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Category : HIV/AIDS
The Double Tragedy of Drug Users The Standard, Pg. 20
Saturday, 12 Nov 2011

The controversial free needle replacement programme at the Coast General Hospital is about to be launched by the government of Kenya, with funding from Global Fund. Needle sharing among drug users being identified as a major mode of HIV transmission, says the director of Reachout center trust, wh

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UK Won’t Force Gay Rights on Africa, Assures Minister Daily Nation, Pg. 19
Friday, 11 Nov 2011

Britain’s Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham says Britain will not force African governments to enact pro-gay laws.

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Rising Infection Rates among Women Reflects Imbalance in Gender Relations Daily Nation, Pg. 13
Sunday, 13 Nov 2011

Prof Nyokabi Kamau, author of the book ‘AIDS Sexuality and Gender: Experiences of Women in Kenyan Universities opines that the last few years have seen Kenya being bogged down under the weight of many issues, and as a result issues to do with HIV/AIDS have been forgotten. She add that the n

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Empower Teachers to Combat HIV/AIDS in Schools The Standard, Pg. 15
Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

Ignorance and lack of information is fuelling misinformation about HIV/AIDS in schools, spreading fear and myth in equal measure, not only in our schools but across the wider society. Given the schools are meant to model young people into responsible and productive members of society, failure to

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State Told to Probe AIDS NGOs The Star, Pg. 10
Thursday, 10 Nov 2011

Alliance of Counselors against HIV/AIDS (Acaha) is appealing to the government to come up with a mechanism to monitor donations channeled to non-governmental organizations.

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Yes We Need Cheaper Antiretroviral Drugs Daily Nation, Pg. 5
Wednesday, 09 Nov 2011

The executive director of the Kenya Network of Women with AIDS (KENWA) lauds the report that the cost of anti-retroviral drugs is set to come down, as most people take drugs only when they can afford them.

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Mbona Waafrika Walazimishwe Kukubali Usenge Taifa Leo, Pg. 6
Monday, 07 Nov 2011

Hisia mbali mbali kuhusu taarifa iliotolewa na uingereza kuwa huenda ikaziweka vikwazo vya kiuchumi nchi za afrika abazo haziruhusu ushoga na huwaadhibu mashoga kisheria yatolewa na watu, wakidai kuwa huu ni ukoloni mamboleo.

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How Jiggers Accelerate Spread Of HIV/AIDS Kenya Today, Pg. 2
Monday, 07 Nov 2011

A senior deputy director of education says teachers should educate children on standard hygiene standards as a measure of containing the jigger infestation, adding that there is a risk of passing on blood transmitted infections such as HIV/AIDS through use of unsterilized equipments to remove the

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