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“Hate unleashed” - Homophobia in Cameroon (video)
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The West African country of Cameroon has many problems, reflected in its dismal social indicators. But it is the issue of homosexuality that seems to excite the most comment from governm ...
Last updated on September 8 2014 at 17:53
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Revitalizing the Fight against Homophobia in Africa
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The criminalization of homosexuality in many African states, and the recent decision by Uganda and Nigeria to impose increasingly draconian punishments on homosexual conduct, has importa ...
Last updated on June 20 2014 at 11:47
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Criminalising homosexuality threatens the fight against HIV/AIDS
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The Lancet, Volume 383, Issue 9919, Pages 783 - 784, 1 March 2014 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60403-7 Ashton Barnett-Vanes Homosexuality is criminalised in more than 70 countries, with se ...
Last updated on March 3 2014 at 15:46
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Latest news West Africa
Panic, Paranoia, and Public Health — The AIDS Epidemic's Lessons for Ebola
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For those of us who lived through the early days of the U.S. AIDS epidemic, the current national panic over Ebola brings back some very bad memories. The toxic mix of scientific ignoranc ...
Last updated on November 10 2014 at 12:18
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Why global health needs a health systems social movement
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We seem to know what needs to be done in global health, but we all agree that there remains a lot of room for translating this evidence into policy. We have been talking about failures t ...
Last updated on November 7 2014 at 15:45
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Low HIV and Aids rates saw west Africa ‘miss out on health investment’
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West Africa, now in the throes of a calamitous Ebola epidemic, missed out on significant health investment over the past decade or more because it had low rates of HIV, a detailed survey ...
Last updated on October 30 2014 at 19:12
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Upcoming events West Africa
7th SAHARA Conference 2014 (SAHARA 7)
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18th to 21st March 2014, Dakar, Senegal. “Since 2002, SAHARA has convened biennial conferences which provide an inter-disciplinary space and a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue i ...
Last updated on February 10 2014 at 15:09
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6th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, 2014
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6th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights: Eliminating Women and Girls Sexual and Reproductive Health Vulnerabilities in Africa Yaoundé, Cameroon, 3 to 7 February 2014 The conf ...
Last updated on October 13 2013 at 15:24
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7th SAHARA Conference (SAHARA 7), Dakar, Senegal
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The 7th SAHARA Conference 2013 (SAHARA 7), is taking place from 7 to 10 October 2013, at the Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) in Dakar, Senegal. The theme of SAHARA Conference is “Tra ...
Last updated on June 22 2013 at 12:44
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