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Mozambique’s first HIV vaccine trial heralds new era in local research

Mozambique’s first HIV vaccine trial heralds new era in local research

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 15, 2013 0

MAPUTO 15 March 2013 (IRIN) - Mozambique has completed its first HIV vaccine trial and is set to embark on a second, a demonstration of the country’s increased HIV research capacity.

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Guinea violence mars political progress

Guinea violence mars political progress

March 8, 2013 0

DAKAR 08 March 2013 (IRIN) - Two months ago Guinea was abuzz with talk of a newly launched electoral commission amid signs that the country, without a parliament for five years, was finally

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Analysis: Condoms continue to confound Uganda

Analysis: Condoms continue to confound Uganda

March 1, 2013 0

KAMPALA 01 March 2013 (IRIN) - The condom has played a central role in Uganda’s official HIV prevention strategy for over two decades, but the country has yet to get it right, with

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Activists pressure Kenya’s presidential candidates to act on HIV

Activists pressure Kenya’s presidential candidates to act on HIV

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 25, 2013 0

BOMET 25 February 2013 (IRIN) - A small team of HIV/AIDS activists is trailing Kenyan presidential candidates as they crisscross the country, pressing them to increase their commitment to the care and treatment

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New cases of dengue fever, kala-azar reported in Kenya’s north

New cases of dengue fever, kala-azar reported in Kenya’s north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 19, 2013 0

MANDERA/WAJIR 19 February 2013 (IRIN) - An outbreak of dengue fever and a suspected outbreak of kala-azar in northern Kenya are drawing attention to the need for improved health services in some of

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What’s the way forward for Mali?

What’s the way forward for Mali?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 12, 2013 0

DAKAR 12 February 2013 (IRIN) - The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists’ drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over,

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Hazards and options for Mali’s future

Hazards and options for Mali’s future

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 12, 2013 0

DAKAR 12 February 2013 (IRIN) - The French military offensive in Mali halted militant Islamists’ drive southwards and dislodged them from parts of the northern region, but the fight is far from over,

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Analysis: Changing the discourse on Afghan IDPs

Analysis: Changing the discourse on Afghan IDPs

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 7, 2013 0

JALALABAD/DUBAI 07 February 2013 (IRIN) - A key challenge for the Afghan government and aid agencies is how to help the country’s huge population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) reintegrate in their home

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Analysis: Afghan government promises rethink on IDPs

Analysis: Afghan government promises rethink on IDPs

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 7, 2013 0

JALALABAD/DUBAI 07 February 2013 (IRIN) - A key challenge for the Afghan government and aid agencies is how to help the country’s huge population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) reintegrate in their home

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