Category: HIV and wider development issues

Livelihoods, food security, poverty and conflict all affect how communities are able to respond to HIV.

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People in Livingstone, Zambia to use beer packs as toilets due to lack of facilities

Residents in Livingstone are being forced to use empty beer containers and plastic bags to answer the call of nature due to a lack of toilets. ...

Jeremiah’s story: counting the cost of medical negligence

Seven-year-old Jeremiah Tenywa has been in pain for over three years due to an injection, which was meant to cure his malaria, but instead turn his li ...

CDC intensifies support for typhoid containment in Zimbabwe

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has dispatched a multi-disciplinary team to Harare to support the Ministry of Health and City ...

The volunteer teachers helping vulnerable children

Children in Magongo, Mombasa who have been robbed of their parents due to HIV have undergone stressful moments in gaining education and food to eat bu ...

Malnutrition tightens its grip on Karamoja, Uganda

Cyclical drought and other factors has resulted in more than 297,494 children in Karamoja, Uganda being hit by severe malnutrition report KC Odong. ...

Boost for Zimbabwe’s medical laboratories

The African Development Fund (ADF) through the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is to support Zimbabwe's Control of Communicable Diseases ...

African Development Prize launched

The King Baudouin Foundation has recently launched the King Baudouin African Development Prize, which aims to reward individuals or organizations who ...
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