CNN examines China’s efforts to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating sex workers about the disease and prevention strategies.
To make way for a Ministry of Tourism garden, 20 families with HIV-positive members have been evicted from their homes and moved outside of the city, reports the Phnom Penh Post.
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Measles Vaccine Campaign Underway In Namibia Measles “continues to be the biggest killer of under-five children” in Namibia and a national campaign to vaccinate children is currently underway, reports Informante. Children will also receive polio vaccines and vitamin A supplements.Â Regional Governor Samuel “Nuuyoma said that these campaigns require a…
The Guardian examines the recent U.S. commitment to continue support for the development of Nigeria’s health and education sector by Anne Fleuret, Nigeria’s acting mission director of USAID.
The House State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee “unanimously approved its FY10 funding measure without any amendments” on Wednesday, “deferring expected fights for the full committee markup in a week,” CongressDaily reports.
CNN examines the success of an HIV testing campaign in Swaziland that urges couples to get tested together.
The pharmaceutical company Tibotec said it will join with the non-profit Global Alliance for Tuberculosis Development (TB Alliance) to speed up the development of the experimental TB drug TMC207, Health-e/IOL reports.
“To some, human trafficking may seem like a problem limited to other parts of the world,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton writes in a Washington Post opinion piece, but “it occurs in every country, including the U.S., and we have a responsibility to fight it just as others do.”
Continued International Investment, Decreased Discrimination Key To Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Says U.N. Secretary-General
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon during a General Assembly meeting Tuesday urged governments not to cut aid for the international fight against HIV/AIDS, the AP/Washington Post reports.
VOA News examines the 2009 HIV/AIDS Implementers Meeting in Windhoek, Namibia, which recently brought together 1,500 people from 55 countries to compare notes on HIV/AIDS programs around the world.