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2009-11-25 07:21:00

DELFT, The Netherlands and JOHANNESBURG, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- iThemba Pharmaceuticals' service division and Pyxis Discovery announced today that they have signed a collaborative agreement to jointly market both companies' services. Pyxis's world class computational chemistry and lead discovery expertise will be coupled with iThemba's service division to provide medicinal and synthetic chemistry support to projects identified through Pyxis' international client network. iThemba...

2006-01-27 11:09:19

By Spokes Mashiyane DURBAN, South Africa (Reuters) - Six-month-old Matthew Coetzer bounces on his mother's knee. The bubbly blond and blue-eyed child is ready for his next meal of breast milk. But Matthew's mother is not just feeding her own son. In the family refrigerator are bottles of frozen milk, donations for a "bank" designed to bring the benefits of mothers' milk to orphans and sick children caught up in South Africa's devastating HIV/AIDS epidemic. "It's a really important...

2004-12-01 07:48:50

GENEVA (AP) -- Campaigners sang, lit candles and marched Wednesday as they observed World AIDS Day by turning the spotlight on the need to protect women and girls, often sidelined in the fight against the disease. "Today the face of AIDS is increasingly young and female," said Peter Piot, head of UNAIDS. "We will not be able to stop this epidemic unless we put women at the heart of the response to AIDS." From Armenia to Zambia, concerts, marches and memorial services were being held to keep...

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