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2011-03-07 15:56:55

The doors to a specialized pediatric HIV/AIDS outpatient clinic in Tanzania opened today in Mbeya, the region with the second highest HIV/AIDS prevalence in the country.

2008-07-15 03:00:37

By Kern, Joan Cecilia Nsombo and Rozaria Mwakalukwa work on behalf of 40 children orphaned by AIDS in the small village of Busoka, Tanzania. But there are 145 AIDS orphans in the village, population 1,090. It's a national crisis, Nsombo said. Everyone has been touched by it.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.