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Uganda: HIV And Malaria Linked

Staff Writers | 20 Nov 2007 | New Vision

Unexpectedly high levels of HIV infection are being found in adults seeking treatment for malaria in Uganda.

New Strategy to Attack HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Rosanne Skirble | 12 Apr 2007 | Voice of America

Dr. Peter Hotez, professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Tropical Diseases at George Washington University calls for greater emphasis on the 'neglected diseases' as well as integration in treatment of HIV/AIDS, malaria, TB and parasitic infections.

Project Curbs Malaria in Ugandan Group

Lawrence K. Altman | 01 Mar 2007 | New York Times

A simple, inexpensive and surprisingly powerful combination of treatments all but wiped out malaria in a group of H.I.V.-positive children in a study in Uganda, scientists are reporting.

Bug nets, drug zap malaria 97 percent

Staff Writers | 28 Feb 2007 | United Press International

African children infected with the virus that causes AIDS reduce their risk of malaria if they take antibiotics and sleep under mosquito nets.

The AIDS-Malaria Connection

Editorial | 18 Dec 2006 | New York Times

AIDS and malaria feed on each other, with disastrous effects.

Malaria 'speeds spread of AIDS'

Staff Writers | 08 Dec 2006 | BBC News

There may be a link between malaria and the spread of the Aids virus across Africa, research by scientists working in Kenya suggests.

Malaria accelerates HIV infection — study

Tamar Kahn | 08 Dec 2006 | Business Day (South Africa)

Malaria appears to be fuelling the spread of HIV/AIDS in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, according to a study to be published today in the International Journal of Science.

HIV-Positive Women, Children Need Malaria Prevention, Says South African Singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka At Toronto AIDS Conference

None | 18 Aug 2006 | Roll Back Malaria

South African singing sensation Yvonne Chaka Chaka, who serves as UNICEF's spokesperson on malaria in eastern and southern Africa, echoed the Roll Back Malaria Partners' message at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto of including insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) in malaria prophylaxis due to possible increased mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Uganda: HIV Positive People More Prone to Malaria

Fredrick Odiero | 28 Jun 2006 | New Vision

People living with HIV are more prone to getting malaria, a preliminary study by Makerere University and University of California researchers has indicated.