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Free HIV Home Sampling Launched to Increase HIV Testing

LONDON, 18 November 2015 (allAfrica) — PHE launches first nationally available HIV kit for testing those at higher-risk as new figures show 18,100 people unaware they have HIV.

Fund HIV/AIDS Fight From Own Sources, Govt Urged

DAR ES SALAAM, 16 November 2015 (allAfrica) — The government has been urged to fund the fight against HIV/AIDS using internal sources to cover the deficit created by decision by development partners to reduce their support.

750,000 Affected as HIV/AIDS Drugs Run Out

KAMPALA, 10 November (allAfrica)  — More than 750,000 patients on HIV/AIDS treatment have been affected by a stock out of drug combinations in government health facilities, prompting them to develop adverse side effects after being switched onto new combinations.

A Reflection on HIV and Sex Work Post 2015

The law is not doing what it is supposed to do, that is to protect every citizen. Instead of being protected, they are regularly detained by police without charge and at times have to secure their release through barter of sex for freedom. Imagine, this is 2015 and we are now moving to SDGs yet sex workers have to barter trade to secure their freedom!  If the law cannot protect them, then who will? 

Reducing HIV/AIDS Prevalence Through Mother to Child Transmission

ABUJA, 9 November 2015 (allAfrica) - Zeremo and his wife Iveren are part of the 13, 000 clients accessing HIV/AIDS services at the General Hospital, Katsina-Ala . They are a happy positive couple with a negative baby.

Call for Simple, Interesting SRHR News

JOHANNESBURG, 2 November 2015 (allAfrica)  — A call has been made for journalists to report on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) issues in evidence-based, accessible and interesting ways, as the media attempts to raise the bar in covering SRHR matters.

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