'Affordable medicines has helped contain HIV/AIDS'
13 Oktober 2014  09:01:42 WIB
Dr Suniti Solomon from Chennai on Saturday asserted that affordable prices of medicines available to treat HIV infected had helped contain the disease in the country. Suniti Solomon, the Founder Director of YRG Care, of then Madras, who along with a team of doctors has the credit of tracing the early cases of HIV/AIDS in India, way back in the year 1986 was felicitated during ‘HIV Mysore 2014’, a national conference organised jointly by Ashakirana and JSS University, at… more
Malawi: Everyone Should Take Role in the Fight Against Aids-Ku Dac
01 Oktober 2014  09:35:31 WIB
Kasungu — Kasungu District held its candlelight memorial over the weekend with the District Aids Coordinator (DAC) calling upon everyone to take a leading role in the fight against HIV and Aids. The ceremony took place at Chinkhoma Trading Centre in the district where apart from lighting candles and observing a minute of silence in respect to those who died because of the pandemic, there were also some performances by various groups that carried HIV… more
AIDS Walk for life
22 September 2014  09:36:07 WIB
  ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) and a number of the public are participating in the group’s 20th annual AIDS Walk for Life today. A drumming circle and song preceded the walk down Baker street to Lakeside Park. The event is to help raise awareness and prevent stigma of HIV/AIDS. Walk organizer Erynn Davis said the walk as a fundraiser has been “ super successful“ as they have surpassed their goal of… more
HIV/AIDS: Conflict in Central African Republic disrupts treatment
05 September 2014  09:48:58 WIB
BANGUI, Central African Republic, September 3 (UNHCR) – Conflict forced Nayo to flee her native South Sudan and seek shelter in neighbouring Central African Republic, but it has not prevented the 58-year-old refugee from receiving the medical treatment that keeps her alive. "Fighting has forced me twice to leave South Sudan for the Central African Republic, once as a little girl and once as an adult," she tells UNHCR. "I'd love to see my country,… more
Nigeria: Agency Intensifies HIV/Aids Awareness Campaign in Nasarawa
03 September 2014  10:04:25 WIB
Lafia — Nasarawa State AIDS Control Agency (NASACA) has commenced what it described as a "10-day intensive house -to- house campaign" on HIV/AIDS in the state that is targeting about half a million sexually active persons. The aim is to embark on a comprehensive awareness campaign on issues on the virus so as to reduce stigma against carriers as well as boost the level of prevention among the people of the state. According to the… more