Navigation Links
Emmy Award Winning Actress Debra Messing Visits Zimbabwe
Date:12/10/2009

Helps PSI, DFID and USAID highlight progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS


HARARE, Zimbabwe, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy Award winning actress and PSI (Population Services International) Ambassador Debra Messing is in Zimbabwe celebrating organizations, donors and individuals who have contributed to the substantial decline in HIV prevalence rates in the country. Over the past six years Zimbabwe has seen a dramatic reduction in the adult HIV prevalence rate, from approximately 25 percent in 2003 to 14 percent today. Messing expressed hope that her visit would draw attention to the ongoing need for resources and support to continue the positive trend.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091210/DC24416)

"In a region ravaged by HIV, Zimbabwe has made extensive strides to stem the spread of this disease," said Messing. "Though I am deeply saddened to see the devastation the disease has caused, I am filled with hope when I see the incredible team of people - local leaders, NGOs, the donor community and the people of Zimbabwe themselves - who are joining together in the fight against HIV and AIDS."

Messing, along with a representative of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), is concluding a week-long trip in the country, where she is visiting HIV programs funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and run by implementing partner PSI.

Of particular note was Messing's trip to a hair salon where the hairdressers offered HIV education to customers in the shop. In Zimbabwe, women are disproportionately affected by HIV. Through a program funded by DFID and USAID, PSI is able to reach this vulnerable populatio
'/>"/>

SOURCE Population Services International
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Corbett Selected to Host the Only Midwest Global Awards Judging Competition
2. UVa researcher awarded $3.6 million grant to fight drug-resistant bacteria
3. Finicky Felines Award Four Stars to New Wellness(R) Healthy Indulgence Everyday Entrees
4. Award-winning QUITPLAN(R) Services Billboard Debuts in Rogers
5. Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Research Wins N.I.H. Award
6. MDS Pharma Services Wins Award for Management of Global Malaria Trial
7. Southwest Ambulance Awarded Exclusive, 3-Year Contract Extension in Peoria, Arizona
8. Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced
9. ComPsych(R) Corp. Announces Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Sprint, Erie Insurance, City of Naperville and Green Hills Public Library
10. Michigan Hospitals Receive Governors Award
11. Siemens Congratulates Kenneth R. Bertka, M.D., Recipient of 2007 AMDIS Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... 2014 The fastest-growing mobile technology is ... measurement of LTE networks continues to grow due to ... devices have increased mobile data traffic, which is a ... market. Communications Test and Measurement equipment comply with industry ... Communications Test and Measurement Market is estimated to grown ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 "The second toes ... uncomfortable and painful to wear shoes," said an inventor from ... sock that prevents this from happening. , He then created ... way to prevent the second and big toes from overlapping. ... while wearing shoes. Ergonomic and easy to use, it's ideal ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... prom shopping reaching its final days, VogueQueen.com, a renowned ... its new and trendy apparels. Recently, the company has ... online shop. Additionally, it is now providing huge discounts ... to the company’s sales manager, the promotion will come ... He says, “Now, worldwide clients can order cheap ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... As reported in this July 1st article ... the June 25th, 2014 Supreme Court ruling in Riley v ... It was also met with both cheers and jeers when ... seen from an individual privacy perspective, or a law enforcement ... now precedent which will require law enforcement officials to obtain ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm ... Lawsuits (case #59776/2014), announces they have launched a new ... the popular hair dye, Just For Men, has caused some ... and other areas. In addition to detailing symptoms that are ... the advertisements being run by Wright & Schulte LLC will ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:VogueQueen.com Updates Its Summer Collection With New And Trendy Evening Dresses 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 3Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 4Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 5Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 2Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 3Health News:Just for Men Lawsuit News: TV Campaign Launched by Wright & Schulte LLC to Inform Consumers of the Alleged Association between the Popular Hair Dye and Chemical Burns 4
... halted early because of supplement,s poor performance , SATURDAY, ... supplement selenium doesn,t reduce the likelihood of lung cancer ... Daniel D. Karp, a professor in the department of ... Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, is scheduled to present ...
... ... Dad,” and Faces iMake, among Father’s Day 2010 GreatDad Recommends Award and Mr. Dad Seal ... San ... Day activities this year are in for a real treat. Presented by Mr. Dad and ...
... ... and prisons , ... (PRWEB) June 5, 2010 -- President Narconon International, Clark Carr, just finished his fourth ... relapse prevention technology to Mexico. Accompanied by U.S. and Mexican volunteers, Carr demonstrated pain ...
... ... Savory, the Savory Institute and the Africa Centre for Holistic Management are winning awards for ... and rivers back to life, increase food production and security and store carbon in ever ... ...
... According to new research that will be presented on Saturday, ... Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the majority of U.S. dental ... sleep disorders, which affect more than 70 million adults in ... - Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry surveyed each of ...
... According to new research that will be presented on ... the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, between 31 ... sleep apnea treatment remained effective. Subjective daytime sleepiness, fatigue ... Mandibular advancement appliances (MAA) have been shown to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Don't Count on Selenium to Prevent Lung Cancer Recurrence 2Health News:Mr. Dad and GreatDad.com Salute Fathers and Families with This Spring's ‘Seal of Approval' Picks 2Health News:Mr. Dad and GreatDad.com Salute Fathers and Families with This Spring's ‘Seal of Approval' Picks 3Health News:Mr. Dad and GreatDad.com Salute Fathers and Families with This Spring's ‘Seal of Approval' Picks 4Health News:Narconon Campaigns to Help Mexico Reduce Drug-related Violence in Sonora and Michoacan 2Health News:Holistic Management and Allan Savory Win the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Award for Turning Deserts into Thriving Grasslands and Combating Climate Change. 2Health News:US dental schools leave graduates unprepared to screen for sleep disorders 2Health News:Sleep apnea patients using oral appliance therapy show high efficacy and compliance 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014  BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM ... , Inc., a leading provider of Siemens Nuclear Medicine ... agreement naming BC Technical as the authorized provider of ... MiE and BC Technical announced today that the two ... Technical as the service and systems provider for MiE,s ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014   Ventana Medical Systems, ... announced it has entered into an agreement with Merck ... as EMD Serono in the United States ... collaborate with Merck KGaA,s biopharmaceutical division on the development ... undisclosed target using Ventana,s proprietary diagnostic assays. In alignment ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014   LabStyle Innovations Corp . (OTCQB:DRIO), developer ... the appointment of Professor Richard B. Stone ... of Directors. Prof. Stone brings over ... LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, company ... expert. He currently serves on the board of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment 2Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4
... With obesity in America reaching alarming levels -- across our adult and youth ... who used BodyMedia,s wearable body-monitoring technology either in conjunction with a group weight loss ... three times more weight than individuals who attempted ... ...
... Ill., March 11 The U.S. Food ... supplemental new drug application (sNDA) of a new six-month ... Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) for ...  Palliative treatment helps to relieve symptoms associated with advanced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Results are in: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight 2The Results are in: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight 3The Results are in: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight 4The Results are in: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight 5The Results are in: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight 6Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 2Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 3Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 4Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 5Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 6Abbott Seeks FDA Approval of a New Six-Month 45-mg Formulation of Lupron(R) Depot for the Palliative Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer 7
... slot into the side ... monitor, so patient information ... patient's side. Data is ... and storage at the ...
... Telemetry System is a telemetry system ... which require monitoring and performance. With ... able to monitor patients from virtually ... and wireless bedsides. Now, monitoring your ...
TeleRehab Advantage is a monitoring system that automates the generation of outcomes data. Patient information and session information is automatically transferred from the monitoring program to Outc...
... Clearly, the ISI Lexan Universal ... surgical table for lower and ... head and neck, and lower ... traction package gives you the ...
Medicine Products: