Tag: HIV

Warts… the undesirables
Health Lifestyle

Warts… the undesirables

Warts are a result of many different factors; they are usually unsightly and cause social and personal discomfort. It’s not that they are a ‘serious issue’, in this case aesthetics dominates, but the concern ought to run deeper.   José A. de la Osa   Doctor Lilia de la Torre […]

Young girls forced to marry
Globe World

Young girls forced to marry

Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Fariba was only eight-years-old […]

Pharmaceuticals: the truth exposed
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Pharmaceuticals: the truth exposed

“Fire in the Blood” premieres in London on the 22nd February at the Prince Charles Cinema. The documentary shows how pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline along with the US government, have prevented sending generic HIV anti-retroviral drugs to developing countries. More than ten million people have died as a […]