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Zimbabwe

Using Soccer to Create Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

By Tommy Clark What if the pathway to a medical procedure that could prevent HIV infections started on a soccer pitch? With a long-term objective of eradicating HIV in Zimbabwe, Grassroot Soccer initiated a series of trials…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

United Republic of Tanzania

Midwives Take Action: When Women Need Emergency Care

ROSE MLAY As a midwife, I am all too familiar with the challenge of women arriving too late to the hospital to give birth. On many occasions throughout my career, I have attended to women who have…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
10 May 2014

Malawi

Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results In Malawi

OWEN NYAKA Improvements to Malawi’s network for transporting laboratory samples will help people living with HIV get vital test results quicker. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) plans to work with motorcycle couriers Riders for Health…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
19 Apr 2014

South Africa

Putting HIV Patients at the Center

BILL GATES April 10, 2013 Experts have long recognized that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to HIV services. The features of the global HIV epidemic vary by country, often by community and patient, and it’s important to understand these…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
11 Apr 2013

South Africa

A Turning Point for South Africa’s Moms

DAVID ALLEN December 12, 2012 On Monday, South Africa reached an exciting turning point in its national HIV epidemic. Its national Department of Health announced that maternal deaths – which include mothers who die during pregnancy or…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
13 Dec 2012

Ethiopia

From the Field: Ethiopian Women On the Front Lines of Health

KAREN LOWRY MILLER December 04, 2012 Every few minutes the universal sound of a startled baby crying draws sympathetic smiles from a dozen or so mothers waiting patiently on wooden benches to have their children immunized. At the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
05 Dec 2012