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Global Fund Audit Reveals Expired, Missing Drugs in Tanzania

"Millions of dollars worth of life-saving drugs destined for Tanzanians living with AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria are missing or have expired, an internal Global Fund \to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis] audit has discovered," the [Observer/Gu...

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Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

Given that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with an increased risk of acquiring HIV, the current study tested whether therapy to suppress HSV-2 might reduce the risk of HIV acquisition.

The subjects of the study were ...

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Tanzania Elderly Increasingly at HIV Risk -- Report

Many of the 2 million Tanzanians above age 60 are increasingly at risk for HIV due to illiteracy, cultural practices, poverty and a lack of prevention knowledge, a recent report by HelpAge International found. "The risk is increased by customs such a...

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Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

Unprotected sex remains the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the current study. The authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent H...

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Tanzanian Rats, Who Already Sniff Out Landmines, Now Poised to Detect TB

A grant from the World Bank will help train giant pouched rats, who have been trained to sniff out land mines in Africa, to detect tuberculosis bacteria in human saliva. The $163,780 grant is one of several awarded by the World Bank for proposals wit...

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World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action Global Forum Opens in Tanzania

Experts and activists from more than 70 countries and regions gathered in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha Monday to discuss breastfeeding, HIV/AIDS and infant health issues. The five-day international conference, "Nurturing the Future: Challeng...

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HIV-Positive Women Report More Lifetime Partner Violence: Findings from a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

There is growing evidence linking the epidemics of HIV and violence against women. Women are the fastest-growing population to become infected with HIV in most regions of the world. In 1999, it was estimated that there were 15,000 new infections per ...