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Somali National AIDS Commission Participates in International AIDS Meeting

VOA News: Somalia Showcases Achievements in HIV/AIDS Awareness

"For the first time ever, the Somali National AIDS Commission participated in the 17th International Conference on AIDS in Cape Town, South Africa, last month. With over 7,000 leading sc...

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Desperate Somalis Turn to Prostitution in Yemen

Many Somali refugees have fled clan warfare and famine back home and are struggling to survive in Yemen, according to the UN. There are 171,000 registered refugees in the country, mostly Somalis, an increase from 140,300 the previous year, according ...

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Boston Globe Examines Risks HIV/AIDS Advocates Face While Working in Somalia

The Boston Globe on Monday examined the risks HIV/AIDS advocates face while providing prevention services in Somalia. According to the Globe, United Nations programs in Somalia focus on educating people about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent transmission,...

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Breakaway Somaliland Intensifies War on Deadly AIDS Virus

In a statement released Monday, the UN humanitarian office for Somalia said authorities in the breakaway Somaliland region have launched a National AIDS Commission to fight HIV. The northwestern sector unilaterally declared independence in 1991 when ...