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HIV/AIDS: Free ARVs for all in the UK

HIV/AIDS: Free ARVs for all in the UK

October 8, 2012 0

LONDON 08 October 2012 (IRIN) - On the first day of October, a law change enabled everyone in England, regardless of their immigration status, to obtain free treatment for HIV and AIDS. This

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GUINEA: Fresh tears, steeled will

GUINEA: Fresh tears, steeled will

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 28, 2012 0

CONAKRY 28 September 2012 (IRIN) - One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guinea’s capital Conakry, are overcome with emotion and leave her bedside

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GUINEA: Breastfeeding versus old wives tales

GUINEA: Breastfeeding versus old wives tales

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

CONAKRY 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Countless babies in Guinea are not given their first breast milk for hours - however long it takes a designated family member to bring water that is

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HIV/AIDS: Religion not a barrier to HIV treatment

HIV/AIDS: Religion not a barrier to HIV treatment

August 22, 2012 0

NAIROBI 22 August 2012 (IRIN) - Preachers who promise divine healing have often been blamed for turning desperate HIV-positive people against their life-prolonging antiretroviral (ARV) medication and risking their health, but recent research

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HEALTH: Major price cut for rapid TB test

HEALTH: Major price cut for rapid TB test

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 7, 2012 0

NAIROBI 07 August 2012 (IRIN) - The cost of a highly accurate, rapid diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) has been reduced by 40 percent under a new agreement between the US government, the

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