HIV/AIDS in Africa
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world's population, Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted...
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HIV/AIDS in Swaziland
HIV/AIDS in Swaziland was first reported in 1986 but has since reached epidemic proportions due in large part to cultural beliefs which discourage safe-sex practices. Coupled with a high rate of co-in...
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa is a prominent health concern; South Africa is believed to have more people with HIV/AIDS than any other country in the world.The 2007 UNAIDS report estimated that 5,700,000 S...
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HIV/AIDS in Uganda
The very high rate of HIV infection experienced in Uganda during the 1980s and early 1990s created an urgent need for people to know their HIV status. The only option available to them was offered by ...
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DATA
Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa (DATA) was a multinational non-government organization founded in January 2002 in London by U2's Bono along with Bobby Shriver and activists from the Jubilee 2000 Drop the De...
HIV/AIDS in South African townships
South Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic, which is among the most severe in the world, is concentrated in its townships, where many black South Africans live due to the lingering effects of the Group Areas Ac...
Stephen Lewis
Stephen Henry Lewis, CC (born November 11, 1937) is a Canadian politician, broadcaster and diplomat. He was the leader of the social democratic Ontario New Democratic Party for most of the 1970s.Durin...
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Noerine Kaleeba
Noerine Kaleeba is a Ugandan physiotherapist and educator. She is the co-founder of the Aids activism group "The AIDS Support Organization" (TASO). She is currently a programme development adviser for...
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Virodene
Virodene is a controversial AIDS drug developed in South Africa, but rejected by the scientific community. Controversy surrounds the research procedures, political interference and the safety and effi...
Tapestries of Hope
Tapestries of Hope is a feature-length documentary that exposes the virgin cleansing myth that if a man rapes a virgin he will be cured of HIV/AIDS. The film focuses on the work human rights activist ...
ICCF Holland
International Child Care Fund Holland is a small non-governmental organization that supports a project in Kibaale, a small town in the south of Uganda. The project aims at helping AIDS victims. In t...
AIDS Information Centre
AIDS Information Centre-Uganda (AIC) is a Non-Governmental Organization in Uganda established in 1990 to provide Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) for Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV). The Or...
Timeline of early HIV/AIDS cases
This article is a timeline of early AIDS cases.An AIDS case is classified as "early" if the death occurred before 18 June 1981, when the AIDS epidemic was formally recognized by medical professionals ...
HIV/AIDS in Botswana
Botswana is experiencing one of the most severe HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world. The national HIV prevalence rate among adults ages 15 to 49 is 24.8 percent, which is the second highest in the world, ...
Camp Bulkeley
Camp Bulkeley is an encampment aboard United States Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Camp Bulkeley was constructed between 1943 - 1945. Originally, the camp was constructed to house Marines that were p...
Apparel Lesotho Alliance to fight AIDS
The Apparel Lesotho Alliance to Fight AIDS (ALAFA) is an industry-wide programme providing prevention and treatment for over 40 000 mainly women workers in the Lesotho apparel industry. This is helpin...
Gideon Byamugisha
Reverend Canon Gideon Byamugisha (born 1959) is an Anglican priest in Uganda with a parish outside of Kampala. In 1992, he became the first religious leader in Africa to publicly announce that he was...
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Starfish Greathearts Foundation
Starfish Greathearts Foundation is an international non-governmental organisation formed in response to the tragedy of children orphaned or left vulnerable by the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa. It...
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The Storm (2008 film)
The Storm is a Canadian documentary directed by Ross Birchall.Principal photography took place in rural areas of Eastern Africa, with stock footage filmed in other parts of Africa, parts of Indonesia...
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Abstinence, be faithful, use a condom
Abstinence, be faithful, use a condom, also known as the ABC strategy or abstinence-plus sex education, also known as abstinence-based sex education, is a sex education policy based on a combination ...
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa is a non-fiction book written by Stephen Lewis for the Massey Lectures. Lewis wrote it in early to mid-2005 and House of Anansi Press relea...
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Paula Donovan
Paula Donovan is an American AIDS and women's rights activist. She is the co-executive director with Stephen Lewis of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote mor...
HIV/AIDS in Rwanda
Rwanda faces a generalized epidemic, with an HIV prevalence rate of 3.1 percent among adults ages 15 to 49. The prevalence rate has remained relatively stable, with an overall decline since the late 1...
Kemron
Kemron is the name of a drug which was released in Kenya in the 1991 and purported to be highly effective in removing the symptoms of AIDS from people who have HIV. When put under international scrut...
Dry sex
Dry sex is the sexual practice of having sexual intercourse without vaginal lubrication. Vaginal lubrication can be removed by using herbal aphrodisiacs, household detergents, antiseptics, by wiping o...
Lucille Teasdale-Corti
Lucille Teasdale-Corti, CM GOQ (January 30, 1929 – August 1, 1996) was a Canadian physician, surgeon and international aid worker, who worked in Uganda and contributed to the development of...
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HIV/AIDS in Senegal
Senegal has a low prevalence of HIV, at under 1% of the adult population.
Although Senegal is a very poor country, it has maintained a low HIV prevalence. With a “concentrated” epidemic, the gener...