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Scholarships for virgins: Outrage over South Africa ‘maiden’s bursary’

KWAZULU NATAL, 27 January 2016 (Herald)-News of the virgin-based scholarship has prompted fierce debate in South Africa, with rights groups saying that it is invasive and sexist.

Call for Part-time writers, editors, proofreaders and graphic designers

HARARE, 25 January 2016 (SAfAIDS)-An established regional NGO based in Southern Africa is looking for short-term communication for development (C4D) experts, namely development sector writers, editors and graphic designers with proven experience in developing materials for communities across Africa in the following areas:

Can we improve acceptance of HIV testing?

19 January (MedicaIXpress)- How you offer patients an HIV test has a significant impact on the likelihood of them accepting tests, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

HIV drugs give couples 'ray of hope'

17 January (BBC News)-The most effective form of protection against contracting HIV is to use a condom while having sex. But what if you want children? A project in Kenya is helping couples there have a family without risking their health.

Not having enough food linked with lower chances of sustained viral suppression for ART-treated breastfeeding mothers in Uganda

LONDON, 12 January 2016 (aidsmap)- Not having enough food is associated with poorer chances of achieving a sustained viral suppression among antiretroviral-treated breastfeeding women in Uganda.

Health Expert Calls Malawians to Go for Early HIV Testing

LILONGWE, 11 January 2015 (allAfrica) - Director for HIV/AIDS Department in the Ministry of Health, Dr Frank Chimbwandira has said it is important to test early for HIV so that people can get on life-saving treatment as soon as possible.

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