• HI was one of the first organisations to speak about the interrelation between HIV and disability in the context of developing countries, spearheading the Africa Campaign on Disability and HIV and AIDS. (medicusmundi.ch)
  • The problem is this: At Western market prices of $1,000 a month, the multidrug therapies are hopelessly out of reach in the very countries hit hardest by the epidemic -- in African and other developing nations where 90 percent of AIDS cases occur. (sfgate.com)
  • But the quest to flood Africa with cheap AIDS drugs has run headlong into conflict with American trade policy. (sfgate.com)
  • One of the best examples of this new front in the battle over AIDS drugs is South Africa, where a recently enacted law would override pharmaceutical company patents and allow "gray market" imports of cheap drugs from other countries. (sfgate.com)
  • Some 11.5 million people in sub-Saharan Africa have died of AIDS since the epidemic began. (sfgate.com)
  • So there are many swarms in those areas, and they are the ones which escaped control operations in northwest Africa during the spring. (rferl.org)
  • In the final stages of eradication, the virus was entrenched in pastoral areas of the Greater Horn of Africa, a region with weak governance, poor security, and little infrastructure that presented profound challenges to conventional control methods. (embopress.org)
  • In the same year, on June 28, delegates from the member countries of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) officially announced the eradication of 'rinderpest'-a German word for 'cattle plague'-a highly contagious and deadly virus affecting cattle, buffalo and related species such as African zebu cattle. (embopress.org)
  • But the steady supply of water across a wide area of Asia moulded an agricultural society, which is labour intensive. (boloji.com)
  • Southeast Asia (Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia among others) achieved the goal of gender parity in primary, secondary and tertiary education - 99 percent, 104 percent and 107 percent respectively, girls' school enrolment ration in relation to boys' in 2010. (ipsnews.net)
  • Lately, using the mtDNA series data of East Asians and discovered that main lineage development and human population development in East Asian started before the period that agriculture became a significant food resource, i.e. the arrival of Neolithic Period14. (leafbioscience.com)
  • With the sequence data from Bibf1120 1000 Genome Project, in this study, we extended the analysis to worldwide populations to examine whether the global patterns of population expansions were similar to East Asians. (leafbioscience.com)
  • The Clinton administration, they charge, seems content to let multinational drug companies set American trade policy -- which is threatening access to life-saving medicines, not only in South Africa, but also in Thailand, India and poor countries around the world. (sfgate.com)
  • Vitamin D status in recently arrived immigrants from Afica and Asia: a cross-sectional study from Norway of children, adolescents and adults. (uio.no)