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World to miss 2020 targets against AIDS due to unequal progress, COVID-19

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The global HIV targets for 2020 will not be reached due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the highly unequal pace between...
Gac Launches Human Rights Strategic Plan For Tb And Hiv Services

GAC launches Human Rights Strategic Plan for TB and HIV services

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The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), in collaboration with its partners has launched a Human Rights Strategic Plan for HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) services for...
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Top U.S. intelligence agency says coronavirus “not man made or genetically modified”

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The top U.S. intelligence agency said Thursday the country's intelligence community does not believe the coronavirus was manmade or genetically modified. The U.S. intelligence community...
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NGO appeals for PPE for community health volunteers

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Madam Jane Amerley Oku, the Founder of the Janok Foundation, a non-governmental organisation has appealed to the Ghana Health Service to extend the supply...
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Rebecca and Merck Foundations support more vulnerable groups

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The Rebecca Foundation with support from the Merck Foundation, has presented boxes of food and relief items to some persons living with disabilities, HIV...
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Falsified HIV in vitro diagnostic medical device circulating in Guyana and Kenya-FDA

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has received a notification through the World Health Organisation Global Surveillance and Monitoring System for substandard and...
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GFDO calls on Parliament to push implementation of the Disability Act

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The Ghana Federation of Disabled Organisation (GFDO) has called on Parliament to ensure that key provisions in the Persons with Disability Act 2006 (Act...
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‘We must do away with traditions that infringe on rights of women’

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Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Wife of the former Vice President, has stated that there must be concerted efforts to do away with some...

GHS launch innovation for early infant diagnosis of HIV

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The Ghana Health Service(GHS) has launched two new innovations to help improve medical care for children and help further reduce child mortality in the...
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1,072 test HIV positive in Tema

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One thousand and seventy two persons, made up of 636 females and 436 males in 2019, tested positive to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)...
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African campaigners urge investments in reproductive health for youth

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Sub-Saharan African countries should prioritize investments in programs that promote reproductive health of the youth amid their vulnerability to HIV and Aids, unintended pregnancies...
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Zambians outrage over abuse of antiretroviral drugs by HIV-negative people

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Stakeholders in Zambia on Tuesday expressed outrage following reports that drugs meant for people with HIV were now being abused by HIV negative people. ...

Wawa Aba platform to revolutionize access to reproductive health

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Historically, adolescent reproductive health has been overlooked and largely ignored despite the high risk the country faces for its neglect. ...
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Teen remanded in custody over mobile phone theft

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A 19-year-old trader who took advantage of a kind person’s gesture and stole his mobile phone, has been remanded into prison custody by the...
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Over 73,000 people live with HIV in Sierra Leone

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A total of 73,468 people are living with HIV in Sierra Leone, authorities revealed here on Monday. Abdul Rahman Sesay, Director...

NIH and Gates Foundation move to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and...

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The National Institutes of Health plans to invest at least $100 million over the next four years toward an audacious goal: develop affordable, gene-based...
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Kidney transplants between people with HIV successful, study shows

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There's good news for people with HIV who get a kidney from a donor who also has HIV: A new study reports high five-year...

Journalists Urged To Increase HIV and AIDS Sensitization

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The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), trained health reporters in the Central Region on HIV and...
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Mrs. Rebecca Akufo Addo Confident of Ghana’s Battle Against HIV

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has expressed optimism that a successful execution of the National Acceleration Plan for Paediatric HIV Services would fast...
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Ghana Prepares to Hosts 13th INTEREST Conference on HIV

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Ghana on Tuesday, opened a four-day international scientific conference on HIV in Africa, aimed at providing an open platform for scientists and researchers to...
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90% Of Children Living With HIV To Receive Treatment By 2020 – First Lady

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The First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo is optimistic that a successful execution of the National Acceleration Plan for Paediatric HIV Services would fast track...
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DYC Choir Supports HIV Persons and Street Children

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The Dynamic (DYC) Choir, a choral group and non-profit body, has donated stationery, clothes and food items to the ‘Motherly Love Foundation,’ people on...
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DCE Tasks Stakeholders to Help in HIV Prevention

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The Birim North District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Remond Nana Damptey has called on relevant stakeholders to collaborate in reducing the increasing infection rate...
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GAC Holds Meeting with HIV and AIDS Partners

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Mrs Cecelia Abena Dapaah, the Minister for Sanitation has called for a prudent use of resources allocated for HIV and AIDS. ...
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UNAIDS Makes Varied Progress in Reducing TB Deaths Among People with HIV

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Five countries have already met and 18 more are on track to meet the UN target of reducing tuberculosis (TB) deaths among people living...
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Leaked Videotape: Fella Makafui Snatches HIV Patient’s Boyfriend?

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Ghanaian actress and entrepreneur, Fella Makafui is in the news again for nearly the worst reason. In a leaked videotape sighted by Tieghanaonline, Fella was...
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A Patient in London Cleared of HIV

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A London patient has become the second known man worldwide to be cleared of AIDS virus after receiving a bone marrow transplant from an...
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Critics Skeptical Over Trump’s Resolve to End HIV Spread in Ten Years

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U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a bold plan to stop spread of HIV within a decade in the United States despite challenges posed...
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First Lady to launch “Free to Shine Campaign” in Ghana

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, will on Thursday, January 24, launch the “Free to Shine Campaign,” an Organization of African First Ladies Against...
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UN Agencies Charge Countries to Step Up Fight Against New HIV Infections

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UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa on Wednesday to do more to stop new HIV infections...