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STI Increase - Cry My Beloved Zimbabwe

HARARE, (Herald), 15 October 2014 - Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the increase in this country. This is a fact that can no longer be wished away. The National AIDS Council (NAC) last week released figures for cases recorded in Harare alone in the first six months of the year and they were not amusing. These high figures; coming soon after NAC also released similarly high and depressing numbers for STIs in other parts of the country, again in this very same year, shows that something is every wrong somewhere.

Africa: UNAIDS to Launch HIV Testing Campaign Across Africa in World Record Bid

ADDIS ABABA (Sudan Tribune), 15 October 2015 - The UN is planning to conduct a multi-country HIV testing campaign in Africa to mark this year's World AIDS Day in a bid to set a new world record for the most number of HIV tests conducted in one day.


Malawi: Authorities Urge People to Openly Discuss HIV

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.

Swaziland: Fight against HIV: Government to pay all VIRGINS $20 every month

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.

SAfAIDS Statement on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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.

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