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Botswana Battles Against ‘Extinction’

by David in Cause

If there is anywhere in the world where a model for the treatment of HIV and Aids is needed, it is Botswana. This landlocked country in southern Africa has the highest incidence of the condition, almost 40% of its adult population being infected. The average life expectancy has just fallen below 40 years for the first time since 1950.

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HERO CONDOMS PARTNERS WITH THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE OF SEXUAL HEALTH MEDICINE TO MAKE SAFE SEX COOL AGAIN

by David in Health

Did you know that the “past decade has seen rate of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) increase in Australia?” Many recent studies have been done that outline the surprising numbers around the increase of HPV and HIV in young people, as well as an increase in STIs in people of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander descent, […]

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#COSMOCOMMITS

by David in Health

STIs are a serious concern in Australia. Over the last ten years, there has been a significant increase in the number of reported cases. Chlamydia rates have quadrupled and eight out of ten diagnosed cases are amongst  people between 15 and 29 years old!   HERO takes this seriously and we want to help out […]

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HERO, YOHO & WALK THE TALK CONCERT!

by David in Cause

So with only 5 days to plan, organize and promote the concert… The time has come to see if we can pull it off!  Keep in mind that it’s also a Wednesday afternoon… A Friday or Saturday would have been preferable, but our flight leaves in less than 24 hours so time does not permit. […]

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LAST WEEK IN BOTSWANA!

by David in Cause

Kabo and I hit the ground running on Monday.  We had meetings at the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education in the morning and then a radio interview in the afternoon.  The interview was at the RB2 network and Salim (from the YOHO) accompanied us to inform about our work in Botswana as well […]

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HERO IS HEADING TO BOTSWANA!

by David in Cause

That’s right, HERO is heading to Botswana. We will be with the University of Sydney Walk the Talk crew as they are preparing to have their documentary included into the curriculum of various institutions throughout the country. The documentary focuses on the role that people already infected with HIV/AIDS can play in educating the wider […]

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