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African countries should spend more in AIDS response, study says

African countries should spend more in AIDS response, study says As African economies increase and donor countries continue to struggle, it may be feasible for HIV/AIDS-affected nations to begin assuming responsibility for funding their responses to the disease. Sharing the resource burden is likely to help increase effectiveness and timelines related to eradication efforts.

Expert pushes for review of water policies in Malawi

Expert pushes for review of water policies in Malawi Expert says Malawi’s shortage of accessible water may be due to lack of political will or improperly planning in meeting the resource needs of Malawians. Taps in Malawi often run dry, forcing residents to use sources such as rivers and wells, which can spur the spread…

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Malawi: The media’s role in changing sexist mind-sets

Malawi: The media’s role in changing sexist mind-sets Malawian media outlets, both hard and soft, often reproduce stories that perpetuate stereotypes and inequality. However, this article from allAfrica.com calls for the removal of sensationalist, stereotypical and gossip-based programming that denigrates women. As alternatives, it suggests “gender responsive and educational stories that demonstrate the strength and…

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