Doctors with Africa CUAMM and the Japanese Embassy in Mozambique working together to strengthen youth health services and fight HIV.
Two large parades will wind through the streets of Shinyanga (Tanzania) and Beira (Mozambique), to inform people and encourage them to get tested.
A musical event and a chance to give young people HIV tests.
Doctors with Africa Cuamm at the Tanzania Health Summit.
Doctors with Africa CUAMM has developed projects to address HIV/AIDS and sexual, reproductive and maternal health in adolescents."
A delegation of Italian and Norwegian research workers recently visited Beira Central Hospital and sites where Doctors with Africa CUAMM is working.
The Durban International Conference on AIDS, "Access Equity Rights Now," came to a close the other day, attended by about 18,000 delegates.
Starting on August 1, we'll be able to count on the support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation to help the youth of Beira in the fight against AIDS. Our focus will be on raising awareness and peer education to encourage testing and combat the fear and stigma associated with HIV.
Tanzania has a very high rate of HIV/AIDS, 5% according to WHO estimates. Doctors with Africa Cuamm has been fighting against the disease here for over thirty years. Most recently we developed a pilot project focused on the "Test and Treat" model, adhering to new international guidelines.