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SAfAIDS Statement on 16 Days of Activism 2014
25 November - 10 December 2014
NEW YORK, 23 September 2014 (UNAIDS) - The vital role of faith-based organizations in putting sexual and reproductive health firmly on the post-2015 development agenda was explored during a high-level side event at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
NEW YORK, 23 September 2014 (UNAIDS) - Efforts to reduce high maternal and child mortality received a welcome boost with the launch of a new global campaign, Zero Mothers Die, at an official high-level side event held during the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
LUSAKA, 18 September 2014 (The Times) - Statistics for 2013 showing that 12,500 pregnancies were recorded at primary school level while another 2,428 in secondary schools, as announced by the Ministry of Education, are not only shocking but a choking problem on efforts to educate the girl-child.
HARARE, 18 September 2014 (Pretoria) - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is a plan to develop a comprehensive communications strategy to address the prevalence HIV and AIDS among young men and women.
HARARE, 18 September 2014 (Herald) - Government has taken over the funding of HIV and Aids programmes in Beitbridge District after Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), a local non-governmental organisation, was chased away for allegedly meddling in local politics.
16 September 2014 (allAfrica) - Criminalising HIV transmission will not help halt the spread of HIV - instead it will stop people from getting tested and increase the risk of further transmissions.