Africafiles: The Pulse

Episode #11: Africa and Aids- Part 1

| August 25, 2006


Artist: Silence Genti
Title: Aids and Africa Part 1
Album: pulse
Year: 2006
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:25:37
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Does the ABC approach work? Beatrice Were of the National Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda were says if abstinence was working, then the number of hiv cases in Africa.

Gina Chiwala talks about education, information dissemination and treatment in Zambia.

00:00:00  Introduction
00:04:55  Beatrice Were: Abstinence and women’s rights
00:21:15  Gina Chiwela discusses literacy and HIV-Aids  treatment in Zambia
00:25:01  Epilogue

Music by Betty Makaya
Production Assistants: Wadzanai Kujeke & Hazel Nhema



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