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Hiv in Africa

These Ingenious 'Pop-Art Condoms' May Help Save Lives

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts

Condom packaging isn’t discussed enough in design circles, in our opinion. Consider these wrappers by the Kenyan artist Michael Soi: What ma...

Love, Above All: Thank Heaven for Little Girls

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Life, Above All, a film set in a small South African township, offers a rare glimpse into a community ravaged not only by HIV/AIDS but prejudices that prevent addressing the problem.

UN's HIV Prevention Strategy Targets Young People

AP | By DONNA BRYSON | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

JOHANNESBURG -- When AIDS counselor Patience Ncusani urges teens in her Soweto neighborhood to wait to have sex, or cautions young women that an older...

It's Time to Consider the Girl Effect on HIV

Maria Eitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Eitel

The resources we provide girls in Africa is directly related to our success in defeating HIV/AIDS. It's time to consider how we can empower them to defeat the scourge of their population.

The Life Changing Impact of 40 Cents a Day

Concillia Muhau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Concillia Muhau

People all over the world should know that that 40 cents can give a person with HIV/AIDS the drugs that will help them live.

African HIV-Carriers Should Be Branded: Swaziland Legislator

Raw Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A legislator in the African nation of Swaziland has called for all those infected with the HIV virus to be branded on the buttocks....

32 Cents for AIDS Prevention

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

Schistosomiasis may triple the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. However, the cost of treating this Neglected Tropical Disease is a mere 32 cents per treatment.

Making Life a Little Easier for HIV Orphans

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Catholic Relief Services

Across Tanzania, 1.1 million children have been affected by HIV, with many losing one or both parents to the virus.

Ugandan Spy Arrested For Stealing Thousands From AIDS Fund

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Ugandan spy who set up a bogus charity and embezzled thousands of dollars of funding meant for Aids patients has been jailed for 10 years....

A Sign that Family Planning is Desperately Needed

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

The so-called gag rule has been a tragic mistake in the real world, especially in Rwanda, where HIV/AIDS and unplanned pregnancies are rampant.

Where Violence Against Women Is Rampant

Zama Coursen-Neff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zama Coursen-Neff

In Papua New Guinea, research indicates, two-thirds of women experience domestic violence, and 50 percent of women have experienced forced sex.

PEPFAR's Shortcomings: What is to Be Done?

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

While it is beginning to look old and creaky, PEPFAR is a progressive and productive program that provides an excellent base of experience on which the Obama administration can build.

Scientists Pinpoint HIV's Arrival In US

Washington Post | Rob Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the decades since young gay men in the United States started dying from a mysterious syndrome in the 1980s, scientists have wondered how and when t...