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GLOBAL: World AIDS Day: Salesian Missions Highlights Programs Providing HIV/AIDS Education and Health Services

By at December 1, 2016 | 12:34 pm

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations' AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2015 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency more...

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SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

By at August 4, 2015 | 8:19 am

SOUTH AFRICA: Salesian Life Choices Program Provides Hope and a Better Future for At-Risk Youth

(MissionNewswire) Youth living on the streets of South Africa are often faced with severe poverty, lack of education, abandonment, abuse and exploitation. Many have also been affected by HIV/AIDS as the country has been the hardest hit by the epidemic. To address these issues, the Salesian-run Life Choices organization has been providing health education, leadership more...

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CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Supports More than 840 Youth Affected by HIV/AIDS

By at May 6, 2015 | 9:30 am

CAMBODIA: Don Bosco Children’s Fund Supports More than 840 Youth Affected by HIV/AIDS

(MissionNewswire) The Don Bosco Children’s Fund provides services and support for AIDS orphans and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Phnom Penh, the capital and largest city of Cambodia, and surrounding areas. More than 840 youth are receiving education and health services as a part of the fund’s Project HIV/AIDS. According to UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations more...

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WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Successful HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Africa

By at December 1, 2012 | 1:38 pm

WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions Highlights Successful HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Africa

(MissionNewswire) Since 1988, Dec. 1 has marked World AIDS Day—held to honor AIDS victims and focus on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome).  Salesian Missions is one recipient of the PEPFAR program funding having provided programming to 375,000 people living in regions most more...

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