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BLANTYRE, (MNA), 15 October 2014 - Authorities have called on people in the country to openly discuss HIV/AIDS related matters as one way of curbing the spread of the pandemic. Open discussions about the pandemic, according to Blantyre District AIDS Coordinator Loveness Chikumba, would help disseminate as much information as possible on the pandemic.
Press Release: SAfAIDS hosts regional Indaba on Traditional Leaders Championing Domestic Violence and HIV Prevention in Malawi
LILONGWE (SAfAIDS Media) – SAfAIDS on the 9th of October 2014, hosted a regional Indaba on Traditional Leaders Championing Domestic Violence and HIV Prevention in Malawi.
MBABANE, 8 October 2014 (IOL) - Teenage Swazi girls will be paid R200 (about $20) a month by King Mswati's government if they abstain from sex. World Bank money will finance the programme that is intended to reduce HIV transmission in an impoverished country with the world's highest HIV prevalence rate.
HARARE, 8 October 2014 (SAfAIDS Media) - SAfAIDS joins the world in the commemoration of the Breast Cancer Awareness month, which falls in the month of October, as an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.
GENEVA/NEW YORK, 7 October 2014 (UNAIDS) —A new fast-track strategy proposes rapid and massive acceleration of HIV prevention and treatment programmes with a people-centred approach for ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. This call and new commitments were made at a high-level side event entitled Fast track: Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
MBABANE, 3 October 2013 (SAfAIDS Media) - The Ministry of Health through the MaxART consortium is embarking on a new approach to HIV care in Swaziland. The approach is whereby antiretroviral treatment (ARVs) is offered to willing individuals after a positive HIV test, despite the level of their CD4 cell count, thereby including even those that still feel healthy and might not see the need for starting treatment.