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Leaving no one behind: Solutions to vulnerability, inaccessability and condom usage

The Higher Education and Training HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS) has made significant strides in reaching young people at universities and colleges in South Africa. A recent gathering was an historic moment in South African history. More than 2 000 young people gathered to discuss the dire HIV/AIDS situation in our country, and what’s more, they took […]

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Doing it for the kids: Engaging youth to help lift burden of NCDs

GRANADA, Spain — As more and more countries become aware of the dangers of noncommunicable diseases,  governments, NGOs, and international organizations are searching for effective policies and interventions that can prevent the onset of disease — not just for individuals, but entire populations. And there’s increasing evidence to support policies targeting specific subpopulations as a strategy […]

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Forever inspired, Women’s Day 2019 in South Africa

Dr. Shakira Choonara is a One Young World Ambassador representing South Africa. She was appointed to the inaugural African Union Youth Council and named South Africa’s 2017 Woman of the Year in Health.  The views expressed in this article reflect those of the author, not those of One Young World. Every 9th August in South Africa, we commemorate the 1956 […]

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