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  1. India’s medical tourism gets Africans’ attention

    ... communicable diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, among others. According to medical journal BMJ , “Africa experiences ... Indian pharmaceutical company, cut the price of HIV/AIDS antiretroviral drugs to below a dollar a day. This brought the cost of ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  2. Wanted: affordable medicines for all

    ... that gained global attention at the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Currently the cost of a year’s supply of first-line HIV ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  3. We can improve health systems in Africa

    ... South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. HIV/AIDS and malaria continue to be key health issues in Africa, which has 11% of ... world's population but is home to 60% of the people with HIV/AIDS. In the coming years, what would progress look like? We have made ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  4. Lifestyle diseases pose new burden for Africa

    ... diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, polio and HIV/AIDS. Time bomb Africa, home to 54 low and middle-income countries, ... Although communicable diseases such as malaria, TB and HIV/AIDS and other conditions still predominate in sub-Saharan Africa, WHO projects ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  5. It’s time to rethink medical insurance

    ... the late Dr. Joep Lange, a pioneering researcher in HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa in the late 1990s, once declared. In 2000 Dr. Lange founded the PharmAccess Foundation to make HIV/AIDS treatment accessible in Africa through partnerships with multinational ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  6. Gains made in fight against malaria

    ... Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Global financing for malaria control increased ...

    web.ar - 28 Nov 2016

  7. Dying from lack of medicines

    ... diseases on the continent: malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Globally, 50% of children under five who die of pneumonia, diarrhoea, ... to 80% of the antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to treat HIV/AIDS, according to trade data. “Many African governments spend a ...

    web.ar - 25 Nov 2016

  8. Taking health services to remote areas

    ... worker and project officer at CHAT. The clinics also do HIV/AIDS testing and counselling, and referrals for antiretroviral treatment. ...

    web.ar - 25 Nov 2016

  9. Africa's new strategies to defeat HIV/AIDS

    ... A patient discussing medication with a doctor at HIV/AIDS unit in Botswana. Photo credit: AMO/Eric Miller After more ... menacing monster, Africa is finally slowing the rate of HIV/AIDS infections to a crawl. Over the last decade, progress in tackling the ...

    web.ar - 25 Nov 2016

  10. Unleashing the power of Africa’s civil society

    ... CSOs dealing with health and social issues such as HIV/AIDS, reproductive health and the rights of women usually get more funding than ... officer at the at Edo State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. “It is difficult getting support locally, most civil society ...

    web.ar - 25 Nov 2016