HIV / AIDS and children


What parliamentarians can do about HIV/AIDS





HIV positive mothers help to prevent the transmission of HIV to children
Beira, Sofala Province, November 2010 – In the city of Beira, Sofala Province, a group of young mothers is leading awareness campaigns for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

More developing countries show universal access to HIV/AIDS services is possible
Maputo, 6 October 2010 - Significant progress has been made in several low- and middle-income countries in increasing access to HIV/AIDS services, according to a new report released last week.

Baseline survey of HIV and AIDS news coverage in the Mozambican press
Maputo, April 2010 – In A baseline survey, supported by UNICEF as part of a long term partnership with MISA, was developed on the news coverage of HIV and AIDS related issues by the Mozambican press.

Providing care for vulnerable children and their families in communities
Xai-Xai, Mozambique, 2010 – Celeste Macuacua*, a 60-year-old widow living with her two orphaned grandchildren, has just got back home from working on her plot this morning when she hears a familiar voice calling from outside.

HIV-positive mothers support groups help raise healthy children
Xai-Xai, Mozambique, 2010 – Today, like most other days of the week, Xai-Xai health centre is bustling with activity early in the morning. In the waiting room of the maternal and child health ward, some two dozen mothers are waiting.

HIV prevention programme in schools
Maputo, June 2009 - In 2008, UNICEF contracted the firm Ernst & Young to conduct an evaluation of the UNICEF-supported HIV prevention programme in schools.

Diplomatic and investment partners discuss HIV and AIDS policies for the workplace
Maputo, May 2009 – Development partners, representatives of the diplomatic corps and of the private sector attended a business leaders breakfast on May 15th in Maputo, to discuss social responsibility initiatives.



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