The Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria

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 Health
Nov 29th, 2011
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Southern African countries, hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, are likely to be most affected over the next three years as funding from one of the world’s biggest donors dries up, a coalition of AIDS activists said on Monday. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria called off its next ...
By benim
In Health
Mar 8th, 2011
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I’m extremely grateful to be invited to share my voice alongside all these incredible women on International Women’s Day. As an ambassador for the global health organization PSI (Population Services International), I’ve been fortunate to have traveled to places like the Central Afri...
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 Europe
Jan 24th, 2011
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GENEVA — A $21.7 billion development fund backed by celebrities and hailed as an alternative to the bureaucracy of the United Nations is seeing as much as two-thirds of some grants eaten up by corruption, The Associated Press has learned. Much of the money has been accounted for with forged documents...
By benim
In Health
Jan 14th, 2011
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Since the November elections and after his compromise over the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts, some Democrats have suggested that President Obama doesn’t have the guts to go mano a mano with the Republicans. Others have intimated that if Obama can’t stand up for what they see as tradi...
By benim
In Analysis
Dec 1st, 2010
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Both HIV prevalence rates and the numbers of people dying from AIDS vary greatly between African countries. In Somalia and Senegal the HIV prevalence is under 1% of the adult population, whereas in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe around 10-15% of adults are infected with HIV. Southern Africa is the wors...
By benim
In Analysis
Nov 7th, 2010
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It is an established fact that malaria is wasting away precious lives of majority people. And it is striking to know that the battle against malaria is seemingly being lost. Apart from the fact that malaria exacts significant cost burden on health cost, it is making life unbearable for under-five chi...