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Guyana: UNFPA’S campaign against HIV/AIDS

United Nations, New York, October 2009 - AIDS is a leading cause of death in the Caribbean nation of Guyana. A new programme, supported by the UN Population Fund, is helping drastically reduce HIV infection rates amon...

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Guyana: Adolescent moms graduate

United Nations, New York, January 2010 - In many places around the world, teenage pregnancy is on the rise. In Guyana, an initiative supported by the UN Population Fund promotes family planning and helps teenage moms ...

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Guyana: Loggers Learn About HIV/AIDS Protection

Thirty years after the first case of HIV/AIDS was reported, the battle against HIV/AIDS stigma continues to be a key challenge. In Guyana, the International Labour Organization, ILO, is partnering with the Government,...

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Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

Fish and wildlife are an integral part of the indigenous culture and diet in the Rupununi region of Guyana, a small country of South America that borders Brazil and Venezuela. In recent years, however, threats like in...

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Guyana: The Gold Rush

United Nations, New York, July 2009 - Gold has been sought after since the beginning of human history. In these troubled times, it is seen as a safe investment. But as demand for this treasured metal grows, so too do ...

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Guyana: The Gold Rush

United Nations, New York, September 2009 - Gold has been sought after since the beginning of human history. In these troubled times, it is seen as a safe investment. But as demand for this treasured metal grows, so to...

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New approach to HIV treatment could save 10 million lives, says UN report

United Nations, New York, 13 July 2010 - A new United Nations report says that a radically simplified approach to ensuring access to HIV treatment for everyone who needs it could prevent 10 million deaths by 2025 and...