All posts tagged with: HIV/AIDS

My heart is bleeding for Maasai girls

Publicado 13 de junio de 2014 no picture diana kagwiria

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My heart is bleeding for Maasai girls Yesterday marked the first day of the 2014 World Cup and at around 2100hrs EAT the majority of the people around the world were glued to their electronic devices following the opening ceremony. Being an ardent lover of news bulletins I flipped the channels to catch up with the latest happenings around the world during the prime time news. The top story of the day happened to be on the country’s budget, but it didn’t catch my attention as...


Day One #PMNCH, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Publicado 30 de junio de 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Despite improvements, 289,000 women still die every year from complications at birth and 6.6 million children do not live to see their fifth birthday, including nearly 3 million newborns. At least 200 million women and girls are unable to access family planning services that would allow them to control when they have children.Recent data published in The Lancet Every Newborn Series indicate that 15,000 babies are born and die every day without ever receiving a birth or death certif...


Why We Should Practice Safe Sex

Publicado 12 de julio de 2014 no picture LeahPhiri_EduConnect_zambia

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The coming of technology has seen both good and bad vice in our societies. Youth are enganging in sexual activities without considering the implications. Those who are still in school and have failed to keep their sexual desires in perspective have ways of practicing safe sex. The best option is to use condoms. Safe sex reduces unplanned pregnancies and reduces infections such as HIV and AIDS which would ruin one's life. THE BEST PRACTICE IS ABSTINENCE.


Stigmatization

Publicado 12 de julio de 2014 no picture Diyase

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Se registró el día 12 de julio de 2014
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HIV can be contracted in many ways; some are born with it, some get it through accidents, yet some get it through defilement and rape. We all have people in our communities and schools that have HIV and we should always remember that they too are human and have the right to access that which we too have the right to. Let us look out for one another and care for one another, for the saying is true; if you are not infected then you are affected. Remember it could have been you!