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@Care2 and the Global Fund are new partners to fight #AIDS #TB and #malaria – A must read! #DT @globalfundnews

@Care2 and the Global Fund are new partners to fight #AIDS #TB and #malaria – A must read! #DT @globalfundnews

As thousands of health outreach workers across Rwanda care for patients taking their daily AIDS and tuberculosis medications, along the way they often become sources of comfort and support. The photo above speaks a thousand words. AIDS patients need to take their medications for life. For those with TB, it’s a six to nine month course of treatment. Without regular follow up, some simply don’t take their medicines on a consistent basis and that can be fatal, not just for them — but for their families, friends, neighbors and communities. Thanks to funding provided by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria , more than seven and a half million lives have been saved, and untold millions have been protected from the scourge of these diseases. In fact, the number of people dying from AIDS worldwide has declined for the third year in a row according to the latest ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/fighting-the-good-fight-again...

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