Other recent blog entries
15 Jan 2014 | Blog | Long-term Development
Providing health services in the highlands of Papua New Guinea has not been easy for Sister Odillia and her community health team. But, through their non-judgemental approach to treating sexually transmitted infections, they are saving lives.
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30 Nov 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
When Rashid tested positive to HIV, he slipped into a deep depression. Thanks to a Caritas Australia funded local Information and Support Centre, Rashid received counselling, psychological support, income generation support and a referral for further medical care. His life is now looking brighter.
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12 Apr 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
The Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibé has asked for Pope Benedict XVI’s personal engagement in ending new HIV infections in children.During an audience with the Pope, Mr Sidibé spoke to him about how keeping children free from HIV was an achievable goal and, with concerted efforts, one which can be reached by 2015.
A UNAIDS feature (joint United Nations program on HIV/AIDS)
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5 Dec 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
On November 10, we popped up a blog called ‘Greetings from Uganda’. The writer of the letter, Kasozi Moses, was so happy about it – he wrote us an update.
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30 Nov 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
Did you know? Since the life-altering arrival of HIV/AIDS 30 years ago, 60 million people have been infected, 25 million have died and 14 million children from sub-Saharan Africa alone have been orphaned. This year approximately 2 million people will die and 2.7 million will contract HIV/AIDS.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe