelled by a mix of extreme terror and ...

Six fast facts to know before starting PrEP

Six fast facts to know before starting PrEP
- Through advocacy and education, its goal is to make PrEP a low-cost medication that is easily accessible for people most at risk of contracting HIV.

HIV increases risk of age-related diseases

HIV increases risk of age-related diseases
 - While combination antiretroviral therapy has meant that people with HIV can live longer lives, research shows that the virus makes ...

Protest as South African Evangelist, Accused of Homophobia, Speaks at Dumfries Church in ...

Protest as South African Evangelist, Accused of Homophobia, Speaks at Dumfries Church in ...
- Then, when they heard it had been rearranged to the Lighthouse Church in Dumfries instead, they contacted Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus, who ...

Malawi set to enforce laws against appalling traditions like "Kusasa fumbi - sexual-cleansing."

Malawi mis à appliquer les lois contre les traditions effroyables comme "fumbi Kusasa - sexual-nettoyage."
 - On the program, BBC Focus on Africa, President Peter Mutharika said the government is set to introduce a tougher legislation to put an end to harmful traditional practices and to bring the people involved to book. “This kind of practices are unacceptable,” President Mutharika said in the interview. “When I heard about this (referring to the case of Eric Aniva) I was shocked. I called the police and asked them to arrest him because I thought it was clear he was violating the law by sleeping with the girls under 13, but he was already arrested by the local police.”

SA Population Balloons to 55.91 Million

Ballons SA Population à 55,91 millions
 - Sud de l' Afrique la population est estimée à 55.910.000, dont 51% sont ... VIH taux de prévalence est d' environ 12,7% du total sud - africain  ...

African countries grapple with pain

Africains pays aux prises avec la douleur
- Le Premier ministre Dr Ruhakana Rugunda de l' Ouganda a déclaré la semaine dernière, " l' Afrique a ... complication plus l' investissement est nécessaire, semblable à la lutte contre le VIH / SIDA.

Kilmarnock man set to head to South Africa to help some of the world's most impoverished orphans

Kilmarnock man set to head to South Africa to help some of the world's most impoverished orphans
 - In South Africa thousands of children have to care for sick parents who are suffering from HIV, and unfortunately many become orphans once their ...

Wikileaks Data Dump Outs Gay Men and Rape Victims

Wikileaks Data Dump Outs Gay Men and Rape Victims
 - The ongoing massive data dumps by the Wikileaks organization is creating more than security headaches for the National Security Agency, the U.S. Democratic Party, and the Saudi foreign ministry, to name a few. Private individuals are now finding their confidential medical records and other personal details disclosed as well.