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Emergency procurements of HIV rapid test kits avert stock-outs in Lesotho

With more than 20% of Lesotho’s population living with HIV, the need to scale up preventive measures has been recognized as crucial in the country’s fight against the disease. Although the estimated number of new HIV infections per year decreased from 30,000 in 2005 to 26,000 in 2013, the country has historically experienced low levels of […]

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Saving Lives Through Emergency Distribution of Anti-malarial Medicines

In Guinea, malaria is a common threat year-round, especially during the rainy season that lasts from May to October. It affects everyone, but for children under five years of age, appropriate and immediate treatment could mean the difference between life and death. Malaria accounts for 31% of consultations, 25% of hospitalizations, and 14% of deaths […]

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