Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

International News

U.S. Agencies Supporting Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Malawi

April 2, 2013

"U.S. agencies that work to fight HIV this week began a five-year effort with Malawi's government to improve health care for Malawians infected with the virus," VOA News reports. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is leading the effort alongside health officials in Malawi, with funding from PEPFAR and the CDC, the news service notes, adding, "The program -- targeting seven districts across Malawi -- aims to build on the country's success in combating HIV/AIDS." Charles Lyons, president and CEO of the Glaser Foundation, "says over the next five years, the program will ... seek to counsel one million Malawians, test and provide medical male circumcision to 50,000 adult men -- which will help avert 15,000 new infections among them and their partners -- offer HIV testing to about 400,000 pregnant women, as well as providing life-long ARV treatment for 25,000 women expected to be found positive," VOA writes (Masina, 3/29).

Back to other news for April 2013


This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report, search the archives, and sign up for email delivery. © Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.



  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
 
See Also
More News on HIV/AIDS in Malawi

No comments have been made.
 

Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:


Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining:

Tools
 

Advertisement