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AJANews 120 - June 2013

TRIPS extension positive… but not good enough - The decision to give the world’s poorest countries more time to fall in line with an international agreement regulating intellectual property rights has been welcomed as a positive step… but not nearly as positive as it could have been... Read more

Kenya: About Ndugu - A young boy living in Nyumbani Village in Kenya is delighted at the success of a short film he starred in. Daniel Itumo played the leading role in the 15-minute film, About Ndugu, which was shot in Nyumbani in June 2012... Read more

UK: Jesuit AIDS activist launches book - The book, Ted Rogers: Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe – A Memoir, was launched in the UK on 10 May. Fr Ted is a British Jesuit who spent decades pioneering social change in Zimbabwe... Read more

Kenya: Learning about joy, hope and gratitude - In April 2012, my mentor at the Jesuit Mission Office in Germany called me and asked if I would agree to spend my year of voluntary service at AJAN... Read more

Latest News

  • World AIDS Day Message 2018

    Today, in solidarity, we join our brothers and sisters throughout the world to commemorate women, men and children who have died as a result of HIV and AIDS and to express our closeness and support to those among us who are infected and affected by the disease...Read More 

     
  • Young Adolescents Sensitized on HIV in Kayole’s Soweto in Nairobi’s Informal Settlement

    Forty two young adolescents and youth aged 9 and 20 years from Bethsaida children Centre and Imani Children Home were mentored on peer influence, making responsible choices and HIV and AIDS ...Read More

     
  • Religious Leaders Commemorate Universal Children’s Day in Kenya

    AJAN, together with religious leaders from different faith backgrounds, children and youth were brought together for an interfaith breakfast meeting to reflect on pediatric HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) prevention, testing and Treatment...Read More

     
  • Meet Fr. Védaste Nkeshimana, the New Director of Service Yezu Mwiza, Burundi

    The new Director of Service Yezu Mwiza (SYM), Fr. Védaste NKESHIMANA, SJ describes himself as a simple person who loves truthfulness. He would do anything in his power to avoid any form of injustice especially to the poor and vulnerable population...Read More

     
  • Testimonies of HIV Positive Teens Effective amongst Teen Peers at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, Kibera Slums-Nairobi

    John is 17 years old, HIV positive and living positively. He has lived with the virus since childhood. He gladly shares about his life experiences living with the virus...Read More


  • Teens' Sharing on HIV and AIDS at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School in Nairobi


  • Religious Leaders Commemorate Universal Children's Day in Kenya 


  • AJAN HIV and AIDS Prevention Programme (AHAPPY) training in Nairobi's Urban Informal Settlement in Kayole-Soeto
     
     
     

About AJAN

Jesuits across sub-Saharan Africa reach out daily to people affected by AIDS and seek to prevent the spread of HIV. The African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) coordinates their efforts, inspired by the vision: Empowered individuals, families, and communities working towards an HIV and AIDS free society and fullness of life (cfr John 10:10)