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2011-04-22 00:00:30

Vista LifeSciences has developed and introduced a new clinical/mobile health management system to support HIV/AIDS treatment and management in Lesotho, Africa through collaboration with the U.S. President's Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

2010-06-22 14:57:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While all eyes are on the World Cup in South Africa, local NGOs caution that school closings, influx of tourists, and relaxation of border controls leave children susceptible to exploitation, petty crime, prostitution, and drug dealing.

2010-06-07 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and LONDON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, ViiV Healthcare and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation announced a new partnership that will expedite access to lifesaving HIV care and treatment and help children live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.

2010-06-02 05:30:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Veuve Clicquot Champagne is delighted to welcome back HRH Prince Henry of Wales to play in the third annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, taking place on New York's historic Governors Island on Sunday, June 27, 2010.

2010-05-17 13:31:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer fast approaching, Veuve Clicquot Champagne today announced the return of the highly-anticipated, third annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic to New York's historic Governors Island on Sunday, June 27, 2010.

2009-08-25 11:27:02

Dr. Anthony Garcia-Prats, a pediatrician with the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (www.bayloraids.org), has been selected to receive Chapman University’s (www.chapman.edu) highest honor – the Albert Schweitzer Award of Excellence

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2009-05-13 08:10:00

Britain's Prince Harry is set to play in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic in what will be his first formal visit to the United States.

2008-09-23 00:00:09

By MICHAEL SAVAGE The big question Why are we asking this now? They are the ultimate in glitz and have been described as fragments of stars, or like tears of the gods. For thousands of years, mankind has been besotted by the beauty of the diamond.

2008-08-29 00:00:36

By James Macintyre People are dying "on a grand scale" around the world because of social injustice brought about by a "toxic" combination of bad policies, politics and economics, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday.


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2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

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2007-10-22 08:19:01

The Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus), is a species of antelope found in South Africa and Lesotho. It is found along coastal lands within shrubland and heathland vegetation. They are diurnal, though they rest during the heat of the day. Herds contain only males, only females or are mixed and do not exceed forty animals. They were once killed as pests and were almost extinct, but have since recovered. The Bontebok stands 31.5 to 39.5 inches at the shoulder and weighs between 110 and 200...

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2006-03-01 10:04:48

The Cape Griffon or Cape Vulture (Gyps coprotheres) is an Old World vulture in the family Accipitridae. It is common to southern Africa, and is found mainly in South Africa, Lesotho and Botswana. They nest on cliffs and typically lay one egg per year. The species is listed as "Vulnerable", and the IUCN Conservation Status is (VU A1ade+2de, C1+2b). The major problems it faces are poisoning, disturbance at breeding colonies and electrocution. The current population is estimated at 8,000.

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