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"My Condoms, My Lube" Video Released in Ghana

What do prevention videos look like in Ghana? amfAR has the scoop.

Ghana: Society of Women Against AIDS Promotes Use of Female Condoms

This article was reported by GhanaWeb. GhanaWeb reported that Ghana's Society of Women Against AIDS (SWAA), together with the Ghana AIDS Commission and the Ghana Health Service, have begun a year-long campaign to promote the use of female condoms. A...

In Ghana Sex Workers Coach Peers About HIV/AIDS Prevention

Ghana's National AIDS Commission reported that innovative peer counseling programs delivered by groups like the West Africa Program to Combat AIDS and STI (WAPCAS) helped to lower HIV incidence among Ghana's sex workers from 37.8 percent in 2006 to 1...

Ghana: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevalent Among Female Students

Dr. Ronald Sowa, Ghana's western regional coordinator for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), notes in a recent interview that there is a high prevalence of STIs among the region's female senior high school students. Sowa attributed the high rate...

Ghana: Kasapreko Company Ltd. Supports HIV/AIDS Patients

Kasapreko Company Limited (KCL), producers of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages in Ghana, pledged to continue its support of people living with HIV/AIDS, especially those at Matthew 25 House in Koforidua, and to help eliminate the stigmatization t...

Ghana: Children to Learn More About HIV/AIDS Through Music

On World AIDS Day, December 1, Kaylers Communications will present a free HIV/AIDS awareness concert for schoolchildren and the general public in Accra, Ghana. The event will also feature a variety of HIV/AIDS-themed short theatrical displays, music,...

Report Documents Role of Education in HIV Prevention Efforts in Ghana

A new publication released Thursday in Ghana documents how the education sector has responded to HIV/AIDS in the country and provides recommendations for future intervention efforts, GNA/My Joy Online reports. According to GNA/My Joy Online, the rep...

Ghana: Changes in Sexual Risk Behavior Among Participants in PrEP HIV Prevention Trial

The researchers introduced the study by noting, "One of the concerns raised regarding the introduction of any new HIV-prevention measure, such as PrEP \[pre-exposure prophylaxis\], is the potential for risk disinhibition or sexual risk compensation."...

Violence Against Women Contributes to Spread of HIV in Ghana, Study Says

Violence against women in northern Ghana increases their vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, according to a study recently released by ActionAID Ghana, Public Agenda reports. For the study -- titled "Violence and HIV/AIDS: The Interface, Voices of Women in No...

Ghana Radio Stations Launch HIV/AIDS Soap Opera Project

Ten radio stations in Ghana recently launched a pilot project that aims to promote awareness about HIV/AIDS through a soap opera, the Accra Mail/AllAfrica.com reports. The project is funded by the Ghana AIDS Commission under the National Innovation P...