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New Jersey Herald News Publishes Series, Photographs Examining Evolution of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Ghana

The New Jersey Herald News on Sunday published a series of articles examining the evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ghana and a gallery of photographs, titled "AIDS: A New Era, New Faces." The series includes articles profiling several HIV-positi...

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Ghana Changing Its Tune on Condoms; AIDS-Prevention Jingle Inspires More to Use Protection

Sarah Koomson, a 19-year-old in Ghana, says she is not ashamed or afraid to ask her boyfriend to use condoms. "I talked with him, and we discussed about what has happened now, in this world. So he uses it," she said matter-of-factly. Sarah has heard ...

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Ghanian Police Round Up Prostitutes as HIV Spreads Alarmingly

A drive launched by regional police has led to the arrest of scores of prostitutes in Ghana's capital Accra and its outskirts. The campaign is aimed at cleaning up Accra's streets and fighting HIV/AIDS.

Officials in the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) t...

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Using Folk Media in HIV/AIDS Prevention in Rural Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa, home to 70 percent of people with HIV, has the highest rate of the infection in the world. Ghana is taking steps to prevent the devastating impact of AIDS currently being experienced in other parts of Africa. To augment existing p...

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Ghana's Rawlings Lands in Ethiopia to Tackle AIDS

Former Ghananian President Jerry Rawlings arrived in the Ethiopian capital on Sunday for a three-day visit to discuss the spread of HIV/AIDS with government and religious leaders. "We shall not let HIV/AIDS devastate the whole of the production secti...