Antiretroviral drug

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 3rd, 2013
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In Ethiopia, where more than 1.2 million people are infected with HIV, disclosure of infection by patients is important in the fight against the disease. A new study led by a Brown sociology researcher investigates HIV-positive status disclosure rates among men and women in Africa’s second most...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2012
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UNAIDS commends the High Court of Kenya for a ruling today that will safeguard access to affordable and quality life-saving generic medicines. The decision by the High Court found that the definition of “anti-counterfeit” within the 2008 Anti-Counterfeit Act was too broad. “The Act is vague and could...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Apr 18th, 2012
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The mention of HIV or AIDS is enough to send shivers down the spine of even the most courageous. How many like the biblical character Esther, can boldly say “if I die, I die” when diagnosed with the disease? Hitherto, images shown on our screens, magazines, newspapers and other media platforms were i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 19th, 2012
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While the Kenyan political elite concentrate on shoring up their own personal fortunes, the masses of the Kenyan people are turned into ‘destitutes’. In November/December 2011, I travelled to Kenya as I have done for many years as a Kenyan diaspora subject. During my previous visits, I ha...
By benim
In Article
Dec 2nd, 2011
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New reports show that HIV-positive women may face more gender-based violence than HIV-negative women. Women make up 50 percent of the 34 million people living with HIV-AIDS globally, and the vast majority of HIV-positive women acquired the infection as a result of heterosexual sex. World AIDS Day 201...
By benim
In News
Jul 28th, 2011
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Mbabane – Thousands of people are participating in a second day of demonstrations in the small kingdom of Swaziland over the king’s handling of an economic crisis. More than 3 000 demonstrators gathered across the country on Thursday, accompanied by armed police. Protesters blame the abso...
By benim
In Business
May 22nd, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG — A white South African woman runs the local operations of India’s largest drug company, Ranbaxy, and the second largest, Cipla, is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. India’s pharmaceutical industry has rolled out a strong local presence in South Africa, cornering a l...
By benim
In East Africa
May 18th, 2011
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As Kenya begins its first National AIDS Conference in Nairobi, hundreds of Kenyans living with HIV have gathered to demand that promises are kept in fighting the disease. On Wednesday morning, Kenya’s Minister for Special Programs Esther Murugi opened the first, biennial Kenya National AIDS Conferenc...
By benim
In Documents
Feb 21st, 2011
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Treatment of patients with HIV/AIDS has changed significantly in the 10 years since Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began treating patients in Malawi antiretroviral (ARV) therapy, and new directives from the World Health Organization (WHO) have created both opportunities and ch...
By benim
In Health
Oct 16th, 2010
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Maputo — All Mozambican state institutions are to include the fight against HIV/AIDS in their planning cycle, in order to encourage joint action to block the spread of the epidemic. Announcing this in Maputo on Thursday, Public Service Minister Vitoria Diogo said that, of the 167,420 people employed ...