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When HIV and Gender-Based Violence Intersect, Women Suffer in Silence

In Mara region, Tanzania, Kabula (not her real name) was the youngest of three wives.Eventually one of her husband’s other wives got sick with symptoms that Kabula related to HIV.

Men and Boys Come Out in Droves for HIV Services in Tanzania

As a senior program manager for IntraHealth International’s Tanzania HIV Prevention Project, I have witnessed male circumcision outreach activities during many vis

Can the Global Fund Help Address New Health Challenges?

The world is focused on the Ebola crisis, with the most affected countries, donors, and partners scrambling to find ways to reduce new infections within countries and prevent a global epidemic.

Family Planning Has Yet to Take Hold in West Africa—But Change Is Coming

West African countries have the highest fertility rates in the world, with an average of 5.5 births per woman; they also have the lowest levels of contraceptive use.As a longtime physician and family planning/reproductive health trainer at <

Why Nigeria’s Response to Ebola Succeeded

A man arrived by plane in Lagos on July 20. He fell ill at the airport and was taken to a hospital.