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SOUTH AFRICA: Dr Elizabeth Serogo "Ausi" Nkhi, "TB did not leave me as it found me”
13 June 2012 (IRIN ), Dr Elizabeth Serogo is a medical doctor with a master’s degree in business leadership. She is also CEO of her own consultancy, where she trains NGOs and government departments on capacity building and tuberculosis (TB) management. And she runs her own private practice east of South Africa's capital, Pretoria.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95639/SOUTH-AFRICA-Dr-Elizabeth-Serogo-Ausi-Nkhi-TB-did-not-leave-me-as-it-found-me
REFUGEES: Moving out of the shadows
31 May 2012 (IRIN ), When night falls in the Dadaab refugee complex in eastern Kenya, nearly half a million refugees are plunged into darkness. The lack of light robs schoolchildren of the possibility of studying and provides perfect cover for thieves and rapists.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95558/REFUGEES-Moving-out-of-the-shadows
FOOD: Power to the people!
15 May 2012 (IRIN ), The UN Development Programme (UNDP) launched its first Africa Human Development Report today, stressing food security as a means to a better quality of life for all.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95459/FOOD-Power-to-the-people
SECURITY: A quick reaction force moulded by Africa's circumstances
9 May 2012 (IRIN ), Africa’s crises are both honing and stalling the formation of the African Standby Force (ASF) of the African Union (AU) - a quick reaction force that could eventually number about 30,000 troops to be deployed in a range of scenarios, from peacekeeping to direct military intervention.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95426/SECURITY-A-quick-reaction-force-moulded-by-Africa-s-circumstances
NIGERIA: Bone marrow register an “important milestone”
27 April 2012 (IRIN ), Only a fraction of the millions of people worldwide with blood and autoimmune disorders survive - especially those in poorer countries - partly due to the lack of bone marrow stem cell transplants. A recently established Nigerian bone marrow registry hopes to boost matches between donors and patients, and survival chances.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95359/NIGERIA-Bone-marrow-register-an-important-milestone
MALAWI: Without land reform, small farmers become "trespassers"
26 April 2012 (IRIN ), Dorothy Dyton, her husband and seven children used to make a living farming just over a hectare near the town of Bangula in southern Malawi’s Chikhwawa District.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95363/MALAWI-Without-land-reform-small-farmers-become-trespassers
SOUTH AFRICA: No HIV and TB workplace policy, no mining licence
26 March 2012 (IRIN ), Regulators are increasingly scrutinizing HIV and TB responses in South Africa’s mining sector, which could lead to the industry being hit where it hurts - the bottom line.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95169/SOUTH-AFRICA-No-HIV-and-TB-workplace-policy-no-mining-licence
SOUTH AFRICA: Children with TB below the health radar
23 March 2012 (IRIN ), To a casual observer the two dozen children running round in the grassy schoolyard look like ordinary kids playing, but the surrounding buildings are the wards of the Brooklyn Chest Hospital (BCH), which specializes in treating severe cases of tuberculosis (TB), a disease rarely associated with children.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95132/SOUTH-AFRICA-Children-with-TB-below-the-health-radar
SOUTHERN AFRICA: TB preventative therapy scorecard
23 March 2012 (IRIN ), Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading killer of HIV-positive people globally. Almost 15 years ago the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS recommended that people living with HIV be given isoniazid preventative TB therapy (IPT), to prevent active TB, but national implementation of IPT has been slow.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95141/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-TB-preventative-therapy-scorecard
AFRICA: Reverse migration slowing urbanization rates
15 March 2012 (IRIN ), Twenty years ago, South Africa’s cities were braced for a massive influx of rural migrants following the scrapping of apartheid-era pass laws which had restricted black people’s movements. Cities such as Johannesburg and Durban have indeed grown, but not at the phenomenal rates projected and others have hardly grown at all.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/95085/AFRICA-Reverse-migration-slowing-urbanization-rates

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