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Gilead Sciences to Provide Free Truvada to Support U.S. Initiative to End the HIV Epidemic

– Donation Provides up to 2.4 Million Free Bottles Annually to Uninsured Americans at Risk for HIV FOSTER CITY, Calif: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) Thursday announced that it will donate Truvada for PrEP® (emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg tablets) to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Malawi Becomes First Nation to Vaccinate Children Against Malaria

Malawihasbecome the first nation to immunize children against malaria. Launched on Tuesday, the Malaria vaccine pilot programme will see at least 120,000 children in Malawi under the age of two injected with the RTS,S vaccine, for partial protection to malaria parasite. Malawi’s Ministry of Health, deputy director, Michael Kayange, said the new system of control and prevention will

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SAfAids empowering youth with Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Information through new mobile application

Non-governmental organisation SAfAids is empowering adolescents and youths to engage in social accountability monitoring of Sexual Reproductive Health [SRH] services through MobiSAfAids, an innovative mobile application. The organisation is empowering disadvantaged adolescents and youths in rural Hwange District with knowledge and skills on how they can engage health service providers

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