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Archive for February, 2013

In Masisi, HEAL Africa works with health centers and the people to prevent HIV

“Before we did not know if a pregnant woman was infected with HIV/AIDS, but now we have the opportunity to not only have knowledge, but also, and especially to protect the baby from HIV infection,” testifies Kakule Kakwanza, the nurse who runs the health center in Busumba.  It is located in an area that has seen much troop movement and displacement of people in the past twenty years.

Since HEAL Africa trained the staff and provided the testing services at Kakwana, [...]

A Masisi, HEAL Africa travail avec des centres de santé et la population pour prévenir le VIH

« Avant nous ne pouvions pas savoir si une femme enceinte est atteinte du VIH Sida, mais maintenant nous avons la possibilité non seulement de le savoir, mais aussi et surtout de préserver le bébé de toute contamination au VIH. »  témoigne Kakule Kakwanza, l’infirmier qui dirige le centre de santé de Busumba. 

Depuis que HEAL Africa a installé dans sa structure un programme de prévention de la transmission du VIH de la mère à l’enfant(PTME),  Kakwanza accueille désormais des nombreuses femmes enceintes [...]

One Million Women Walk Out, Dance and Rise up – Demanding an End to Violence!

Rape and gender-based violence is an issue that affects girls and women around the world.   It happens in families of privilege as well as those in poverty. It occurs on university campuses, in armed forces and in offices of all kinds.  It is an issue that cuts across all sectors of society, all religious groups, and all socio-economic levels.   One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime (onebillionrising.org). [...]

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