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  1. Gambia’s democracy survives political turbulence

    ... referred to himself as a miracle worker with powers to cure AIDS, and left some 21,000 HIV-infected Gambians without lifesaving ... - 10 Aug 2017

  2. Philanthropists join forces to fund Africa’s cash-strapped health sector

    ... continent’s health care systems, the persistence of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, and the growth of lifestyle diseases such as ... over a five-year period, two-thirds to be used to fight HIV/AIDS on the continent.  While acknowledging the Gates’ generosity, ... - 9 Aug 2017

  3. AIDS-related deaths decline; 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment – UN report

    ... UN News Centre On World AIDS Day, people in Nigeria took a walk in the Asokoro neighbourhood of Abuja to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in the general public. Photo: UNAIDS 20 July 2017 ...

    eleni - 21 Jul 2017

  4. 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. ... - 23 Feb 2017

  5. 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 ... - 23 Feb 2017

  6. 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 ... - 23 Feb 2017

  7. 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 ... - 23 Feb 2017

  8. Gains made in fight against malaria

    ... Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Global financing for malaria control increased ... - 23 Feb 2017

  9. 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 ... - 23 Feb 2017

  10. 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 ... - 23 Feb 2017