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At a glance: Sao Tome and Principe


ARV initiative brings hope to people living with AIDS in Sao Tome and Principe
NEW YORK, USA, 8 May 2006 – Sao Tome and Principe is now offering universal access to antiretrovirals medications (ARVs), thanks to a new initiative by an alliance between UNICEF, UNAIDS, the Brazilian Government and seven partner countries.

Under the moonlight, UNICEF’s mobile cinema helps prevent malaria in Sao Tome
SANTA CATARINA, Sao Tome and Principe, 20 March 2006 – There is no need to dim the lights in the open-air theatre of Santa Catarina, a small, impoverished fishing village on the northern shore of the island of Sao Tome. As the sound of music signals that it is showtime, nature takes care of the lighting.

On the beaches of São Tomé , danger in the water
PRAIA LOCHINGA, Sao Tome and Príncipe, 6 February 2006 – Jordiney’s mother Gimé said her young son felt fine in the morning.

Sao Tome and Principe: Containing a cholera outbreak
AGUA GRANDE DISTRICT, Sao Tome and Principe, 9 May 2005 – According to information obtained by UNICEF, nearly 80 per cent of the population in Sao Tome and Principe are at risk from a deadly cholera outbreak. As of today, 131 cases of cholera, including 57 among children, have been reported; three deaths have occurred.




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