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AJANews 127 - February 2014

AJAN Lenten reflections 2014: Everyone who loves… knows God - Following the success of the weekly Lenten reflections published on its website (ajanweb.org) in 2013, the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) is going to repeat the initiative this year. The 2014 series of Lenten reflections will focus on the theme: Everyone who loves… knows God... Read more

Togo: Dying for want of money - Bernard was a young forty-something widower who lived in Lomé, Togo. His wife died of AIDS more than five years ago, leaving him with their four children. He loved them dearly and worried a lot about their future... Read more

Zimbabwe: Now that we know more about HIV/AIDS... - Kingsley Chikwendu Madubuike SJ, a young Jesuit studying at the Arrupe College of Philosophy in Harare, shares some thoughts about AIDS following an AJAN workshop held there on 6 January 2014. His reflections are not his alone but also of fellow Jesuit students at Arrupe... Read more

Southern Africa: New Book about Catholic responses to AIDS - A new book has been published about the way the Catholic Church has dealt with AIDS over the past 30 years... Read more

Kenya: Nyumbani lab gets ISO certification - The Nyumbani Diagnostic Laboratory has received ISO certification that confers international recognition for the standards of its quality services offered to people with HIV... Read more

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  • 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)