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Males shun voluntary ‘cut’ to avoid missing sex, says report

Nation pg11
Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014

Some men from communities that do not practice circumcision avoid the voluntary medical option for fear of going for long without sex as they recover, a new report says.

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Kenyans soon too bear HIV burden as cost of care rises

The Standard p. 20
Monday, 30 Nov -0001

NACC report indicates Ksh. 93 billion will be required in fight against epidemic with responsibility shifting from donors to citizens.

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Infidelity stalls war on Aids, new research shows

Daily Nation pg. 1&2
Friday, 25 Apr 2014

Researchers have warned that infidelity could reverse the gains made in HIV prevention and management. Kenya Medical Research Institute scientist Zachary Kwena, who led a nine month study on cheating spouses on the shores of Lake

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Doctors raise alarm on brain drain

The Standard p.11
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014

The National Association of Doctors is alarmed by the brain drain that is affecting the public health sector despite improved terms of service in Government hospitals.

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Number of HIV positive children dips

The Standard pg. 9
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014

The number of children infected by HIV and AIDS is much less than previously estimated the Kenya Aids Indicator Survey (KAIS) 2012 has revealed.

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30pc still lack birth control services: study

Daily Nation pg16
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014

Three out of ten every ten women infected with HIV in Kenya cannot access family planning a service, a report has shown. 

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Epidemic Persists in Nyanza While the Old Infect Central’s Youth

The Standard pg 1 and 4
Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

According to the latest Kenya Aids indication Survey, Polygamists, widowers and older women in Central region and a persistent epidemic in Nyanza are hidden drivers of new HIV infections.

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Report: Injections Link to New HIV Infections

The Standard pg 1, 5
Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

According to the May issue of Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, a number of new HIV infections in Kenya are from injections either self-administered or from health facilities and the traditional healers.

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