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Land of the poor and homeless

November 1, 2004
News  

With the US presidential race too close to call, both candidates are trying to woo black voters, who are the poorest and most disadvantaged sector of American society with the highest burden of disease.

Risky behaviour

October 21, 2004
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The Durex Global Sex Survey shows that South Africans are careless about AIDS. Fifty eight percent of us have unprotected sex despite living in a country with one of the highest HIV prevalence levels in the world. Health-e spoke to a matriculant living with AIDS about the importance of safer sex.

Positive living at school

October 14, 2004
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HIV/AIDS continues to challenge our society at every level ‘€“ including our schools. How dies a matric pupil cope with hearing that she is HIV positive mid-way through her final year at school and how has this affected her relationships with and preparations for her matric exams?

Making better men
Living with AIDS # 193

October 7, 2004
News  

Improved relations between the sexes and a change in men’€™s attitudes can go a long way towards reducing gender-based violence and the spread of HIV. Creating better men is the goal of the Men as Partners network. Their latest project was launched recently in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

Nokwanda’€™s Journey (1)

October 5, 2004
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After the birth and sudden death of her fourth child in 1997 the 27-year-old Nokwanda learnt that she was HIV positive. Writer SUSAN WINTERS tracks the final four years of Nokwanda’€™s life and the emotional and physical journey of the brave Eastern Cape mother and her family.

Educators debate condoms in schools

August 31, 2004
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Education officials from around the African continent unanimously suppport abstinence messages but argue over condom distribution at schools.

Balekane ba kgothalletswa ho itlhatlhoba ‘€“ Karolo 1

August 30, 2004
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Naheng tsa Zambia le Uganda ha se ntho esele. E boela e le setlwaedi toropong ya San Francisco, Amerika, pakeng tsa baratani ba banna. Jwale ho se ho etsahala mona Aforika Borwa. Re bua ka hore balekane ba nke mohato wa ho fumana tsebo ka tshwaetso ya HIV le ho itlhatlhoba mmoho ka nako e […]