Malaka Gharib

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2013 AIDS Report: It’s time to stop saying ‘AIDS in Africa’

2013 AIDS Report: It’s time to stop saying ‘AIDS in Africa’

This infographic for our new AIDS report shows why it’s time to stop saying the phrase “AIDS in Africa.” African countries have made widely divergent progress toward the beginning of the end of AIDS, and a one-size-fits-all approach to tackling AIDS on the continent does not make sense. Sixteen countries in sub-Saharan Africa have already…

A day in the life of Positive-Generation

ONE went behind the scenes to see what a normal day at the office was like at Positive-Generation (PG), the winner of this year’s Africa Award. PG uses advocacy to pressure government leaders to protect the safety and health of HIV-positive individuals in Cameroon. Learn more about the organization here. Dr. Elat Jean Bosco, head…

But how will it get there?

Malaka Gharib is currently at the GAVI Partners Forum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where global health and government leaders are gathering to explore ways to accelerate results, innovation, sustainability and equity in the field of immunization. What do you think one of the biggest issues in vaccines and immunizations is? That’s an easy one,…

Positive-Generation gets top prize at Africa Award ceremony

Positive-Generation, a Cameroon-based advocacy organization that fights for health rights for HIV-positive people, received the $100,000 prize for the 2012 ONE Africa Award today at the GAVI Alliance Partners Forum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The annual award is given to the African organization that shows the most promise in helping to achieve the Millennium…

Interview: Positive-Generation’s Fogué Foguito on the right to AIDS treatment

An interview with Fogué Foguito, Executive Director of Positive-Generation. We are very happy to announce the winner of the fifth annual ONE Africa Award: Positive-Generation! The Cameroonian organization is on a serious mission to ensure basic human rights for people living with HIV/AIDS and communities facing AIDS. With more than 250 applicants from across Africa…

Live blog: 2012 ONE Africa Award

Find out which of the five finalists will win the 2012 ONE Africa Award tomorrow at 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EAT, right here on the ONE Africa Blog. I’ll be blogging live from the GAVI Partners Forum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where ONE is hosting the awards ceremony. To follow along, simply scroll through…

A little swagger, a lot of heart: ONE Ambassador Prezzo

Meet Prezzo, a rapper from Kenya with a big heart, great style and a positive attitude. He just won second place on the latest season of Big Brother Africa, earning him a gig as a ONE Ambassador, tickets to a Jay Z concert in New York City, and a trip to ONE’s Washington DC office.…