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Antiretrovirals Shortages Hit Mozambique's HIV Treatment Program

This article was reported by Inter Press Service.

According to the Inter Press Service, the chronic shortage of antiretrovirals (ARVs) in Mozambique creates a life-threatening situation for the country's HIV-positive individuals. Approximately 454,0...

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Mozambique Launches Brazil-Funded Drug Plant to Battle HIV

A pharmaceutical plant funded by Brazil opened Saturday in Mozambique, where more than 2.5 million people are living with HIV but only 300,000 are receiving antiretrovirals (ARVs). The factory initially will package drugs from Brazil but will begin p...

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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...

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Mozambique Health Official Calls for Research Into Culture to Understand Spread of HIV

Mozambique's Deputy Health Minister, Aida Libombo, recently said that more research into the cultural habits of Mozambicans is needed to determine how these factors contribute to the spread of HIV, AIM/AllAfrica.com reports. Speaking at the National ...

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Civil Society Groups in Mozambique Pledge to Help Standardize National Strategies Against HIV/AIDS

Civil society organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Mozambique on Monday at the close of the first National Civil Society Conference on HIV/AIDS said they are committed to standardizing national strategies against the disease, AIM/AllAfrica.com ...

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Mozambican Civil Society Groups to Launch HIV/AIDS Campaign Aimed at Disabled People

Mozambican civil society organizations this week will launch an HIV/AIDS campaign that aims to ensure improved access to HIV testing, medical assistance and treatment among disabled people in the country, AIM/AllAfrica.com reports. According to World...

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Mozambique National AIDS Council, UNFPA Host Conference Aimed at Discussing HIV Prevention Among Sex Workers

About 150 delegates from Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe on Wednesday attended the opening of a conference organized by Mozambique's National AIDS Council and the United Nations Fund for Population Activities in Maputo, Mozambique...

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U.S. to Launch Health Care Worker Training Program in Mozambique, Health Minister Announces

The U.S. plans to launch a program to train health care workers in Mozambique in an effort to strengthen the country's health system and fight HIV/AIDS and malaria, Mozambican Health Minister Ivo Garrido announced Wednesday after a meeting with HHS S...

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Brazil Offers to Provide Technology, Training for Proposed Pharmaceutical Plant to Produce HIV/AIDS, Malaria Drugs in Mozambique

Brazil has prepared a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a $23 million pharmaceutical plant in Mozambique to produce drugs for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, an unnamed spokesperson for Brazil's Ministry of Health said on Tuesd...

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Mozambique: Doctors, Traditional Healers Face Off Over HIV

Recently in Mozambique's capital, Maputo, the Red Cross brought doctors, nurses and counselors together with traditional healers to discuss how the groups could work together to combat HIV/AIDS. The meeting follows years of Red Cross work with tradit...