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Amidst homophobia, AIDS hits sexual minorities

Amidst homophobia, AIDS hits sexual minorities
- The Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe are an activist non-governmental organisation. They lobby for minority rights and point out that gays or lesbians living with HIV finding it hard to procure treatment in public health-care facilities in a country whose government and population is largely homophobic.

Ghana's First Lady Organises for Cape Coast Residents Free Health Screening

Ghana's First Lady Organises for Cape Coast Residents Free Health Screening
- Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady, on Saturday organised a free health screening exercise for more than 500 residents of Cape Coast and surrounding communities. The beneficiaries were screened for HIV, blood pressure, hypertension, blood sugar level, diabetes, eye disorders, Hepatitis B, and ...

Ending HIV in the Age of Trump

Ending HIV in the Age of Trump
- President Reagan ignored requests for funding and attention to the growing epidemic. Even after we knew what was happening, years passed before he even mentioned HIV. During this time, women tended to the bedsides of our sick brothers, and many of us marched in the streets demanding action.

Cambodia sees success in HIV/AIDS fight in last decade: health official

Cambodia sees success in HIV/AIDS fight in last decade: health official
- He said AIDS killed around 2,227 people last year, down from 3,806 a decade ago. According to Penhsun, as of last year, some 68,678 people are living with HIV/AIDS, and 85 percent of them have received antiretroviral drugs. In Cambodia, the first HIV infections were detected and diagnosed in 1991 ...

Teaching youth about sex through a hot TV series

Teaching youth about sex through a hot TV series
- MTV Shuga, which recently aired on MTV Base, has been regarded globally as Africa's most viewed youth-focused series bringing to the forefront issues like sex, education and HIV/Aids. Jemima Osunde rose to fame after being cast in the role of Leila. “I am a huge fan of the show and when I auditioned ...



Turkish aid supports HIV orphanages in South Africa

Turkish aid supports HIV orphanages in South Africa
Turkey's state-run aid agency is working in association with South African authorities to help refurbish orphanages, particularly those for children born with HIV/AIDS. ''One of the most recent projects we have taken on is to improve the building structure and ...

Call for solidarity, accountability in global fight against HIV

Call for solidarity, accountability in global fight against HIV
- He made the remarks during a press conference that was held on Saturday to launch the first phase of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) that will be held in December 2019. The launch also aimed at calling for bids to brand and design the ICASA ...

HIV compels researchers to study African genes

HIV compels researchers to study African genes
HIV compels researchers to study African genes. Although, many children are born with HIV, there are those who die immediately, while others live for more than 20 years with or without treatment. It is this puzzle that compelled over 200 researchers across the globe to converge in Kampala on March 21 ...

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