Tag: "defeating" at medical news
Eight More African Countries Included In US Malaria Program
...ders, officials and malaria activists "The goal of defeating
malaria is a challenging goal.” "We know exactly what it takes to prevent and treat the disease. The only question is whether we have the will to act." PRI...
'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio
...trategies have failed to reach the vulnerable lot, defeating
the very purpose of its initiation. In 2005 for instance, less than 50% of the young were well-informed about HIV; only 9% of homosexual men and less than 20% of injecting drug users had access to HIV prevention methods. Dangerously, a miniscule 9% o...
Malaria: The Invincible Might of a Parasite, Nestled in a 'Mite'
...ith the parasite proliferating to a virulent form, defeating
the host of anti-malarial drugs. Researchers are adopting a three pronged approach to combating malaria- newer medicines, changes in the environment, and development of vaccines. The World Health Organisation has made it a point to provide insecticid...
Virginity Vows by Teens may Mask Truth
...sk of contracting sexually transmitted disease and defeating
the purpose of sex education programmes....
UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV
...ere is a crisis over implementation of programs in defeating
HIV/AIDS and our response is to mobilize political momentum // globally and to see that the fruits of investment help in checking new infections,' Peter Piot, executive director of UNAIDS, said. 'Out top priority is to make the money work and ensure...
Bowel diseases linked to bug in milk
...infects cattle, is infiltrating water supplies and defeating
the milk pasteurisation process. Links between MAP, which has been found in 2% of pasteurised milk cartons, and Crohn's disease have been investigated for some years. In 1998 the government's advisory committee on dangerous pathogens decided that a l...