In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
This was revealed by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi in a written response to a parliamentary question on Friday. “At least 4366 children under the age of a year died at national level. When the newborns are added, a total 8001 deaths were recorded. “Among the major causes of death are p...
Dec 5th, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI’s comments last month that condom use can be justified in some cases to help curb the spread of AIDS were surprising to me only because they came from the very top of the Catholic Church. But in my 10 years of managing condom social marketing programs for HIV prevention and fa...
Dec 1st, 2010
HARARE, Zimbabwe — The United States launched a program in Zimbabwe Wednesday to encourage HIV testing, with the U.S. ambassador, local musicians, broadcast personalities and soccer stars taking tests to mark the occasion. Alexio Kawara, one of the nation’s most popular musicians, said Zimbabwe...
Nov 23rd, 2010
Women as well as men can use condoms to protect themselves against diseases such as Aids, the Vatican has confirmed at the launch of a new book about the Pope. Pope Benedict XVI had said in a new book that the use of condoms by Catholics would be morally justifiable in “certain cases”, ci...