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HEALTH: New global plan aims to wipe out TB
14 October 2010 (IRIN ), A new roadmap for curbing the global epidemic of tuberculosis aims to save five million lives between 2011 and 2015 and eliminate TB as a public health problem by 2050 but comes with a price tag of US$47 billion, nearly half of which must still be found.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90767/HEALTH-New-global-plan-aims-to-wipe-out-TB
HIV/AIDS: Global Fund looks to private sector to fill funding gap
14 October 2010 (IRIN ), With its coffers running at least US$1 billion short, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is looking to the private sector to fill the funding gap.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90765/HIV-AIDS-Global-Fund-looks-to-private-sector-to-fill-funding-gap
AFRICA: Thinking big on climate change modelling
13 October 2010 (IRIN ), If African countries had had the capacity to do climate change projections, their data could have been fed into the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) assessments for the continent, said Richard Odingo, former vice-chair of the IPCC at one of the discussions ahead of the Seventh African Development Forum.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90751/AFRICA-Thinking-big-on-climate-change-modelling
MOZAMBIQUE: HIV patients team up to make treatment cheaper
11 October 2010 (IRIN ), For HIV patients in Africa, monthly trips to refill antiretroviral (ARV) prescriptions cost time and money that may be in short supply. But a new strategy being pioneered in Mozambique is easing the burden of monthly refills for patients and the health system.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90741/MOZAMBIQUE-HIV-patients-team-up-to-make-treatment-cheaper
Analysis: Subsidies won't keep bread on Mozambican tables
29 September 2010 (IRIN ), In response to food price riots in early September, the Mozambican government has laid on a range of price cuts and subsidies to make life easier for the poor, and has promised to do some belt tightening of its own, but observers say the measures are unaffordable and will not address the deeper issues.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90618/Analysis-Subsidies-won-t-keep-bread-on-Mozambican-tables
MOZAMBIQUE: Hoping to reach the MDG on water
21 September 2010 (IRIN ), Every day Ster Mamboza, 37, covers 19 km on a bicycle over sand and gravel roads to the well at Machaze, in the southern Mozambican province of Manica, carrying two 20-litre plastic water containers and a two-month-old baby. It’s quite a balancing act.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90543/MOZAMBIQUE-Hoping-to-reach-the-MDG-on-water
SOUTHERN AFRICA: HIV-related cancer poorly diagnosed, treated
20 September 2010 (IRIN ), Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), an HIV-related cancer, may not make headlines in southern Africa, but dealing with this disfiguring and potentially deadly illness presents a daunting task for health workers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90528/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-HIV-related-cancer-poorly-diagnosed-treated
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Social transfers reduce poverty
17 September 2010 (IRIN ), Southern African countries have some of the world's worst income distribution, but can often afford social transfers, which have proved an efficient means of reducing the number of poor, regional experts said at a two-day meeting in Pretoria, South Africa.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90514/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Social-transfers-reduce-poverty
HEALTH: "Encouraging" drop in maternal deaths
16 September 2010 (IRIN ), The proportion of women in sub-Saharan Africa who died because of pregnancy fell by more than a quarter between 1990 and 2008, according to estimates released on 15 September.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90490/HEALTH-Encouraging-drop-in-maternal-deaths
MOZAMBIQUE: Urban poor ignored
7 September 2010 (IRIN ), Carlos Matos, who has worked as a policeman in the Mozambican capital, Maputo, for the past 12 years, has to borrow a few dollars each month to supplement his US$52 wage.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90417/MOZAMBIQUE-Urban-poor-ignored

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