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VOICE, an HIV prevention trial that has been evaluating two antiretroviral (ARV)-based approaches for preventing the sexual transmission of HIV in women – daily use of one of two different ARV tablets or of a vaginal gel – will be dropping the vaginal gel from the study.
AfricanBrains announces the launch of the The Southern African ICT for Education Summit
CLEVELAND, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will award its 2011 Inamori Ethics Prize on Wednesday, Sept. 7, to human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa.
Mathematical models analyzing how a cholera outbreak spread in Zimbabwe are providing new insights into the most effective vaccination strategies for preventing future cholera epidemics.
WESTPORT, Conn., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As "The Oprah Winfrey Show" nears the end of its 25th and final season, the Friday, May 20 episode of the program featured an hour titled "Oprah's All-Time Favorite Guest Revealed!" updating viewers on the lives of some of the program's most memorable guests.
If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa and Southeast Asia.
Seeing the ruthless act of the CEO of grand daddy of web hosting and domain registration world, Gossimer has decided to offer a portion of money from transferred-in domains to charity to help in Zimbabwe. Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 When March was drawing to an end, a catastrophic event shook the online world when CEO of GoDaddy posted a video of him killing an elephant in Zimbabwe for fun.
CLEVELAND, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zimbabwean human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa is a hero to victims of human rights abuses, civil society activists and foreign journalists covering unrest in her country.
Hands-On Seminars, an international continuing education organization for physical therapists, offers humanitarian teaching for the physiotherapists of Zimbabwe Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 With an invitation by the Zimbabwe Physiotherapy Association, Hands-On Seminars recently completed a seminar training in Manual Physical Therapy, aimed to promote manual physical therapy care in this African country. Zimbabwe with a population of 13 million people is severely underserved in terms of...
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.
The Bokmakierie (Telophorus zeylonus), is a bushshrike and a passerine bird closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae. This species is endemic to southern Africa, mainly in South Africa and Namibia, with an isolated population in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe and western Mozambique. It is a species of open habitats, including karoo scrub, fynbos and parks and gardens in urban areas. The adult Bokmakierie is a 8.6-9.0 inch long bird with olive-green upperparts and a...
The yellow mongoose is a small mammal averaging about 1 lb (1/2 kg) in weight and about 20 in (500 mm) in length. A member of the mongoose family, it lives in open country. It resides from semi-desert scrubland to grasslands in Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. There are as many as twelve subspecies of yellow mongoose. In general, the yellow mongoose has lighter highlights on the underbelly and chin, a bushy tail. Southern yellow mongooses are larger. They have...
The yellow baboon (Papio cynocephalus) is a baboon from the Old World monkey family. It has a slim body with long arms and legs and a yellowish-brown hair. It resembles the chacma baboon but is smaller. Its muzzle is not as elongated. The hairless face is black, framed with white sideburns. Males can grow to about 33.07 in (84 cm), females to about 23.62 in (60 cm). It has a long tail that grows to be nearly as long as the body. The yellow baboon inhabits grasslands and light forests....
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.