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The DREAM Program in Africa The Mozambican case: from peace agreements to the fight against HIV

Conference in Lugano at the Clinica Moncucco

The conference “The DREAM Program in Africa. The Mozambican case: from peace agreements to the fight against HIV” took place on 18 January at the Clinica Moncucco in Lugano.
The clinic counts amongst its partners the FAI foundation (Fondation Assistance Internationale), which has been supporting the DREAM Program in Mozambique and has provided its continuous help and contribution for almost a decade. (. . .)

The Nation – Gains in mother to child HIV transmission

“DREAM” at the ICASA Conference in Abidjan

The ICASA conference is the main conference on AIDS in Africa.  About 7,000 delegates participated in the conference this year in Abidjan, from 4 to 9 December. It was an occasion to take stock of the strategies for controlling the epidemic which, as is known, is especially rampant in Africa. Over the course of the conference the topics covered were the critical points of the 90-90-90 approach, HIV’s peculiarities amongst teens, and the new opportunities regarding drugs and prevention. (. . .)

A visit to the multipurpose DREAM Center in Beira

On 20 November a delegation of representatives of the cooperation between EU countries visited the multipurpose DREAM Center of the Community of Sant’Egidio in Beira, Mozambique. The representatives, who collaborate in common projects of development aid, decided to visit the DREAM program together as an example of best practice in the partnership between Europe and Africa.

They received a warm welcome and their visit covered every area of the center. (. . .)

DREAM’s commitment to the teens of Malawi

On a warm summer’s day, Ak. is seen leaving his neighbourhood smiling and greeting everyone he knows: “I am going to school! Hooray! I am going to boarding school!”.
Ivy and Maureen went to pick him up early in the morning to take him to a residential school that an Italian family has provide for Ak.
He still cannot believe it. (. . .)

Malawi 24 – Women urged to go for cervical cancer screening

BY CHIKONDI MAGALASI ON NOV 06, 2017 (Malawi 24)

Women around Phalombe district have been told the importance of going for screening for cervical cancer, which is one of the deadliest diseases in the world.

A week long campaign has been launched in the district and is expected to run from 6th to 10th November 2017 with support from Disease Relief through Excellent and Advanced Means (DREAM). (. . .)