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Aid worth $515 million to help Mozambique fight AIDs, TB and...

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International financing organisation, The Global Fund, approved $515 million in new grants for Mozambique to fight AIDs, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The three...

Elderly Gambians seek justice over fake AIDS cure

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The president found a cure for AIDS. That news reached Ousman Sowe, the head of a Gambian AIDS support network, in 2007....

HIV prevalence in the SANDF less than half the national average

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Surgeon General Lieutenant General Veejay Ramlakan has come out with guns blazing against those who maintain the...

AIDS fund cuts will hit Southern Africa hard

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Southern African countries, hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, are likely to be most affected over the next three years as funding...

AIDS, TB, Malaria fund forced to cut grants

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The world's largest backer of the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria said it was cutting new grants for countries battling the...

EU gives funds to South African fight against AIDS, TB

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The European Union will contribute 126 million euros to South Africa's fight against AIDS and tuberculosis, in a region battling to gain...

Parliamentary Question: Presidency: HIV/Aids

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9. Mr B L Mashile (ANC- Mpumalanga) to ask the Deputy President: 1. What is the (a) latest statistics on HIV and Aids...

HIV epidemics emerging in Middle East, North Africa – study

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Epidemics of HIV are emerging among gay and bisexual men in the Middle East and North Africa and high levels of risky...

Once-daily AIDS pill can slash HIV infection risk

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AIDS drugs designed to treat HIV can also be used to reduce dramatically the risk of infection among heterosexual couples, two studies...

Millions will die if India stops AIDS drugs – UN

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Millions of people dependent on life-saving generic drugs to treat HIV/AIDS will die if India stops producing cheap drugs for the disease...

Mali can serve as example to Africa on halting HIV

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Senior United Nations officials on a joint mission to Mali have lauded the country for its progress in expanding HIV prevention, treatment,...

Cutting AIDS funds risks “death sentence” – report

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A global pullback from AIDS funding may mean HIV could again become a death sentence for people in the developing world, according...

SA Army deploying healthy soldiers – irrespective of HIV status

The South African Army says it is deploying healthy soldiers – irrespective of their HIV status. This after the SA Military Health...

Economic crisis could worsen HIV/AIDS epidemic: UN

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Economic crisis and climate change concerns could affect the fight against the AIDS virus and lead to a "universal nightmare", the head...

Experts recommend fine-tuning of HIV treatment

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How quickly an HIV patient's immune system deteriorates may not affect the outcome of the illness, a study has found, and this...

Back-to-the-wall Zuma seeks SA support

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For South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, mired in yet another sex scandal, today's address to the nation on the 20th anniversary of...

Millions at risk if AIDS focus fades: expert

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Global attention is turning away from the AIDS epidemic at just the wrong time and that means a fresh wave of the...

US Aids chief sets new goals in global battle

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The United States is retooling its global multibillion-dollar fight against HIV/AIDS to transform healthcare in some of the world's poorest countries, the...

US rolls back AIDS drug prevention trial in Botswana

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US officials said they will change directions on one trial in Botswana trying to show whether it is possible to prevent HIV...

AIDS virus “prevention” gel fails in Africa

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US drug firm Endo Pharmaceuticals' gel designed to prevent infection with the AIDS virus has proved ineffective in trials in Africa, Britain's...

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