Unprecedented Scale-Up of Voluntary Male Circumcision Begins in Swaziland and Zambia
The Male Circumcision Partnership expands access to proven HIV prevention intervention
WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a significant move from research on male circumcision to full-scale implementation, the Male Circumcision Partnership is launching a massive scale-up of ...
Men queue up for Circumcision In Swaziland To Prevent HIV/AIDS
There is a dramatic shift in attitudes toward circumcision in Swaziland, which has one of the world's // lowest rates of the practice and one of the highest HIV prevalence rates.
Circumcision, once widely viewed as unmanly, it is making a sudden comeback in the country since the publication o...
Bush Administration Proposes End of Funding of Anti-AIDS Program in Swaziland Swaziland
will soon see an end to the funds that was provided by the US administration towards the anti HIV program through // subsidized circumcisions to men in Swaziland.
According to the U.S. Agency for International Development it had only recently learned of the program and that it violated...
HIV/AIDS Program To Benefit Communities In Swaziland
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare’s Health Education Unit (HEU) in Swaziland
has launched a unique HIV/AIDS prevention program for more than 40 communities in the country. //
The campaign called 'STEPS for the Future' attempts to get the people thinking abut HIV AIDS through documenta...
Soaring Rates Of HIV Infection In Swaziland
The incidence of HIV/AIDS continues to soar in many countries of sub-Saharan Africa, despite national and international efforts to curb the AIDS pandemic. //Out of the 5 million new HIV/AIDS infections recorded every year worldwide, nearly 3.2 million cases were in sub-Saharan Africa. This approxim...
High Demand For Circumcision In AIDS-Hit Swaziland
Circumcision makes it comeback in Swaziland, years after it was banned by a king who reigned during the 19th century// The religious practice was apparently banned as the king (King Mswati II) felt that men recovering from the surgical procedure were diverted from waging war.
This situation h...
Family Prayer Candle Light Vigil for Life-Saving Rescue of 6-year-old 'Little Ambassador'
...arten little girl who in her short life has met with Former President Bush, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and the Queen Mother of swaziland
and the current Ambassadors to the USA from Zambia, Lesotho, Madagascar and Germany, has a life-threatening blood disorder which could be fatal if it ...
International Food Protection Training Institute to Deliver Inaugural Training Course to Food Safety Regulators
...ated in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the southern African countries of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, swaziland
For further information on the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, please visit the Foundation's website at www.wkkf.org . Inquiries ...
A Mother's Report Card: The Best - and Worst - Countries for Mothers
...r years of schooling versus a typical woman in Australia or New Zealand who receives over 20 years of formal education. On average, a girl born in swaziland
will not live to see her 40th birthday. Compare that to the typical girl born in Japan who will live to be 86 years old. "These statistics go f...
Infectious Diseases Institute Appoints Alex Coutinho, M.D as Executive Director
...ICEF/MOH initiative coordinating an intensive HIV education campaign for
schools in Kampala and Masaka, Uganda. From 1989-2001, Dr. Coutinho worked
pioneering HIV education and prevention programs at local and
Dr. Coutinho has been a member of the interim board of the Global F...
Laboratory professionals in Africa receive training under AIDS Relief Plan
...ed nations include Botswana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Haiti, Guyana, Zambia, Lesotho, swaziland
and Viet Nam. ASCP will be working in Ethiopia, Tanzania, South Africa, Zambia, Lesotho and Swaziland.
In the past year, 14 ASCP volunteer members...