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Pakistan: HIV passes to wife and son

United Nations - Married to a migrant worker at the age of 15, a young Pakistani woman only discovered that she and her son were HIV positive after her husband died. Low awareness of HIV infection puts many families ...

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Mozambique – Home is where you find it

United Nations - More than 16 million children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS. A staggering 14 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Alcides Soares from Mozambique was forced to become an adult before...

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Nelson Mandela: Carrying on His Legacy

As the world said farewell to Nelson Mandela, attention turned to how his legacy will live on in the pursuit of achieving justice and equality for all. Exemplifying the qualities of a true global citizen, Mandela had ...

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Mozambique: Home Is Where You Find It

United Nations, April 2013 - More than 16 million children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS. A staggering 14 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Alcides Soares from Mozambique was forced to become an a...

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Mexico: Streets Not Paved with Gold

United Nations, New York, November 2011 - The global population has hit a staggering 7 billion and in many of the world's largest cities, overcrowding is forcing some, especially the young, to live life on the streets...

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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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Botswana: Mobile HIV Testing For Women

United Nations, October 2010 - A quarter of Botswana's population lives in rural areas. To stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, mobile testing units are being sent to remote villages in an effort to reverse what is reported t...

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Botswana: mobile HIV testing for women

United Nations, August 2010 - A quarter of Botswana's population lives in rural areas. To stem the spread of HIV/AIDS, mobile testing units are being sent to remote villages in an effort to reverse what is reported 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...

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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...