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How August Ames' Suicide Is Changing the Porn Industry

How August Ames' Suicide Is Changing the Porn Industry
- Her statement incited a heated debate over homophobia and HIV risk-based discrimination that spread from Twitter to mainstream media coverage. Two days later, Ventura County authorities announced that Ames hanged herself. When news of Ames' suicide broke, the scisms grew deeper.

Pompeo – Sadly - Unlikely to Pay More Attention to Africa

Pompeo – Sadly - Unlikely to Pay More Attention to Africa
- Pompeo has also spoken out on the security issues across the continent, saying "there's a big counter-terrorism threat there" and asserting that the U.S. government can do more to help Africa address these concerns. Although Pompeo has supported food aid for needy countries, his first priority in Africa ...

The Mwangaza experience

The Mwangaza experience
- Uganda in the heart of Africa has over 34 million people and of this 17.1 million are under the age of 18. There are over eight million children orphaned due to war, HIV and AIDS, diseases, accidents and natural factors. Mwangaza is a Swahili word for 'shining light'. The Mwanganza Children's Choir will ...

The Success of Cuba Medical Internationalism

The Success of Cuba Medical Internationalism
- According to the South Africa Ministry of Health, South Africa's eight medical schools produced roughly 1,200 doctors annually. Since the occurrence of HIV/AIDS together with the loss of qualified doctors to developed countries has exacerbated the shortage of Physicians in the country. The 2010 World ...

Revaccination could prevent TB infection by 45 per cent

Revaccination could prevent TB infection by 45 per cent
- A single Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) dose given to adolescents who had been vaccinated as infants could prevent a sustained tuberculosis (TB) infection by 45 per cent, a study suggests. The results were presented at the 5th Global Forum on TB vaccines in New Delhi, India last month (19 February).

Mombasa gays and hookers drop use of condoms, champion use of HIV prevention medicine

Mombasa gays and hookers drop use of condoms, champion use of HIV prevention medicine
- We are no longer using condoms during sexual activities," those were some of the shocking sentiments by section of Mombasa call girls and gays as they staged sensitization protest on the use of the recently launched HIV prevention drug. Normalcy at the Mombasa Central Business District (CBD) ...

33 people infected with HIV per day – DOH

33 people infected with HIV per day – DOH
- More Filipinos are being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the Department of Health said, citing a report that in January, at least 33 people acquired the virus per day. The department's Epidemiology Bureau reported 1,021 new cases in January, or 33 cases per day. The figure is ...

HIV, AIDS training module out for police, church

HIV, AIDS training module out for police, church
- By committing to incorporate the module in the regular training curricula of the two police training academy in the state, it is anticipated that the module will go a long way in developing the skills of the forefront law keepers in addressing the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the state with a humane approach,' ...

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