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ABUJA, 13 May 2014 (allAfrica) - The UNAIDS on Monday appointed President Goodluck Jonathan as Face of Protect the Goal, a global initiative to use football to reinforce messages on HIV prevention and treatment.
CAPE TOWN, 12 May 2014 (allAfrica) - Starting from Mothers Day on 11 May, pregnant women in the Western Cape are being given a little book to answer all their questions thanks to the provincial department of health and the Perinatal Mental Health Project (PMHP).
Making a mark: SAfAIDS taking Adolescents, Sexual and Reproductive Health information to young people in Swaziland
MBABANE, (SAfAIDS Media Desk) - On the 6th of May, The Royal Service Convention Centre was filled to the brim by young people to learn more about the significance of condom usage in readiness to join the condom revolution and take the message back to their peers in the community.
GENEVA, 9 May 2014 (WHO) - Maternal mortality is unacceptably high. About 800 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications around the world every day. In 2013, 289 000 women died during and following pregnancy and childbirth. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low-resource settings, and most could have been prevented.
HARARE, 08 May 2014 (allAfrica) - Zimbabwe is facing challenges in eliminating tuberculosis (TB) say health experts, who are calling for much greater integration of HIV and TB programmes within the healthcare system.
GENEVA, 7 May 2014 (allAfrica) - New United Nations* data show a 45% reduction in maternal deaths since 1990. An estimated 289 000 women died in 2013 due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth, down from 523 000 in 1990.