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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Lesotho Ministry of Health Launch Mobile Health Clinics

"Last month, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) teamed up with the Lesotho Ministry of Health (MOH) to launch two mobile health care clinics that will provide HIV/AIDS and other health care services to residents in Lesotho's rural...

Ohio: Springfield Rotary Helps Lesotho AIDS Orphans

Since 2008, the Springfield, Ohio, Rotary Club has propelled local pledges of $60,000 into $224,000 for helping AIDS-infected orphans in Lesotho, Africa, pursue a better life. Rotarian members thought the club should live up to its name, "Rotary Inte...

MCC Invests $122 Million in Lesotho Health System to Address Key Challenges, Including HIV, TB

"The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), through its partnership with the Millennium Challenge Account-Lesotho, is helping Lesotho address key challenges in its health sector through a $122 million investment in health infrastructure and health s...

HIV Prevention Efforts in Five African Countries Not Reaching At-Risk Groups, Report Says

National HIV prevention strategies in at least five African countries are not reaching the groups most at risk of infection, according to a report from UNAIDS and the World Bank conducted in conjunction with the national HIV/AIDS authorities of Kenya...

Lesotho: Help at Hand for HIV Orphans

Lesotho, the European Union, and UNICEF are joining in a pilot project to provide supplemental cash grants over the next year to 1,200 households caring for AIDS orphans. The quarterly grants of $38 will go to the districts of Mafeteng, Maseru, and Q...

Lesotho Government, UNICEF, European Union Launch Pilot Program to Provide Financial Support to AIDS Orphans

The Lesotho government in partnership with the European Union and UNICEF has begun a pilot project to provide monetary assistance to children whose parents have died of AIDS-related causes, Inter Press Service reports. The pilot project -- called the...

Universal AIDS Testing Scheme Fails in Lesotho: Rights Group

Today in Johannesburg, Human Rights Watch and the AIDS Rights Alliance for Southern Africa said inadequate training and funding were to blame for the failure of a universal HIV testing plan in Lesotho. "Lesotho's program was noble in ambition but wea...

China, Lesotho Join Hands in Combating HIV/AIDS

In Beijing on Wednesday, Lesotho's ambassador asked China to send more medical assistance to his homeland, a landlocked African kingdom whose HIV prevalence is estimated at 26 percent. Fifteen Chinese physicians are currently deployed to Lesotho, and...

Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

Fourteen church leaders in Lesotho have signed a declaration pledging to fight the spread of HIV in the country, UNAIDS said on Wednesday in Maseru, Lesotho, AFP/Yahoo! News reports. According to UNAIDS and the National AIDS Commission, an estimated ...

Clinton Foundation Trains HIV-Positive People in Lesotho to Assist Medical Workers

The Clinton Foundation's HIV/AIDS Initiative has trained 10 HIV-positive people in Lesotho to help doctors, nurses and pharmacists cope with treating people with HIV/AIDS in a country with a severe shortage of health workers, South Africa's Independe...