Africa

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Faced with an opportunity to end the epidemic within two decades or risk reversing important health gains of the last ten years, the world is at a crossroads in the fight against HIV and AIDS, according to a report released Tuesday by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The document, Fast-Track: Ending the AIDS Epidemic by...
Carey L. Biron, IPS News
WASHINGTON - The United States proposed this week that the international...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
According to the World Health Organization, two lead candidate Ebola vaccines will soon go through clinical trials to be tested for safety and dosage. (Photo: M. Missioniera/ WHO)
Speaking before a gathering of African health ministers on Monday, the leader...

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From Fambul Tok - family talk - a short film on the efforts of the extraordinary women of Sierre Leone to heal their communities, one village at a time, after a devastating decade-long civil war. A happy and peaceful Mother's Day.