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Blantyre :: Malawi | updated 2012-07-18 06:52:31 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Malawi president Joyce Banda will Wednesday April 26 2012 morning come face to face with the country’s traditional leaders, whose better percentage have publically been talking ill of her after she fell out of grace with her former boss, the...
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Breaking News: Video of MSF about the tragedy of the town of Mali

Ouahigouya :: Burkina Faso | updated 2012-11-02 15:22:39 -0700 | humanitarian-news

This video as other tells us in few images and less words, the drama of a town. This in this occasion is the town of Mali 50,000 Malians has taken refuge in Burkina Faso, since in the month of January...
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Breaking News: 2007 Rakai Trial Found Genital Hygiene More Effective Than Circumcision
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Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 16:18:17 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Some time ago, I wondered out loud if penile hygiene could be more effective than mass male circumcision when it comes to reducing HIV transmission. It's certainly cheaper, more appropriate and should carry fewer risks. Even men who are circumcised...
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Breaking News: HIV Conjunctivitis: a Serious Problem for Drivers
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Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 04:21:16 -0700 | humanitarian-news

This is not about eye inflammation but rather the use of conjuncts in the field of HIV. The virus has been linked with various things that are indisputably undesirable, such as national security threats (mainly against the US, it seems),...
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Breaking News: Great white shark kills a 20-year old body-boarder in Cape Town
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Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2012-07-28 01:43:37 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Lillienfeld brothers were body boarding with their friends in Cape Town Bay when suddenly, a great white shark surfaced and bit off the leg of David, one of the brothers as reported in The Australian of 20th April 2012....
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Breaking News: Tanzanian Universities and HIV Risk
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Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 04:23:49 -0700 | humanitarian-news

"Urgent and concerted effort is needed to rescue [Tanzanian] students in higher learning institutions from contracting HIV/Aids" because "most students engage in risky behaviours", according to an article in The Tanzanian Guardian. 'Risk', of course, refers...
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Breaking News: Population Control: Propaganda is Not Information
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Dar es Salaam :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 18:08:57 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Ida Odinga, writing for Kenya's The Star newspaper gets it right: an estimated 7,700 women dying each year from pregnancy related complications means the "need to address safe motherhood [is] a human rights imperative". But Kenya's Public Health Permanent Secretary,...
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Breaking News: Some Ignorance Kills, Some Sells Newspapers
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Manzini :: Swaziland | updated 2012-07-26 18:11:10 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It's easy enough to associate HIV with 'ignorance' and poverty, which may be why journalists have such a strong tendency to do so, as in this article on HIV in Swaziland. Communicable diseases often infect people in poorer and less...
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Breaking News: Zambia assists Malawi with fuel in hard times
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Lusaka :: Zambia | updated 2012-04-16 00:43:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A friend in need is a friend indeed. That’s what exactly what Zambia has shown to Malawi. In a spirit of good neighborliness and understanding Malawi's critical area, Zambia’s President Michael Sata has extended his country’s generosity offering fuel to...
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Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 18:15:43 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Despite the monstrous quantities of 'unsafe' sex that Africans are claimed to engage in by UNAIDS and other HIV institutions, HIV is not at all distributed evenly. Prevalence ranges from less than 1% in some African countries, a lot less...
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Breaking News: HIV Policy: Can Science Be Apolitical?
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Dar es Salaam :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 18:19:10 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Several times I have been taken to task for, among other things, using the term 'HIV industry', as if there is some homogeneous group of people beetling away in the field of HIV who all think pretty much the same...
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Dar es Salaam :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 18:25:12 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It's a very misleading title: 'Contraception for the 215 Million Women Who Want It'. It turns out that 215 million is the number of women "who want – but do not have – access to or information about modern contraception"....
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 18:26:31 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Under new US guidelines for HIV antiretroviral treatment, it is now recommended that all HIV positive people receive the drugs, regardless of what stage of disease progression they have reached. Draft UK guidelines, on the other hand, recommend treatment where...
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Breaking News: Suicide blast in Mogadishu kills 10 Somalia sports officials
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Mogadishu :: Somalia | updated 2012-07-27 16:42:50 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Abdiwelli Mohammed Ali, the Prime Minister of Somalia escaped unhurt but 10 sports officials of Somalia lost their lives in the bombing in a newly reopened National Theater. The dead included members of the Somalia Olympic Committee and heads of...
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Nairobi :: Kenya | updated 2012-07-27 16:50:12 -0700 | humanitarian-news

When I see a title like 'Kenya: War Against HIV/Aids Stepped Up', I expect it to be more of the same, sex, stigma, blame, etc. But this article suggests a genuinely more inclusive HIV strategy and specifically rejects the sex-only,...
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