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Breaking News: Blast kills one, injures 60 in Arusha - Tanzania
   
Posted by: odokijimmy

Arusha :: Tanzania | updated 2013-05-24 01:31:30 -0700 | humanitarian-news

One worshipper was killed and 60 others injured after an explosive that went off during a church ceremony in Arusha, Tanzania yesterday. Tanzanian Inspector General of Police Said Mwema rushed to the northern city to oversee investigations into the incident....
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 16:48:30 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It's not rocket science and there's probably even a name for it, I just don't know what it is. But when a company wants to charge a ridiculous price for their product, they have to start with something astronomical. Suppose...
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 17:02:53 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The 'no sex for a month' idea was big news for the usual period that these fads can hold the media's attention. But now that it has been 'tested' by a mathematical model and found to be no better than...
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Breaking News: Uganda's HIV response: Hit snooze again
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:06:51 -0700 | humanitarian-news

There have been several mentions of results from Uganda's 2011 Aids Indicator Survey over the past 6 or more months. However I can't find a copy of the report anywhere, not even the highlights or executive summary. But the news...
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Breaking News: If Anyone Can, the Vatican Can
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:31:17 -0700 | humanitarian-news

An official at the Vatican is reported to have called for universal, free access to HIV drugs and greater investments into finding a cure. We are not told if they are going to put up some of the funding. But...
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Breaking News: If All you Have is Condoms, Every Problem Looks...Condom Shaped
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:33:34 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It's an oft used metaphor about development that if all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Health and education related development are no exceptions. At different times and by different organizations, they have been dominated...
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Breaking News: Zimbabwe: Healthcare can wait, we need publicity
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 22:39:11 -0700 | humanitarian-news

While the English Guardian debates about the need for contraception in developing countries, which is high, but probably not quite as high as those NGOs who stand to gain most from development funding for family planning claim it is, Zimbabwe...
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Breaking News: Virus As Gun Is No Answer
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 17:12:01 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The BBC has picked up on a remark made by the Northern Irish health minister, who said that the ban on blood donations should not just apply to gay people. It should also extend to people who have sex "with...
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Breaking News: HIV Policies and Prejudice: Divide and Rule Rules
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 17:16:09 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Number 19 out of 25 'full democracies', according to the Economic Intelligence Unit's Democracy Index, is the US. A HIV positive American was recently given a 25 year prison sentence and lifetime registration as a sex offender because he had...
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Breaking News: HIV: Still one hump short of a sexually transmitted epidemic
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-26 17:21:38 -0700 | humanitarian-news

When you plot a graph with UNAIDS' prevalence figures for HIV country epidemics using the figures available for 1990-2007, for most sub-Saharan African countries there is a pronounced hump where prevalence peaks, followed by a downward trend, presumably where death...
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:34:57 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It's good to read that the Christian Science Monitor is taking an interest in an initiative from the International Network of Religious Leaders living with or Affected by HIV/AIDS (INERELA+). The initiative is called SAVE, which stands for: Safe sexual...
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Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:36:04 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Similar to the HIV scare stories before the 2010 World Cup in South Africa (and numerous other sporting events), the mainstream media is full of the same in the run up to Euro 2010 and the London Olympics. According to...
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Breaking News: Circumcision: A Few Billion to Spare for Africa
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:36:46 -0700 | humanitarian-news

According to one source, Uganda plans to circumcise 4.2 million men by 2015 in the hope that this will reduce transmission of HIV from women to men (there is evidence that it increases transmission from men to women). At around...
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Breaking News: Compulsory HIV testing will lead to adversarial 'Public Health'
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:39:52 -0700 | humanitarian-news

It may be tempting to believe that if everyone were to undergo a HIV test, this would make it easier to control the disease. And it could be a good start, there is a lot to be said for universal...
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Breaking News: Sexual distraction: Healthcare associated HIV transmission
   
Posted by: Simon Collery

Moshi :: Tanzania | updated 2012-07-27 03:43:20 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Kiangiosekazi wa Nyoka gives a robust response to the claim of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on HIV/AIDS that "excessive overcrowding of remand prisoners at Segerea has culminated in unimaginable free sex in that prison". They sound almost envious. But as...
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