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Trump Policy Harming Kenya, Uganda Health Services

Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.

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Florence Anam's Mission: Giving Young People a Reason to Live

A gaggle of girls shuffle into Florence Anam's office for their monthly mentoring chat. A few describe their carefree childhoods and their world crumbling when they found out they were living with HIV.

UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Victoria Beckham with the girls team at the launch of the national football campaign Maisha Kick Out HIV Stigma, which aims to motivate young people to get tested for HIV

Victoria Beckham and Son Brooklyn on HIV Awareness Raising Mission to Kenya

Witnessing first-hand the successes and challenges of Kenya's AIDS response, Victoria and Brooklyn Beckham call for greater commitment, action and funding to end the AIDS epidemic.

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Kenyan Advocates Speak Out on HIV, Human Rights and Treatment Access for Gay Men, Other MSM

Advocates who traveled to ICASO, an African HIV conference, reported that attendees were mistreated at the airport. Maureen Milango asked Kenyans about their work and how they empower MSM to speak up about HIV.

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Let Us Learn to Have Difficult Conversations About Sex

What are the difficulties aroung getting to zero in Kenya? A guest writer talks about addressing HIV in his home country.

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Day One With HIV: "The Most Agonizing Wait in My Life"

Matong was 36. He had just lost his wife and their newborn child to AIDS-defining illnesses -- but HIV was the furthest thing from his mind as a potential culprit.

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Kenyan AIDS Activists Protest Over Unspent PEPFAR Funds

"More than 400 Kenyan AIDS activists have demonstrated in the capital, Nairobi, demanding that the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief release some $500 million for HIV programs in Kenya that is stuck in the pipeline," PlusNews reports....

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Kenya Considers How PEPFAR Technical Guidance on MSM Squares With Laws Against Homosexuality

PEPFAR's recent release of its "Technical Guidance on Combination HIV Prevention" (.pdf) for men who have sex with men (MSM) "could force countries like Kenya who are strongly opposed to men having sex with men to backtrack," Nairobi Star/allAfrica.c...

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Kenya: AIDS -- The Lazarus Effect

In rural western Kenya, the effects of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy can be seen in improving household economics, researchers say.

"The 'Lazarus effect' is I think an effect that's been coined by medical professionals to describe this sort of pullin...

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The MTV Drama Raising HIV Awareness in Africa

Debuting last year, an MTV soap opera set and filmed in Nairobi, Kenya, follows a group of students in the era of AIDS. The bold, cutting-edge style of "Shuga" distinguishes it from many other television shows in Africa, and its non-preachy reflectio...