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48000 babies to be born in Africa on New Year's day: Unicef

48000 babies to be born in Africa on New Year's day: Unicef
- The government's high-impact programmes such as immunisation, promotion of breastfeeding, Vitamin A supplementation, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and improved management of common childhood illnesses, have saved lives of children across the country,” said Maniza Zaman ...

KZN Health MEC vows to fight Sugar Daddies targeting adolescents

KZN Health MEC vows to fight Sugar Daddies targeting adolescents
- Dhlomo said it had been established that young girls and women aged between 15-24 are at highest risk of getting infected with HIV, usually due to sexual relations with men who are much older than them. Dhlomo said that the province's anti-Sugar Daddy Campaign had borne much fruit, having ignited ..

New pediatrician answers call of younger patients

New pediatrician answers call of younger patients
- Dr. Amy Williams, a New Mexico native who has worked everywhere from Africa to Salt Lake City, is now in Santa Fe as the first pediatrician hired by ... After her residency program, she spent a year in Africa, treating children with HIV and other issues, and training local providers in pediatric care.

AIDS Commission slams prayer camp operators over new HIV infections

AIDS Commission slams prayer camp operators over new HIV infections
- the Regional AIDS Coordinator, said that the team visited 85 prayer camps in 18 out of the 26 districts in the region and discovered that some of the prayer camps were accommodating TB patients and were sharing congested rooms with others because they had been indoctrinated that HIV and AIDS ...

Free services for people living with HIV/AIDS

Free services for people living with HIV/AIDS
- PEOPLE living with HIV/AIDS are expected this year to have access to free services at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) office located on Hagley Park Road in Kingston. A recent release said the services to be provided by AHF are expected to include clinic, pharmacy, counselling, and a food bank.

Middle aged HIV-positive patients have increased risk of `silent` cerebral vascular disease linked ...

Middle aged HIV-positive patients have increased risk of `silent` cerebral vascular disease linked ...
- Prevalence of silent cerebral small-vessel disease (SCSVD) – an important precursor to more serious neurocognitive conditions – is significantly higher among middle-aged HIV-positive patients compared to controls in the general population, according to French research published in Clinical Infectious ...

The statistics don't capture the opioid epidemic's impact on children

The statistics don't capture the opioid epidemic's impact on children
- My comparing the opioid and HIV/AIDS epidemics isn't just a matter of statistics. Among those of us who were involved in responding to the HIV/AIDS crisis, there is a sense of dismay. We are once again facing a public health crisis for which there is inadequate research, limited funding, and much public .

Trump's Warped Policies of Racial and Health Issues

Trump's Warped Policies of Racial and Health Issues
- Trump has provided us with strong clues on his regard for issues of health policy, and on HIV/AIDS specifically. He campaigned and continues to demand the death of the Affordable Care Act, while he and Republican members of Congress offer no viable alternatives. He supported a so-called ...

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