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Caritas Global Fund Taskforce Meeting

Caritas Global Fund Taskforce Meeting

The members of the Caritas Internationalis Task Force on The Global Fund and representatives of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria will meet 11-13 December. The meeting in Geneva is to deepen their partnership in combating diseases among the world’s poorest communities. The meeting will also allow taskforce members to reinforce their ...

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High-Level Dialogue on Diagnosis and Treatment of Paediatric HIV

High-Level Dialogue on Diagnosis and Treatment of Paediatric HIV

Cardinal Peter Turkson will convene a dialogue on Diagnosis and Treatment of Paediatric HIV on 6-7 December 2018. The event will take place at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican. The Cardinal, who is Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, will address CEOs of pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. The ...

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Caritas, UNAIDS and PEPFAR launch campaign for diagnosis and treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Caritas, UNAIDS and PEPFAR launch campaign for diagnosis and treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Caritas Internationalis has launched a campaign with UNAIDS and PEPFAR to promote the diagnosis and early treatment of childhood HIV/AIDS in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The announcement came after more than 130 religious leaders and health providers met in Kisangani on September 18 to discuss ways to better identify cases of AIDS in children and ...

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Venezuela crisis: Caritas volunteers restore health and hope

Venezuela crisis: Caritas volunteers restore health and hope

Monitoring children at risk of malnutrition Maria Mendoza opens the doors to her driveway in Punta de Mulato, Venezuela in early July. She’s preparing for a weekly growth monitoring session for children under five. Caritas volunteers who have been inspired to help during the Venezuela crisis carry chairs and tables from the Church grounds. A ...

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