AIDS in Africa


Africa AIDSThe Washington Post's Craig Timberg reports on the impact of AIDS in Africa and efforts to combat the devastating disease.


JOHANNESBURG, May 18 -- Gangs of men armed with guns, clubs and threats have chased thousands of Zimbabweans and other foreigners from their homes in this nation's poor townships over the past week, leaving at least 12 people dead and scores injured, according to news reports.
 
African AIDS Crisis Outlives $15 Billion Bush Initiative (Post, February 20, 2008)
 
S. African Chief of Police Put On Leave: Zuma Addresses ANC Loyalists (Post, January 13, 2008)
 
Mbeki Toppled as Leader of Ruling Party in S. Africa: Victory Puts Jacob Zuma, Fired From Government in 2005, in Line for National Presidency (Post, December 19, 2007)
 
'Best-Kept Secret' For HIV-Free Africa: Birth Control Better Than Drugs, Researchers Say (Post, December 16, 2007)
 
Mbeki Urges Amity Before Party Vote (Post, December 6, 2007)
 
Failure of AIDS Shot Linked to Cold Virus (Post, November 8, 2007)
 
Rethinking AIDS Strategy After a String of Failures: In Wake of Canceled Vaccine Study, Some Experts Are Reemphasizing Proven, Low-Tech Prevention Methods (Post, November 1, 2007)
 
Warning Is Sent to AIDS Vaccine Volunteers: S. Africans Among Recipients Who May Be at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus (Post, October 25, 2007)
 
U.N. Urges Quadrupling of Global AIDS Spending to Meet 2010 Treatment Goal (Post, September 26, 2007)
 
Anti-AIDS Program To Fund Circumcision: U.S. Initiative Targets African Men (Post, August 20, 2007)
 
Official's Firing Revives S. African Battles Over AIDS (Post, August 17, 2007)
 
Health Officials Seek Fourfold Rise in Global TB Funds (Post, June 23, 2007)
 
U.N. Urges HIV Testing for All Patients in Hard-Hit Nations (Post, May 31, 2007)
 
Circumcision Recommended in Global HIV Fight: WHO, U.N. Say Procedures Could Prevent 5.7 Million New Cases in Africa Within 20 Years (Post, March 29, 2007)
 
South Africa Replaces Health Minister: Official Drew International Criticism for Handling of AIDS Policy (Post, February 28, 2007)
 
In Mbeki's South Africa, Change Has Come, Slowly (Post, February 25, 2007)
 
High-Profile Attacks Put Crime On Political Radar in S. Africa (Post, February 3, 2007)
 
Hollywood Finds a New Set In Vast Desert of Namibia: Africa Increasingly Popular as Filmmaking Locale (Post, December 15, 2006)
 
In Swaziland, 'Secret Lovers' Confronted in Fight Against AIDS (Post, October 29, 2006)
 
S. African AIDS Doctor Urges Universal Testing (Post, October 20, 2006)
 
U.S. to End Funding of Anti-AIDS Program in Swaziland (Post, October 13, 2006)
 
Largess With Clear Limits: In Africa and Elsewhere, Gates Foundation Takes Focused Approach to Giving (Post, July 23, 2006)
 
S. Africa Slow To Encourage Circumcision To Curb HIV (Post, July 16, 2006)
 
Zimbabweans Pay Dearly For Cost of Health Care: Hyperinflation Pushes Medical Treatment Beyond Means of Most (Post, May 11, 2006)
 
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