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By: Anglican Aids  11-11-2011
Keywords: Hiv, Aids, Anglican Church

  • New study reveals a 60% decline among young people By CLAIRE KEETON - Jun 20, 2010 New HIV infections in South Africa dropped by 35% between 2002 and 2008, a new study reveals. The most striking reduction was a 60% decline among 15 to 24-year-olds. These results - obtained from analysing three nat

  •   16 May 2010 The annual Candlelight Memorial continues as the longest running public event for HIV and AIDS awareness since inception in 1983 and is still the largest grassroots movement against HIV, spreading hope, and uniting countries and communities to honour and remember loved ones and comp

  • The Vana Vetu OVC Children’s programme  is currently being implemented by 8 dioceses in South Africa: False Bay, Grahamstown, Matlosane, Natal, Port Elizabeth, St Mark Limpopo, Umzimvubu and Zululand. We have 8 Diocesan Co-ordinators (DOVC), 38 Team Leaders and  138 Child Care Workers (CCWs). In

  • Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Netherlands, 22-23 March 2010   Dear friends, I bring greetings to you all from the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.  I also want to express my thanks to the organisers of this Summit, for arranging such a valuable programme – and therefore I’d particularly

  • 4 February 2010 Promiscuity, unfaithfulness and unprotected sex are an offence against the sanctity of life, according to the head of the Anglican Church in South Africa. Archbishop Thabo Makgoba made the remarks in a “moral state of the nation address” delivered at an interfaith function in J

  •   The Anglican Aids and Healthcare Trust (AAHT) sponsored a Dissemination Workshop for the DfID-funded Siyakha Programme – a comprehensive HIV & AIDS programme - in Johannesburg 28 -30 September 2009.  The purpose of the workshop was to share the “best practices” developed.  Reports

  •   The Archbishop of Cape Town has thanked the British Government and its tax-payers for their support of his church’s work with those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. Speaking in Johannesburg on Monday evening, 28 September, at a workshop run by the Anglican AIDS and Healthcare Trus

  • Thursday 20 August 2009  A number of clergy have asked how we should respond to the outbreak of H1N1 or ‘swine’ flu, especially in the light of the recent statement issued by the Archbishops of York and Canterbury, which recommended the suspension of the sharing of the chalice at communion.�

  • Siyafundisa has just discovered a new (to South Africa) programme to complement and reinforce its on-going HIV youth prevention programmes (Peer Education and Life Skills) and the training of priests that it does in conjunction with these.  The programme, “Families Matter,” was developed and te

  • All across South Africa during the June/July School Holidays, youth from Siyafundisa’s Peer Education and Life Skills programmes were gathering together for Holiday Camps.  These camps were designed to build interest and engagement in these programmes.  Lessons were interspersed with devotion

  • Keywords: Aids, Aids Awareness, Anglican Church, Hiv, Peer Education

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