Navigation Links
Fight against HIV taken up by Zimbabwe's Hairdressers

Zimbabwean hairdressers are the latest to join the fight against HIV with their services of counseling and giving out condoms to their clients.// They have been recruited as part of an innovative program to reduce HIV infection, with a £20m grant from the British government. This donation is expected to aid in the funding of a five-year campaign to reduce new infections by increasing testing and encouraging safer sex.

The British government's policy of withholding funds from President Robert Mugabe's government has caused the grant to go to the non-governmental group Population Services International (PSI) that also receives funds from the US. With this grant the campaign will be aided in the increase of its condom sales from 160m to 250m.

Over 1,000 hairdressers have received training on advising their clients about sexual matters as well as in the sale of male and female condoms. Yasmin Madan, of PSI in Harare said, "The salons are conductive environments where women can feel free to speak about HIV-related issues. Our hairdressers are very enthusiastic about the positive social role they can play."

Last year over half of all female condoms were distributed through the network of 700 beauty salons in low-income areas. Since 2001 the demand in Zimbabwe for female condoms has increased by 240%. Zimbabwe is one of the few countries with a successful female condom program.

It also has one of the world's highest HIV rates, with one in five adults estimated to be infected. 80% of these have been found to be unaware of their status. One of the primary aims of this campaign is to provide testing and counseling for some 800,000 people. In addition it offers support groups for those who test positive.


NLA
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation
2. Fight anemia by fortifying crops with iron!!!!!!!!
3. Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture
4. Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer
5. Fight against E.coli
6. Red Wine Helps Fight Heart disease
7. Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death
8. SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight
9. Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne
10. Common Cold Found to Fight Cancer
11. The Possibility Of Fighting HIV with Another Virus Questioned
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Fight against HIV taken Zimbabwe Hairdressers

(Date:8/23/2014)... The report “Polycarbonate Resin Market by ... 2018” defines and segments the global polycarbonate resin ... revenue and consumption. It also identifies driving and ... with analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning ... revenues are forecasted on the basis of major ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... 2014 Having been in the dental field ... Arlington, Texas, saw a need for an effective way to ... I came up with the idea for my design," she ... way for a user to clean the mouth without a ... items. It also helps avoid plaque buildup and maintains proper ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 ... trading system created by Greg Marks has been generating ... earlier this month. The commotion surrounding the new product ... an investigative review. , “In recent years ... trading software systems, commonly referred to as robots or ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 ... now have a study aid in preparing for Food ... safety practice test by Dynamic Path. , Dynamic ... study module, which includes more than 200 review questions ... study materials are designed to cover requirements of the ...
(Date:8/23/2014)... August 23, 2014 Youth substance abuse ... It’s no different in Houston, TX. Substance abuse can ... victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers ... to beat substance abuse, but don’t know where to ... facility can be a challenge because most treatment options ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Polycarbonate Resin Market by Applications and Geography Projected to $18.3 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Polycarbonate Resin Market by Applications and Geography Projected to $18.3 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Polycarbonate Resin Market by Applications and Geography Projected to $18.3 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Legal Insider Bot Review Examining Greg Marks’ Trading Software Released 2Health News:Food Handler Safety Certification Made Easy with Dynamic Path 2Health News:New Houston Hotline Assisting Juveniles in Locating Dependable Rehabilitation Help 2
... better prognosis, study finds , , FRIDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) ... the risk of getting breast cancer, but women who take ... risk of dying from the disease, a new study suggests. ... particular type of cancer that is easier to treat," explained ...
... Ariz., Dec. 12 Roberta Kalafut, D.O., just announced her ... to a close the worst abuses of power by the ... unjust disciplinary actions, particularly against her competitors, and stonewalling by ... , "We applaud Kalafut,s resignation," said AAPS Executive ...
... Fair Offers New Chemists and Chemical Engineers an Opportunity to ... , PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 12 Informex ... the upcoming InformexUSA exhibition in San Francisco free of charge. ... 25 and under to learn more about the chemical technologies ...
... saw disease stabilize or improve, study shows , , ... combination of medicines designed to boost immune function ... interim results from an ongoing Mayo Clinic study. ... immunomodulatory drug called pomalidomide with dexamethasone (pom/dex) improved ...
... At its 12th annual holiday gala The,Teddy Bear ... Award to Steve,Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television ... to children with special needs. Grammy(R),winning singer-songwriter Kenny ... of the Heart. Long standing friend and colleague ...
... YORK, Dec. 12 In his last public remarks as,the ... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ), today said ... markets and regulatory environments,encourage and reward companies for the long-term, ... bench to the bedside. , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HRT Users Who Get Breast Cancer Less Likely to Die 2Health News:HRT Users Who Get Breast Cancer Less Likely to Die 3Health News:AAPS Applauds the Resignation of TMB President Roberta Kalafut, Mari Robinson Should Resign Next 2Health News:Informex Invites Young Chemists to Attend InformexUSA 2Health News:Informex Invites Young Chemists to Attend InformexUSA 3Health News:Combo Therapy Helps Multiple Myeloma Patients 2Health News:The Help Group's Teddy Bear Ball Salutes Sony Pictures Television President, Steve Mosko and Features Performance by Kenny Loggins 2Health News:Lilly Chairman Taurel Says Promise of Personalized Medicine Could be Jeopardized by Short-Sighted Public Policies 2Health News:Lilly Chairman Taurel Says Promise of Personalized Medicine Could be Jeopardized by Short-Sighted Public Policies 3
(Date:8/22/2014)...  WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WGBS) today announced the ... common stock and warrants at a price of $10,000 ... to deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses ... immediately separable and will be issued separately.  The shares ... The NASDAQ Stock Market under the ticker symbol "WGBS" ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ... announced positive results from its Phase 3 pivotal ... half-life recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia ... met its primary endpoint in reducing annualized bleed ... the on-demand arm. Top-line results from ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 /CNW/ - Eisai Limited is pleased to support the ... comic book available in Canada . The ... to educate children and their parents about epilepsy, the most ... more than 300,000 Canadians. Eisai is guided by a corporate ... which the patient is central – there was a need ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 2WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 3WaferGen Bio-Systems Announces Pricing of $20 Million Underwritten Offering and Uplisting to NASDAQ 4Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 2Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 3Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 4Baxter Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Its Phase 3 Study of BAX 855, Extended Half-Life Recombinant FVIII for Hemophilia A Patients 5Eisai Pleased to Support Canadian Epilepsy Alliance Comic Book that Teaches Children About Epilepsy 2
... 22, 2011     ... catch up   with   their urban counterparts in adopting technology ...   data spill shows risk of online health records . ... IT and its current challenges? Ambitious national healthcare IT programmes and ...
... Aug. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. (NASDAQ: ... leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, ... the annual general meeting of shareholders of 3SBio ... at 10:00 a.m., Shenyang time, at our executive ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Innovations in E-Health & Informatics Europe: The Need for a European EHealth Strategy 23SBio Inc. to Hold 2011 Annual General Meeting on September 20, 2011 2
Right angled 5 mm blunt hook. Overall length: 9.9 inches....
Fine short working end. Overall length: 4.9 inches. Most popular size or model....
11.5 mm curved hook. Flat serrated handle with polished finish. Overall length: 5.9 inches....
Designed for manipulating one piece lenses. The "Y: hook is excellent for capturing haptics and centering the lens. Straight shaft with "Y" shaped tip. Round knurled handle with dull finish. Overall ...
Medicine Products: