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HARARE, 8 May 2013 (Newsday) - Zimbabwe is set to adopt new World Health Organisation (WHO) Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) guidelines, which have reviewed the stage at which a person living with HIV can be initiated on the life-prolonging drugs, the National AIDS Council (NAC) has said.
WESTPORT CT, 7 May 2013 (allAfrica) - The launch of Save the Children's 14th annual State of the World's Mothers report at the United Nations today marked a growing global focus on newborn babies. The morning event was cohosted by the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations.
ROCKVILLE, 7 May 2013 (allAfrica) - Aeras, a nonprofit biotech advancing TB vaccines for the world, the University of Oxford and Okairos, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in T-cell vaccines, today announced a $2.9 million grant to Aeras in support of a collaboration among the three parties to sup
ACCRA, 7 May 2013 (ICASA) - It is now certain that either Ghana or Tunisia would be hosting the 18th International Conference on HIV/AIDS and STI's in Africa ,(ICASA 2015). Registered Society for AIDS in Africa members made the pre-selection for Tunisia, Ghana and Congo. Tunisia had the highest votes with 964, Ghana came second with 734 and Congo came third with 578.
HARARE, 6 May 2013 (Standard) - Patients on anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy have been warned against double dipping as a measure to safeguard themselves following reports that there were imminent shortages of ARVs.
NAIROBI, 3 May 2013 (aidspan) - Procurement costs for HIV, TB and malaria commodities have either come down or remained stable over the past seven years, according to an analysis conducted by Frank Wafula, Ambrose Agweyu and Kate Macintyre at Aidspan.