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MDG 6 COMBAT HIV/AIDS and PREVENTABLE DISEASES

Discussions pertaining to MDG 6 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the sixth Millennium Development Goal is: To Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria & Other Diseases by 1) Halting HIV/AIDS by 2015 and beginning to reverse the spread thereof, 2) Achieving universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it, and 3) Halting by 2015 and beginning to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases.  

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SMS for Life is an initiative that utilizes SMS messages sent weekly to bring a solution to the longstanding problem of stock-outs of important malaria drugs at the remote health facilities in Tanzania.


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In west Africa many doctors have signed on to an anti-poverty group's free mobile phone network.The free texts from South Africa's largest HIV treatment site are part of a push in Africa to boost health by targeting the continent's 624 million mobile phone subscribers.


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Targeting HIV in Mexico


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