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Episode #10: Aids Conference 2006: Churches, Youth and Aids

How is the church helping as Africa struggles with the aids pandemic?How are African youth being affected by Aids? Rev M Mulumo of United Church of Zambia and Abigail Kapasa discuss these issues. Both Mulumo and Kapasa were attending the XVI International Aids Conference.

00:00:01 Introduction
00:01:02 Rev. Mulumo and Kapasa discuss how Aids has affected youth and the role of the churches as well as government in Aids prevention and care
00:07:33 Epilogue
Many men and many women have said before that they don't believe that there's HIV in Africa HIV in Africa
Most of them have passed away cos they refused to heed the voice

– Lyrics from Stay Alive, a song by Style Plus, a Nigerian contemporary music quartet .


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