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Klebsiella Outbreak In Durban Blamed On Staff Shortage & Overcrowding

The national director general of health had stated on Friday that the precedent conditions of staff shortages and overcrowding had led to the Klebsiella// outbreak at Durban's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, which had killed 22 babies early in 2005. Thami Mseleku said, “Nobody needs to comm...

Clinical trial finds microbicide promising as HIV prevention method for women

...en February 2005 and September 2008 and involved 3,099 women at six sites in Africa and one in the United States. In Africa, the sites were located in durban and Hlabisa, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Harare, Zimbabwe; Lusaka, Zambia; Blantyre, Malawi; and Lilongwe, Malawi. The U.S. site was in Philadelphia....

New MRI to debut in African nation of Malawi; will save lives, advance malaria research

...fter what could have been a harrowing journey. The machine was assembled in China and, beginning March 15, transported to the South African port of durban by sea. After its arrival on the continent, the precious cargo was hauled by truck to its final destination, traveling through Botswana and Zambia to ...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...eeking a low-cost method that women could use (without the consent of male partners) to protect themselves against HIV. The study was conducted in durban and Johannesburg, South Africa, and in Harare, Zimbabwe. It enrolled nearly 5,000 women ages 18-49 and followed them an average of 18 months. Half of ...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...ourse of ARVs which have given them all a new lease of life. Tommy was one of the stars of the show at last week's national AIDS conference in durban where he addressed delegates about his life and how he hopes to help others replicate his stirring story. "I want to look after albino babies that can...

HIV and AIDS Pregnancies Considerably Reduced- South African Health Minister

...ree million female condoms were distributed. UNAIDS executive director Peter Piot told reporters at the third South African AIDS conference in durban that if there is one thing that works and that prevents people from HIV, it is condoms,Though condoms are widely accessible and affordable they are no...

How HIV "Exhausts" Killer T Cells

...rd of pregnant women there are infected with HIV. The researchers conducted much of their work at the Doris Duke Medical Research Institute in Durban. durban is the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, and HIV prevalence among pregnant women in the city exceeds 50 percent. The studies at the lab in South Af...

British Court Rules In Favour of Free Treatment For Prisoners With HIV

... The durban High Court ruled on Thursday in favour of a group of South African prisoners with HIV that the Westville prisons department// must immediately remove ...

Traditional Indian Paintings - Popularized In South Africa

...es'in an exhibition of contemporary Indian paintings and sculptures held at durban for a period of 3 weeks in a month. // Since having a cultural co-oper... Initially the exhibition was started at Cape Town, and then moved to durban and Pretoria. 'Visual Trajectories', which has made a revolution in t...

Traditional Indian Paintings - Popularized In South Africa

... in an exhibition //of contemporary Indian paintings and sculptures held at durban for a period of 3 weeks in a month. Since having a cultural co-operat... Initially the exhibition was started at Cape Town, and then moved to durban and Pretoria. 'Visual Trajectories', which has made a revolution in t...
Durban in Biological News

A new tool against brain disease

...rd of pregnant women there are infected with HIV. The researchers conducted much of their work at the Doris Duke Medical Research Institute in Durban. durban is the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, and HIV prevalence among pregnant women in the city exceeds 50 percent. The studies at the lab in Sout...

How HIV 'exhausts' killer T cells

...rd of pregnant women there are infected with HIV. The researchers conducted much of their work at the Doris Duke Medical Research Institute in Durban. durban is the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal, and HIV prevalence among pregnant women in the city exceeds 50 percent. The studies at the lab in Sout...
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