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Posts tagged as “HIV”

Cervical Cancer and HIV in Women

[CSIS]Cervical cancer kills an estimated 275,000 women every year, 85 percent of whom are in developing countries. The link between HIV and cervical cancer is direct and deadly; HIV-infected women who are also infected with specific types of human papi...

Develop Local HIV Solutions – Kabimba

[Times of Zambia]JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba has called for reinforcement of home-grown interventions in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

HIV+ Inmates Take Govt to Court Over Poor Prison Conditions

[OSISA]Just two days after World AIDS Day, the Zambia High Court is hearing argument in a case that could set a precedent for the rights of HIV positive prisoners in Zambia - and across southern Africa.

Pepfar Grant to Benefit HIV Positive Children

[Times of Zambia]A Lusaka-based Catholic orphanage says it intends to spend the United States (US) grant on HIV and Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) for this year on its newly implemented project dubbed Help Us to Grow (HUG).

Nation to Benefit From Microbicide

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA is among several other African countries that will soon benefit from a microbicide that has proved to be effective in HIV prevention in women in South Africa.

HIV-Free Zambia Possible, Says Storella

[Times of Zambia]UNITED States (US) Ambassador to Zambia Mark Storella has said an HIV free generation in Zambia is a possible, especially if interventions like male circumcision are taken seriously.

Medical Researcher Urges Increased Hiv/aids Funding

[Times of Zambia]A ZAMBIAN medical researcher has called for political will and increased funding if the quest to find an HIV Vaccine is to bring the desired results.

Kanyemba HIV Patients Shun Local Clinic

[The Herald]People living positive with HIV along the Zambezi Valley are angry with their local health authority over access to drugs. The residents in Kanyemba in Mbire district get their drugs from neighbouring Zambia.

Art for HIV Prevention

[Times of Zambia]SCIENTISTS and medical researchers across the globe have continued to explore various interventions aimed at addressing the global HIV pandemic, which now stands at about 34.4 million people living with the virus.

‘Enough Is Enough’ Says Chief Who Fights HIV/Aids

[]The Bible, science and an 18-year-old boy were the elements that sparked an initiative to curb HIV in a remote area of Zambia along the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Fanning the flame is a charismatic traditional ruler, w...

Expert Explains Male Circumcision Benefits

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA will avert about 330, 000 new HIV infections and save close to US$1.7 billion through Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) by the year 2025, says a medical specialist.