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WHO forum pitches for universal health care in Africa

WHO forum pitches for universal health care in Africa
- WHO forum pitches for universal health care in Africa ... while 40% of people with the AIDS virus in Africa still do not have access to HIV drugs.

New treatments yield hope for stopping tuberculosis, world's leading infectious killer

New treatments yield hope for stopping tuberculosis, world's leading infectious killer
- Hari Sreenivasan shares a story of hope from South Africa. ... as tuberculosis recently surpassed HIV/AIDS to become the leading infectious killer in ...

Couple found their calling in educating people of Swaziland about HIV/AIDS prevention

Couple found their calling in educating people of Swaziland about HIV/AIDS prevention
- A senior Tyler couple has many memories of their time as Peace Corps volunteers in the tiny landlocked country of Swaziland in Southern Africa, ...

What it's really like to… fight for the rights of mothers around the world

What it's really like to… fight for the rights of mothers around the world
- These HIV-positive women work tirelessly in communities and health ... In Eastern and Southern Africa, 250 babies still contract HIV each day (half of ...

A groundbreaking study of how knowledge is produced, distributed and validated globally

A groundbreaking study of how knowledge is produced, distributed and validated globally
- show how intellectual workers respond in three Southern tier countries, Brazil, South Africa and Australia. The study focuses on new, socially and politically important research fields: HIV/AIDS, climate change and gender studies.

How are countries in sub-Saharan African monitoring the impact of programmes to prevent vertical ...

How are countries in sub-Saharan African monitoring the impact of programmes to prevent vertical ...
By 2016, all Global Plan priority countries in sub-Saharan Africa (where 90% of the world's HIV positive pregnant women live) had adopted Option B+ ...

Experts decry rising cases of tuberculosis in Nigeria

Experts decry rising cases of tuberculosis in Nigeria
- Tuberculosis is a major public health problem in Nigeria, as it is ranked number one in Africa and sixth globally among countries with high burden of TB. ... of high burden countries for TB, MDR-TB and TB/HIV,” Adewole explained.

Women Engage! Living with HIV and Cervical Cancer

Women Engage! Living with HIV and Cervical Cancer
- Written by and designed primarily for women living with HIV a. ... Africa CDC issues guidance to Member States to improve detection of outbreaks and ...