God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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POZ Magazine: India Expands Female Condom Program

India will expand its female condom program from eight states to 17 in an effort to control HIV rates among female sex workers and other women at high risk, The Times of India reports. The program empowers women to encourage condom use with their partners and to address concerns about male partners’ unwillingness to use protection. The program could expand nationwide once data from the 17 states is reviewed. Nearly 50 percent of new HIV cases annually in India occur among women.

Source: http://www.poz.com/rssredir/articles/India_femalecondom_program_1_18938.shtml

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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa, about politics and whatever triggers my interest. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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