God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

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POZ Magazine: HIV Prevention in Southern Africa Ignores MSM

HIV prevention campaigns in southern Africa focus on heterosexual transmission of the virus and ignore men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a study reported by PlusNews. Among sexually active people with multiple concurrent partners in Malawi, Namibia and Botswana, researchers found over half of the men surveyed had sex with both men and women in the previous six months. Nonetheless, MSM issues are not part of ongoing HIV prevention work in these countries.

Source: http://www.poz.com/rssredir/articles/Africa_HIV_Prevention_1_18987.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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