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It's Valentine's Day, and Every Country is Dumping Their Loser President Except for America

It's Valentine's Day, and Every Country is Dumping Their Loser President Except for America
- Believe it or not these aforementioned actions are from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and South African President Jacob Zuma, but ... During the trial he claimed he 'took a shower' after sex, to make sure he didn't have HIV and then led chants of “Burn the Bitch” outside of the courthouse.

China plays bigger role in global health: Bill Gates

China plays bigger role in global health: Bill Gates
- China was once a recipient of development aid, but now it is a major financial and technology contributor to global health. “China has done a very strong job of addressing health inequality and poverty over the past decades. What we'd like to see is the innovation of China not only continues to ...

Scott Wolf Teams Up with Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation to Fight HIV and Malaria in Malawi

Scott Wolf Teams Up with Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation to Fight HIV and Malaria in Malawi
- Scott Wolf is using his star power to spread the word and combat HIV and malaria — two debilitating diseases that, combined, cause more than 2 million ... we actually wound up traveling to Africa and visiting a few locations that were benefactors from money that was being raised through the foundation.

Many young women in Africa unaware they have HIV

Many young women in Africa unaware they have HIV
- A large-scale study across seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa has found that less than half of young women who have HIV know that they have been infected, according to the Guardian. The incidence of HIV among women aged 15-24 in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Swaziland, Malawi, ...

The experience of an AIDS prevention program focused on South African traditional healers

The experience of an AIDS prevention program focused on South African traditional healers
- A national HIV/STD prevention program focused on traditional healers was started in South Africa in late 1992. An initial group of 28 healers (the 'first generation') was trained in HIV/AIDS and STD prevention. These 28 in turn trained a total of 630 additional healers (the 'second generation') in formal, ...

UN youth envoy spotlights need to boost support for reproductive health

UN youth envoy spotlights need to boost support for reproductive health
The lack of employment opportunities impacts those who become mothers while being children themselves, or those who are found to be HIV positive. ... She said during her multi-country visit across the continent, which took her to Senegal, the Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa, she witnessed ...

HIV infection highest among youths – AHF

HIV infection highest among youths – AHF
- Condoms are always in fashion and still remains one of the best methods for preventing HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases.'' Queen Esther Ouonye, Miss Health Africa, also urged youths to play safe and take responsibility for their sexual and reproductive health to prevent STDs and unwanted ...

How clever biochemistry is tackling HIV

How clever biochemistry is tackling HIV
- This was the start of an epic journey to find a treatment for one of the biggest killers of the last half-century. For years, the virus that causes AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV, had the upper hand. By 2000, 33 million people were infected, 14 million had died, and in Africa it had become the ...

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