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Wanted: Home for shunned HIV orphan

A four-year-old HIV-positive girl from Nalbari, who was abandoned by her family after her parents died, has no place to go because orphanages in the state have refused to take her in.

Published
22 December 2010
From
Calcutta Telegraph
RWANDA: Stronger Support for Children Affected by HIV

220,000 children affected by AIDS are benefiting from social and medical assistance from the Rwandan government and its development partners.

Published
20 December 2010
From
Inter Press Service
Rwanda: New Hope for Orphans

UYISENGA N'IMANZI is a local Non-Governmental Organisation , supported by UNICEF that is modeling an approach to address the special needs of children orphaned by the genocide, AIDS and other causes by providing them with medical, psycho-social counseling, educational, financial as well economic development skills support.

Published
20 December 2010
From
AllAfrica
Global Fund Welcomes Japan's New Global Health Policy

The Global Fund warmly welcomes Japan’s Global Health Policy (2011-2015) which aims to push progress towards the health-related Millennium Development Goals by expanding effective health initiatives for mothers and their new-born babies.

Published
06 December 2010
From
The Global Fund
The beginning of change: the 2010 CHIVA summer camp

Following on from our issue looking at young people, in October, guest writer Bakita Kasadha talks to the organisers and participants in the UK’s summer camp for teenagers

Published
02 December 2010
From
HIV treatment update
Stars switch off social media for AIDS cause

A host of celebrities including Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake will temporarily sign off their social media platforms in support of Keep A Child Alive.

Published
28 November 2010
From
CBC
Zimbabwe: We Need to Take Care of Children Living With HIV

An HIV positive child under your care is still your family and like any other child, your responsibility as their parent.

Published
15 November 2010
From
AllAfrica
Food assistance improved ART adherence, retention in care, in Haiti

Providing food assistance to people living with HIV in a comprehensive HIV programme in Haiti, where the quality and quantity of food is poor, improved adherence and

Published
08 November 2010
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
SOUTH AFRICA: The difference AIDS makes to vulnerable children

New South African research shows that AIDS-affected children struggle with educational and mental health issues more than their peers, who are vulnerable for other reasons.

Published
05 November 2010
From
IRIN Plus News
Social Protection Needed To Protect And Support Children Affected By HIV And AIDS

In an effort to forge greater commitment for child sensitive social protection policies, 40 parliamentarians from ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa are gathering for a three day meeting in Windhoek, Namibia...

Published
24 October 2010
From
HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today

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