Preventing HIV in South African Babies

 
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Awareness on Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2015)
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Health Programme Officer
    The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is the greatest outreach vehicle for the breastfeeding movement being celebrated in over 120 countries. Officially it is celebrated from 1 - 7 August. Children’s Rights Centre in partnership with the Yezingane Network would like to stress out the importance of Breast feeding to all...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 1 donation
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Children
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Health Programme Officer
      It has been estimated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that worldwide there are 490,000 cases of active TB and sickness in children, and 64,000 deaths of children from TB each year.This is the estimate for HIV negative children, as children who have TB and who are also HIV positive when they die, are...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 2 donations
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Preventing HIV in South African Babies (PMTCT Campaign)
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Health Programme Officer
    The support from donors through the Global Giving site is deeply appreciated and acknowledged. Your contributions have allowed us to continue campaigning for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) to strive for an aware generation of mothers knowing that HIV transmission from mother to child is preventable...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 1 donation
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 21 donations
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    HIV/AIDS and Breast feeding
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Project Leader
    According to UNICEF without preventive interventions, approximately one-third of infants born to HIV-positive mothers contract HIV through mother-to-child transmission, becoming infected during their mothers' pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. In 2001, 800,000 children under the age of 15 contracted HIV, over 90 per...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 6 donations
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Feedback Report on My Living Positively Handbook
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Project Leader
    This is a full-colour picture handbook for children living with HIV published by the Children's Rights Centre. It encourages children to live positively and to participate actively in the medical and health management of their illness. The book was informed by children, families, doctors, nurses and teachers. Pictures,...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    My Living Positively Handbook Distribution Feedback Report
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Health Officer
    The children's book My Living Positively Handbook is a book for young children who are HIV positive. It was made by children, families, doctors, nurses and teachers. Pictures, activities and simple information help the child to find out many ways to live positively. There will never be enough words to show our admiration...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Breastfeeding and PMTCT
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Project Leader
    Breastfeeding and prevention of mother to childtransmission of HIV Breastfeeding is universally accepted as the food of choice for all young infants. It provides all the nutritional requirements for infants up to six months of age – there is no need for additional food or water and also has other non-nutritional...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has received 1 donation
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    PMTCT Campaign
    By - Nombuso Zikalala - Project Leader
    This month the Yezingane Network officially launched the Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Campaign. This launch was aligned with the National Health Awareness Days of World Breastfeeding week (1-7 August), National Women's day (9 August) and Women's Month. In order for us to make this a success we invited...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Reaching Malawi
    By - Kyle Ballard - HIV Officer
    Some exciting developments have been taking place for the “My Living Positively Handbook” which helps children cope with living with HIV and the associated stigma, treatment regimens, communicating with others, and self- esteem. A community nurse, from the Matunkha Centre in Northern Malawi contacted...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Steady progress being made
    By - Kyle Ballard - HIV Officer
    Steady progress has been made thus far with the preparations for the launch of this campaign on the 1st August 2013. The content for the information booklet for mothers is being developed by a team of pediatricians and communication specialists. The individuals involved in developing our booklet for mothers were heavily...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has made updates to their project page.
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has made updates to their project page.
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies posted a progress report
    Timeline and Planned Activities
    By - Kyle Ballard - HIV Officer
    Welcome to our newly launched 'Elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission Campaign'! HIV transmission from an HIV positive mother to her new born child is a preventable occurrence, and one which must become the norm in South Africa if we are to have any hope of defeating HIV. Although we have been involved in this work...
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  • Preventing HIV in South African Babies has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Project Leader

Nombuso Zikalala

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

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