Margaret Ogola: an African heroine
| 30 September 2011 | FEATURES |
One of four distinguished Kenyan women who died recently was a doctor who spent herself on the welfare of AIDS victims and strengthening the African family.
| 22 July 2011 | FEATURES |
A key player in the prevention controversy documents how the AIDS establishment has betrayed the developing world.
Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS
| 14 July 2011 | FEATURES |
The best research shows that restraint and fidelity are the solutions to the devastating epidemic. But the bureaucrats aren't listening.
UN spurns family values in fight against AIDS
Thirty years have passed since AIDS was first identified. Why can't the United Nations stop spouting cliches and get to the heart of the problem?
The Pill’s deadly affair with HIV/AIDS
Why does HIV/AIDS strike more women than men globally? Why is
sub-Saharan Africa the home of the world’s largest heterosexual HIV/Aids
epidemic? Why does Thailand have an HIV infection rate of over
one-in-100 adults, while Japan’s rate is 0.01 per cent and the
Philippines’ 0.02 per cent? One answer to these questions can be found
in an article published this week by the Population Research Institute
deeply implicating hormonal contraception in the AIDS epidemic.
South Africa’s polygamous president
| 06 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
If the family is the basic unit of society, and if South Africa
President Jacob Zuma’s family is any kind of model, prospects of his
country finding its way out of disease and chaos seem slight. President
Zuma has just concluded a “traditional” (African customary) wedding
with his third concurrent wife.
Hope, change and AIDS
| 01 December 2009 | FEATURES |
World AIDS Day 2009 reminds us once again of the failure of risk reduction strategies
The UN’s sex-ed plan for kids
| 31 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |
Some years ago I saw a cartoon whose subject becomes more real by theday. It showed a Brave-New-Wold nursery in which newborns were beinginstructed via a loudspeaker: “Today you will be going home, but beforeyou go, here is your first sex education lesson...” I was reminded ofit by a Fox News report of a new universal sex-ed curriculum fromUNESCO.
Africa needs better media coverage
| 21 March 2009 | FEATURES |
The international media has a woeful ignorance of Africa. Why don't they listen to someone who knows?
African AIDS: the facts that demolish the myths
| 21 March 2009 | FEATURES |
The mystery of why AIDS has been so devastating in Africa has been solved. And it’s not lack of condoms.
Who’s the real expert?
Jokin de Irala
| 20 March 2009 | FEATURES |
Did any journalists ask an epidemiologist whether the Pope might be right about the ineffectiveness of condoms in fighting the African AIDS epidemic? We did.
A realistic strategy for fighting African AIDS
| 29 February 2008 | FEATURES |
Discussion of the African AIDS crisis is riddled with ideology. The evidence shows that utilitarian HIV prevention guidelines are failing.
AIDS: what’s happening in Uganda?
Ugandan paediatrician Angelina Kakooza-Mwesige faces the scourge of AIDS every day in her young patients. In this interview she suggests that the solution is not more condoms.
Fighting AIDS by bolstering African families
| 26 August 2005 | FEATURES |
Strengthening the family is the answer to many of Africa's ailments,
says Kenyan paediatrician, mother and award-winning novelist Margaret
A quiet breakthrough in AIDS policy
| 03 December 2004 | FEATURES |
It was hard to miss World AIDS Day this week. If you weren't approached to buy a red ribbon on the sidewalk, the plight of AIDS sufferers around the globe leapt out of television screens and newspapers.