AIDS Bulletin (UNAIDS) -
  • No Accurate Figure Of HIV/AIDS Carriers In Africa
    22 april 2001 20:05:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Ebrahim Samba, has said that there was no accurate figure of HIV/AIDS carriers in Africa, as different organisations have been giving conflicting figures in different parts of the continent. Full text...

  • African AIDS Summit: Body Seeks Support For AIDS Vaccine
    22 april 2001 20:01:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Ahead of this week's African Summit on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Other Related Infectious Diseases in Abuja, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has urged all participants to accelerate the development of preventive vaccines for AIDS and assure their worldwide availability. Full text...

  • Benin to participate in AIDS summit in Abuja
    22 april 2001 14:55:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin will participate in the Special OAU Summit on HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmissible diseases scheduled 25-27 April in Abuja, Nigeria, official sources announced in Cotonou. Full text...

  • Tanzanian employers count HIV/AIDS toll
    22 april 2001 11:24:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- As the people's attention gets shorter, the employers face the difficult challenge of trying to get their employees think longer-term about the escalating HIV/AIDS pandemic. Full text...

  • Experts say 30 million Africans will die of AIDS in 10 years
    20 april 2001 23:33:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Some 30 million Africans will die of AIDS related complexes in the next 10 years, three consultants revealed this week in an international scientific conference in the Ugandan capital of Kampala. Full text...

  • Activist says Namibians can beat AIDS by being responsible
    20 april 2001 21:16:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- Namibian women should regard their health and well-being as a personal responsibility, and view it as their right to demand effective safeguards to protect themselves and their unborn babies from infection. Full text...

  • Workshop recommends incentives for HIV/AIDS victims
    20 april 2001 20:36:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Participants at a just-ended workshop on HIV/AIDS here have recommended incentives for the formation of an association of People Living With Aids (PLWA). Full text...

  • ILO Meeting to Discuss Code on Fair Treatment of HIV Victims
    20 april 2001 15:00:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- The International Labour Organisation has circulated to all member countries a draft code it expects to be accepted as a global guide on elimination of discrimination against HIV/AIDS victims in workplaces. Full text...

  • Netherlands offers support in fight against AIDS
    20 april 2001 14:53:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The Netherlands has offered Burkina Faso reagents for HIV tests and medicines for treatment of opportunistic diseases related to AIDS valued at 325 million CFA F. Full text...

  • Kenya plans to allow parallel importation of drugs
    20 april 2001 11:15:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The importation of the parallel generic version of HIV/AIDS drugs could be allowed in Kenya once a bill recently tabled in parliament becomes law. Full text...

  • Germany supports HIV/AIDS fight in Burkina Faso
    19 april 2001 23:28:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Germany Thursday allocated 1. Full text...

  • Ugandan President proposes Africa HIV/AIDS fund-raise
    19 april 2001 22:54:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has proposed a fund-raise by African leaders finance anti- retroviral treatment for the world's 36 million HIV carriers. Full text...

  • Annan says fight against AIDS requires total mobilisation
    19 april 2001 21:42:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan says dealing with the HIV/AIDS scourge in Africa requires the co-operation of all leaders on the continent, working together and mobilising their whole societies. Full text...

  • Ghana HIV/AIDS Foundation inaugurated
    19 april 2001 20:04:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- A 15-member board of trustees of the Ghana HIV/AIDS Foundation (GHAF) was inaugurated Wednesday in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to mobilise resources to fight the syndrome. Full text...

  • Appeal for anti-HIV drugs to protect unborn babies
    19 april 2001 18:50:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- A legal consultant with the Dakar- based African Council of AIDS Service Organisations (AfriCASO), has called on African governments to mobilise resources for anti-retroviral treatment for HIV-positive pregnant women. Full text...

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