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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 28, 2016Country singer Big Vinny Hickerson (Trailer Choir) is 33. Country singer Kellie
This day in history, June 28, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 53 minutes ago
Country singer Big Vinny Hickerson (Trailer Choir) is 33. Country singer Kellie Pickler is 30. Thought for today: "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains. One thinks himself the master of others, and still remains a greater slave than... Read more
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iol.co.za
Conservationist survives 'surprise' elephant attackRedmond, who is a wildlife consultant with Born Free Foundation in Western Keny
Conservationist survives 'surprise' elephant attack
iol.co.za / Posted 3 hours ago
Redmond, who is a wildlife consultant with Born Free Foundation in Western Kenya, said the incident happened while he was watching a herd cross a forest glade which was about 150m away. At that point one of the elephants in the reserve turned and... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacabout 1 million Serbs gathered to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of K
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 8 hours ago
about 1 million Serbs gathered to mark the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Kosovo in 1389. Thought for Today: "Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains. One thinks himself the master of others, and still remains a greater slave than... Read more
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examiner.com
H.R. 5560 would prevent body-gripping traps crossing state linesBorn Free USA today (June 27, 2016) announced their support for new proposed le
H.R. 5560 would prevent body-gripping traps crossing state lines
examiner.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Born Free USA today (June 27, 2016) announced their support for new proposed legislation, the Public Safety and Wildlife Protection Act. This kind of legislation regarding body-gripping animal traps is long overdue. H.R. 5560 would ban import,... Read more
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express
Watch the moment elephant expert was turned into a football by angry tuskerI had either pushed myself or the elephant kicked me out from under his feet, a
Watch the moment elephant expert was turned into a football by angry tusker
express / Posted 23 hours ago
I had either pushed myself or the elephant kicked me out from under his feet, and I landed on the grass to his left.” Born Free Foundation, the international wildlife charity, released footage of Redmond’s incredible escape as it highlighted... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brad Pitt mingles with scantily-clad beauties at motorcycle show$385,000 'Extremely proud of my brother! Not only did his bike win "Best Chopp
Brad Pitt mingles with scantily-clad beauties at motorcycle show
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
$385,000 'Extremely proud of my brother! Not only did his bike win "Best Chopper" and "People's Choice" this year at the Born Free Show, but he also won his second trip to #Japan AND met #bradpitt,' wrote @yogier13. Brad - who is married to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'The Final Frontier?' - Speech By Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP Deputy Executive DirectorBy collecting over 6,000 tourist photos tagged with details of where and when t
'The Final Frontier?' - Speech By Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP Deputy Executive Director
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By collecting over 6,000 tourist photos tagged with details of where and when they were taken, Tiger Nation and the Born Free Foundation have been able to track almost 300 tigers in six parks. A recent report from UNEP and Interpol... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Conservationist Ian Redmond films moment elephant charges and strikes himhe says, "of my left hand on his right foreleg and my right hand, still clutchi
Conservationist Ian Redmond films moment elephant charges and strikes him
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
he says, "of my left hand on his right foreleg and my right hand, still clutching the camera, trying to steady myself. Born Free FoundationThe animal expert was watching the elephants from around 150m away He said: "I could feel the soft,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violenceit where hurts most: at the ballot box. Let us begin to imagine a different So
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
it where hurts most: at the ballot box. Let us begin to imagine a different South Africa. Wa Azania is author of Memoirs of a Born Free: Reflections on the Rainbow Nation. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is this the moment that shows elephants have turned against us?who ignored warnings not to stray into dangerous territory. He is a very exper
Is this the moment that shows elephants have turned against us?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
who ignored warnings not to stray into dangerous territory. He is a very experienced conservationist who co-founded Born Free’s famous Elefriends campaign and has worked closely with Gorillas In The Mist environmentalist Dian Fossey and Sir... Read more
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The Hindu
Vaishna Roy reviews Alfred Assollant's Once Upon a Time in IndiaCorcoran, which displeases Sugriva, his Chanakya-like assistant’s caste correct
Vaishna Roy reviews Alfred Assollant's Once Upon a Time in India
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Corcoran, which displeases Sugriva, his Chanakya-like assistant’s caste correctness, but Corcoran is firm that all men are born free and equal. In its own funny little way, this book is as rebellious as Louison. No wonder the British, already... Read more
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Northern Star
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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Queensland Times
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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News Mail
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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Daily Examiner
She's 17 and taming wild brumbiesthe brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-o
She's 17 and taming wild brumbies
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
the brumbies would suit his training methods. "It's not like they are a full-on psychopath; it's just that they have been born free," he said. "I prefer to break in horses that have never been touched before. "It means that I walk into the yards... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#10 Questions - South Africa's Songstress, Liramyself and subsequently living it was what I needed to do." So says South Afri
#10 Questions - South Africa's Songstress, Lira
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
myself and subsequently living it was what I needed to do." So says South African songstress LIRA on her 6th studio album Born Free. "I want people to realize how powerful they are and that they can own their freedom. This album has become more... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Where did it go wrong? The Racist New South Africa: SA Pride Conversation Part 4and more important as Coloured and Indian people are declared 'not black enough
Where did it go wrong? The Racist New South Africa: SA Pride Conversation Part 4
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
and more important as Coloured and Indian people are declared 'not black enough' to qualify for BEE. BEE Breeds Racism Born free White South Africans that had nothing to do with Apartheid are made to feel guilty and told that when they apply... Read more
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The News & Observer
Outcry about zoo and circus animals leads to rescues, greener pasturesfor animals used in zoos, circuses and marine parks around the world,” Adam Rob
Outcry about zoo and circus animals leads to rescues, greener pastures
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
for animals used in zoos, circuses and marine parks around the world,” Adam Roberts, CEO of the wildlife organization Born Free Foundation, said when the poll came out. The beloved, 17-year-old male gorilla was killed at the Cincinnati Zoo to... Read more
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The Hill
US zoo model is broken, and no new accreditation will repair iteach of these illustrates that there is no foolproof, safe way to maintain wild
US zoo model is broken, and no new accreditation will repair it
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
each of these illustrates that there is no foolproof, safe way to maintain wild animals within an unnatural zoo enclosure. Born Free USA’s Exotic Animal Incidents database contextualizes these recent events with startling statistics: at accredited... Read more
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The Advocate
Archive of photographer Harold Baquet to be housed at Historic New Orleans Collectionthe individual photographers and studios who chronicled African-American life i
Archive of photographer Harold Baquet to be housed at Historic New Orleans Collection
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
the individual photographers and studios who chronicled African-American life in New Orleans since Jules Lion, a French-born free man of color, introduced the medium to New Orleans in 1840.” Given its scope and subject matter, however, Baquet’s... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Door severs Oregon Zoo lion's tail: Wild animals don't belong behind barsveterinarian described it as a "relatively small injury," downplaying the unnec
Door severs Oregon Zoo lion's tail: Wild animals don't belong behind bars
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
veterinarian described it as a "relatively small injury," downplaying the unnecessary pain Zawadi endured. Furthermore, as Born Free USA's Exotic Animal Incidents database shows, this is far from the first case of negligence to result in harm to an... Read more
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CNN
You're worried about the wrong animal attackdon't annotate where an attack took place, such as on a farm. However, a databa
You're worried about the wrong animal attack
CNN / Posted 10 days ago
don't annotate where an attack took place, such as on a farm. However, a database developed by the animal advocacy group Born Free tracks exotic animal attacks that have occurred in the confinement of circuses, zoos or people's homes. According... Read more
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iol.co.za
The let-down ‘middle child’my last year as, officially, a youth in South Africa. My generation is the midd
The let-down ‘middle child’
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
my last year as, officially, a youth in South Africa. My generation is the middle child between the 1976 and the so-called Born Free children. We are the generation that got to fully understand the ugliness of racial segregation when we entered the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
#YouthDay: 'Be ready, I'm coming world!' – Aarya S SrikrishnaS Srikrishna (Supplied to News24) Now imagine if each and every youth used thi
#YouthDay: 'Be ready, I'm coming world!' – Aarya S Srikrishna
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
S Srikrishna (Supplied to News24) Now imagine if each and every youth used this quote as their daily mantra. Yet our born-free generation – the ones who don't know a thing about the struggle against apartheid – live a life devoid of... Read more
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Variety
Durban: Fest Opener ‘Journeyman’ Explores Authentic South Africaon an exhaustive journey across the “rainbow nation.” They chose a pivotal time
Durban: Fest Opener ‘Journeyman’ Explores Authentic South Africa
Variety / Posted 11 days ago
on an exhaustive journey across the “rainbow nation.” They chose a pivotal time in the country’s history, as the so-called “born free” generation prepared to vote for the first time, and South Africans reflected on the life and legacy of their first... Read more
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iol.co.za
#76AT40: Ashley embodied the spirit of 1976Ivy Kriel and father James Kriel. In the film you will hear Ivy tell the story
#76AT40: Ashley embodied the spirit of 1976
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Ivy Kriel and father James Kriel. In the film you will hear Ivy tell the story of how Ashley”s father would sing the song, Born Free to him when he was just a little baby. Bonteheuwel, of course, was an area that had been classified as coloured by... Read more
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CNN
Are hotels liable for alligator attacks?had an alligator on a leash tied to a pole in a petting zoo, that's going to im
Are hotels liable for alligator attacks?
CNN / Posted 12 days ago
had an alligator on a leash tied to a pole in a petting zoo, that's going to impose liability in a way that an alligator born free in a swamp adjacent to a hotel would not. In determining whether a resort introduced non-native animals, geography... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Are hotels liable for alligator attacks?had an alligator on a leash tied to a pole in a petting zoo, that's going to im
Are hotels liable for alligator attacks?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 days ago
had an alligator on a leash tied to a pole in a petting zoo, that's going to impose liability in a way that an alligator born free in a swamp adjacent to a hotel would not. In determining whether a resort introduced non-native animals, geography... Read more
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iol.co.za
Protesters desperate for some attentionZikhona Mehlo, said it was unfair how the rich got richer and the poor continue
Protesters desperate for some attention
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Zikhona Mehlo, said it was unfair how the rich got richer and the poor continued to suffer. “What’s the point of being a born-free and being able to vote when the government doesn’t do anything for us?” Tyres burnt in the street as one resident... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Activists equate hippo culling to trophy huntingbe supported by the water levels in the Luangwa Valley, where most of the anima
Activists equate hippo culling to trophy hunting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
be supported by the water levels in the Luangwa Valley, where most of the animals were located. British wildlife charity Born Free said on its website that the scientific rationale for killing up to 2,000 hippos when their population in Southern... Read more
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heraldscotland
Campaigners welcome SNP move to ban wild animals in travelling circusesthe best mechanism for introducing legislation on ethical grounds and will make
Campaigners welcome SNP move to ban wild animals in travelling circuses
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
the best mechanism for introducing legislation on ethical grounds and will make further announcements in due course." The Born Free Foundation, an international wildlife charity, said it was "delighted" with the pledge, which means Scotland is on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Zambia halts culling of hipposhave condemned the Zambian government for allowing the culling of 2,000 hippos
Zambia halts culling of hippos
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
have condemned the Zambian government for allowing the culling of 2,000 hippos in the river. The United Kingdom-based Born Free strongly condemned the decision to kill about 400 hippos every year for the next five years, describing the move as... Read more
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Pitchfork
“Afrorgan” by Powder ReviewPowder released her first two EPs within the span of a couple of months last ye
“Afrorgan” by Powder Review
Pitchfork / Posted 14 days ago
Powder released her first two EPs within the span of a couple of months last year. First there was a record for Stockholm's Born Free label, in which rainforest percussion and new age synths pooled together in a warped and wily approximation of '80s... Read more
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TSN
Castillo helps Bombers rout Als in preseasonscoring with a 47-yard field goal and added a convert in front of 23,334 fans a
Castillo helps Bombers rout Als in preseason
TSN / Posted 16 days ago
scoring with a 47-yard field goal and added a convert in front of 23,334 fans at Investors Group Field who cheered the free-agent addition. Castillo, who was with the club last year, then made field goals from 35, 44, 39 and 49 yards, went... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Best time to tour the UN? Not during an international crisisof Human Rights, displayed in panels designed by Brazilian artist Octavio Roth,
Best time to tour the UN? Not during an international crisis
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
of Human Rights, displayed in panels designed by Brazilian artist Octavio Roth, including Article 1: "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland leads the way with wild animal ban at circusesbook – while he dithers, animals continue to suffer and England falls further a
Scotland leads the way with wild animal ban at circuses
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
book – while he dithers, animals continue to suffer and England falls further and further behind.” Chris Draper of the Born Free Foundation, said he was “delighted” to hear of the ban, but urged ministers to move quickly. “We would hate to see... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Modern masters retell Shakespeareabout the importance of circumcision which brings with it the idea of life as a
Modern masters retell Shakespeare
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
about the importance of circumcision which brings with it the idea of life as an obligation as well as a gift. “We are not born free of loyalties and oaths. The mohel’s knife symbolises what we owe”, says Shylock. A dramatic narrative runs through... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby researchtoo late for me to think about another baby, but for so many families this tech
'Major advance' in 3-parent baby research
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
too late for me to think about another baby, but for so many families this technique is their only chance of having a baby born free of mitochondrial disease.” In February 2015, MPs voted to allow research into three-parent babies, despite fierce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim - Authentic Irrefutable Black PowerMugabe and zanu-pf, particularly in civil rights circles, Ambassador Young trul
Zim - Authentic Irrefutable Black Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Mugabe and zanu-pf, particularly in civil rights circles, Ambassador Young truly has stood alone. As Zimbabweans of the born free generation continue to penetrate so-called African-American circles in the United States, because many of them are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Video shows distressed elephants rocking at Phuket Zoo in Thailandfastened to the floor, swaying and swinging their trunks. Adam Roberts, the ch
Video shows distressed elephants rocking at Phuket Zoo in Thailand
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
fastened to the floor, swaying and swinging their trunks. Adam Roberts, the chief executive of animal welfare organisation Born Free Foundation, said the elephants were rocking to cope with captivity. RELATED ARTICLES Thai police charge Tiger... Read more
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International Business Times
Three-parent babies: First child could be born next year after preclinical trial success told IBTimes UK. "I lost my daughter Lily to mitochondrial disease 9 years ago
Three-parent babies: First child could be born next year after preclinical trial success
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
told IBTimes UK. "I lost my daughter Lily to mitochondrial disease 9 years ago, and it's too late for me to think about another baby, but for so many families this technique is their only chance of having a baby born free of mitochondrial dise... Read more
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TSN
Castillo helps Bombers rout Als in preseason openerscoring with a 47-yard field goal and added a convert in front of 23,334 fans a
Castillo helps Bombers rout Als in preseason opener
TSN / Posted 19 days ago
scoring with a 47-yard field goal and added a convert in front of 23,334 fans at Investors Group Field who cheered the free-agent addition. Castillo, who was with the club last year, then made field goals from 35, 44, 39 and 49 yards, went... Read more
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Eye Witness News
First in Asia: Thailand eliminates mother-to-child transmission of HIVa program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling fo
First in Asia: Thailand eliminates mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
a program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling for pregnant women with HIV, and her son was born free of the virus. A decade later, she had a second son - this time, armed with knowledge about how to monitor the... Read more
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dna
First in Asia: Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIVprogramme that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counselling f
First in Asia: Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV
dna / Posted 20 days ago
programme that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counselling for pregnant women with HIV, and her son was born free of the virus. A decade later, she had a second son - this time, armed with knowledge about how to monitor the... Read more
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asianage
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV: WHOa program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling fo
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV: WHO
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
a program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling for pregnant women with HIV, and her son was born free of the virus. A decade later, she had a second son - this time, armed with knowledge about how to monitor the... Read more
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asianage
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV WHOa program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling fo
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV WHO
asianage / Posted 20 days ago
a program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling for pregnant women with HIV, and her son was born free of the virus. A decade later, she had a second son - this time, armed with knowledge about how to monitor the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV: WHOa program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling fo
Thailand eliminates mother-to child transmission of HIV: WHO
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
a program that year to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and counseling for pregnant women with HIV, and her son was born free of the virus. A decade later, she had a second son - this time, armed with knowledge about how to monitor the... Read more
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