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World AIDS Day 2013

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As we celebrate World AIDS Day on December 1, see how our Partner Countries in Africa are taking steps to put an end to the spread of HIV/AIDS in their communities and thriving with and without HIV.

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Mozambique Honors World AIDS Day 2012

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On December 1, 2012, a village of Chokwe Epicenter in Mozambique hosted the district World AIDS Day ceremonies with awareness raising speeches, songs and theater.

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Getting to Zero: World AIDS Day 2012

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On December 1, we stand with the world in honoring World AIDS Day with the theme: “Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” According to the most recent UNAIDS report, we've seen an "unprecedented acceleration in the AIDS response” with a more than 50-percent reduction in the rate of new HIV infections across 25 countries. THP empowers village partners to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS through training workshops, increased access to health care, anitretroviral treatments and more.

 

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100-Year-Old Partner Frequents Epicenter Health Clinic

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Georgette Belemsigri is over 100 years old and an active member at Vowogdo Epicenter in Burkina Faso. Learn more about how she accesses the epicenter health clinic.

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World AIDS Day 2011

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The Hunger Project is in a unique position to make a difference. We have experience in mobilizing the courageous grassroots-level leadership willing and able to confront the gender issues fueling the spread of the disease. We then connect these rural leaders with local and national governments and other partner organizations to implement life-saving HIV/AIDS programs. 

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Health Partnership Provides Free HIV Screening in Burkina Faso

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When The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso worked with partner organizations to organize two days of free medical consultation for community members, over 1,000 people were educated on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

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Uganda Works to Halt the Spread of HIV/AIDS

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Since The Hunger Project-Uganda launched its highly successful HIV/AIDS and Gender Inequality Campaign in 2003, over 93,000 partners have participated in the workshops. Efforts continue to reach new audiences for increased awareness throughout the country.

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HIV-positive Partner Builds a Home and Provides for Her Family

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Elizabeth Godia is a 35-year-old widow and one of The Hunger Project's partners in Malawi who is living with HIV and took part in the Microfinance Program. Elizabeth is now independently able to provide for her six children.

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World AIDS Day 2010

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We have reason to celebrate. The most recent UNAIDS Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic reports that new HIV infections have fallen by over 20 percent in the past 10 years. Yet, there are still two new HIV infections for every one person beginning HIV treatment, and last year, 2.6 million people were newly infected. We must continue to forge ahead.

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THP-Uganda Celebrates World AIDS Day

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On December 1, 2009, The Hunger Project-Uganda commemorated World AIDS Day at the Kiboga District's main playground. Over 500 people participated in the event, and the Kiboga Resident District Commissioner was the guest of honor.

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