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90 million new HIV infections in Africa predicted
Published by Tom Farrar on 31 March 2010
A newly released UNAIDS study predicts that nearly 90 million new HIV infections could occur in Africa in the next 20 years, and recommended that an additional $200 billion US be committed to stop the spread of the disease.
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WhizzKids United wins at Global Sports Forum
Published by Oli Walsh on 10 March 2010
Africaidís WhizzKids United has won the Global Sports Forum award in Barcelona for best Sport and Health programme! It was shortlisted in the Sport and Health Category alongside three other organisations, covering programmes in nine countries across Sub Saharan Africa.
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SA Health Minister says focus must be on prevention
Published by Tom Farrar on 9 March 2010
South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has renewed the call for HIV prevention to be prioritised, reports Business Day. As the number of HIV patients on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment in South Africa increases, the government healthcare system will face increasing financial burden.
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South African HIV/AIDS priorities for 2010
Published by Tom Farrar on 8 March 2010
The Treatment Action Campaign is an HIV/AIDS activism organisation that campaigns for the rights of people living with HIV & AIDS. They have recently released "Priorities for 2010" where they outline where the focus of government and NGOs should be this year in combating the epidemic.
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WhizzKids United to partner with Sony
Published by Oli Walsh on 20 January 2010
Africaid′s WhizzKids United programme has been selected as one of three organisations to take part in a Leadership Development Programme, led by Sony through the streetfootballworld network. The programme aims at supporting network members to develop their leadership, communication and management capacities.
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Football for Hope WhizzKids return with new friends
Published by Oli Walsh on 9 December 2009
Eight kids from Africaid's WhizzKids United programme have returned from a successful seven day trip to Cape Town, to celebrate the opening of the first Football for Hope Centre, part of FIFA's 20 centres for 2010, their legacy for next year's FIFA World Cup.
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World AIDS Day
Published by Oli Walsh on 1 December 2009
Today is World AIDS day. World AIDS Day was first conceived in August 1987 by James W. Bunn and Thomas Netter, two public information officers for the Global Programme on AIDS at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
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WhizzKids nominated for an award
Published by Oli Walsh on 29 November 2009
Africaid′s WhizzKids United programme has been nominated for an award with SCORE4africa for its outstanding work in the field of HIV. SCORE4africa is a social enterprise wholly owned by UK Registered Charity The African Foundation for Development.
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WHO calls for HIV prevention
Published by Tom Farrar on 24 November 2009
The World Health Organisation and UNAIDS jointly released the 2009 AIDS Epidemic Update which estimated that 33.4 million people worldwide are infected with HIV, with about 2/3 of those living in sub-Saharan Africa.
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FIFA 2010 World Cupô Teams Finalised
Published by Oli Walsh on 23 November 2009
Last week saw the completion of the play offs, confirming the last remaining teams for the FIFA 2010 World Cupô, albeit in controversial circumstances! Barring any last minute appeals or replays, which are very unlikley, we are very excited to be welcoming the following teams to South Africa; Algeria, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Australia, Korea DPR, Korean Republic, Japan, Denmark, France, Greece, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, England, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Honduras, Mexico, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, New Zealand.
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