Malawi Muslims fight sex customs fueling AIDS

As HIV and AIDS pandemic continues to wreck havoc in Malawi, Muslim traditional leaders in the southern African nation have ganged up to “eradicate” some cultural practices which are said to be fueling the spread ....

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Unrelenting Gyan keeps up fitness on humanitarian trip to Malawi

Asamoah Gyan engaged himself in an intense gym session to keep up with his fitness despite being away on a humanitarian mission with the UNAIDS in Malawi. The Black Stars captain as always being very ....

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The Nkhoma Synod of the CCAP has urged government to formalise National Alcohol Policy.

Speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during the opening of a planning meeting to strategies on advocacy process to the National Alcohol Policy, the Synod’s Moderator, Vasco Kachipa, said there is need to have the policy ....

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Joyce Banda elected to be the champion of Malaria, HIV and AIDS in the SADC Region

African Leaders at the 50th session of Africa Union Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia have elected the Malawi Leader, Joyce Banda, to be the champion of Malaria, HIV and AIDS in the SADC Region Malian ....

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The Impact of an Innovative Approach to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV — Malawi,

Antiretroviral medications can reduce rates of mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to less than 5% (1). However, in 2011, only 57% of HIV-infected pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries received a World ....

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HIV Cure Found: Child born with HIV cured by US doctors

Medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus but now needing no medication. A baby girl who was born with HIV has been cured after very early treatment with ....

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Zimbabwe has only 2 months supply of ARV’s

Zimbabwe's Ministry of Health and Child Welfare has revealed that it only has two months' supply of anti-retroviral drugs left countrywide and is appealing to the Global Fund for assistance to avert a possible catastrophe. ....

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Zimbabwe music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi discloses HIV status

Zimbabwe music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi has moved to quash rumours that he is HIV-positive following several false stories that he had died last year. Arguably the country’s most successful musician, Mtukudzi has in the past ....

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Malawi registers 1000 new HIV cases every week

More Malawians continue being diagnosed with HIV with the country registering 1000 new cases every week and over 50 000 every year. Vice President for the Republic of Malawi, Khumbo Kachali disclosed this Saturday during ....

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HIV infection and fertility preferences in rural Malawi

Although HIV-prevalence and fertility rates in sub-Saharan Africa are among the highest in the world, little is known about how HIV infection affects the fertility preferences of men and women in the region. A quasi-experimental ....

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Malawi Needs Donor Support To Maintain HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

In the last of a series of posts on the U.K. Department for International Development’s (DfID) blog examining the department’s work in Malawi, Neil Squires, DfID head of profession for health, looks at the sustainability ....

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