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No Circ, No Sex: Women Withhold Sex, Sending Men to Get Circumcised First

A new study in Tanzania has revealed that women there are playing a significant role in influencing males in uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention.

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PBS NewsHour Examines HIV Epidemic Among "Key Populations"

PBS NewsHour examines a rebound in HIV infection among sex workers and other marginalized "key populations" -- including "injecting drug users, men who have sex with men, inmates and other groups in which HIV rates have moved against the global trend...

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Tanzania: HIV/AIDS Clinic Opens in Arusha

In collaboration with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has built a new HIV care and treatme...

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Global Fund, Tanzania Sign New Grant Agreement Worth $308 Million

"The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has signed a new grant agreement \with Tanzania] worth $308 million," Devex's "[Development Newswire" reports. "The grant, signed Dec. 1, will help provide more than 660,000 Tanzanians access ...

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Tanzania Investigating Circulation of Fake HIV Drugs, Stops Local ARV Production

BBC News reports on an investigation into the circulation of fake HIV drugs in Tanzania, writing, "Analysts say there is concern about the quality of locally made drugs given widespread corruption in political circles in the East Africa nation." Heal...

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First Methadone Maintenance Program in Sub-Saharan Africa Opens Its Doors in Tanzania

The New York Times examines "the first methadone maintenance program in sub-Saharan Africa," which opened this month in a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with funding support from PEPFAR. "While heroin use is not common in Africa, it has been gr...

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USAID Joins Forces to Fight Pediatric HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

USAID has joined forces through a public-private partnership between Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), and the Government of Tanzania to help fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic with...

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"Being Faithful" in a Sexual Relationship: Perceptions of Tanzanian Adolescents in the Context of HIV and Pregnancy Prevention

The "B" in the "ABC" HIV prevention strategy stands for being faithful. Little is known, however about what adolescents think about faithfulness and reducing one's number of partners, including their understanding of its implementation within relatio...

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Malawi, Tanzania: Cash Payments Reduce HIV Risk -- World Bank Studies

Cash incentives can encourage young people to stay in school and avoid unsafe sex, ultimately producing "significantly lower" rates of HIV, suggest two studies released Sunday at the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna.

"Programs like these...

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Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic

HIV prevalence in Dar es Salaam, the major economic city and port for Tanzania, is around 9%, compared to a national prevalence that has stabilized at around 6%. Urban HIV prevalence is almost twice as high as rural HIV prese...