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HIV/AIDS IN KENYA

More than 1.7 million people have died of Aids related illnesses in Kenya since the virus was first identified in 1984. Each year it is estimated that there are over 100,000 new HIV infections in the country, of which 13,000 are children. 1.6 million people are living with HIV in Kenya which is now ranked […]

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FEARS OVER NEW ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT STRAIN OF GONORRHEA

There is a new antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea which could be more deadly than Aids, a CNBC report has warned in the United States. According to medics, the new strain could claim more fatalities than Aids in the event of a break out of the disease. What makes this particular strain of gonorrhea fatal is […]

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NEW STUDY: YOUNG PEOPLE WITH HIV CAN NOW LIVE UP TO 70 YEARS

Young adults living with HIV can now live up to their early 70s a new study has revealed. According to the study entitled Closing the Gap: Increases in Life Expectancy Among Treated HIV Positive Individuals’, the life expectancy of young adults is high as long as they take anti-retroviral drugs regularly. As reported in an […]

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MORE CASH FOR GIRLS IN FIGHT AGAINST HIV

Poverty has been identified as the leading cause of the soaring numbers of young people especially girls dying of HIV/AIDS related diseases in Africa.  As the world marked the National Aids Day yesterday, it was apparent that more focus and empowerment needs to be given to girls if the AIDS pandemic is to be curtailed. […]

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FREE PEP PILLS BUT NO PROPHYLACTICS IN KENYA?

YOUNG KENYANS SEEK FREE MORNING AFTER PILLS AGAINST HIV INFECTION It is reported that Kenyans are using emergency Aids medicine as if they are somehow an alternative to safe sex whilst in the meantime a known and proven method of avoiding Aids, the condom, is once again in short supply in Kenya. The Daily Nation […]

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