Rwanda, Uganda Conscripted HIV-Positive Fighters To Spread HIV During War With D.R.C., Report Says (08/15/2006)
Rwanda and Uganda between 1998 and 1999 conscripted about 2,000 HIV-positive fighters to rape women and children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to spread the virus during their wars with the country, according to a report released by McMaster University professor Ed Mills and Johns Hopkins University professor Jean Nachega at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the Toronto Star reports.
Clinton Urges Wider Look at AIDS (08/16/2006) note: subscription required
Former US President Bill Clinton has said AIDS is a problem affecting many people indirectly because of migration and interdependence among countries.
Migrants, Mobile Populations and Refugees: Key Challenges (08/17/2006)
"HIV and Conflict-Affected Populations: Challenges and Gaps"
"HIV and Mobile Populations: Challenges and Gaps"
"Why is this Important? Similarities and Differences Between Conflict-Affected and Mobile Populations"