Christian Ministries Still Battling AIDS in Africa

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While the agenda for much of the West has moved past AIDS, the deadly disease remains a major concern for many poverty-stricken countries.

That’s why Christian ministries like Compassion International are working to provide prevention education, HIV testing, rehabilitative care and lifesaving treatment in communities crippled by AIDS. The goal is to help children and adults not just survive but to thrive.
“Despite much progress made, we are continually challenged to teach the children and youth how to prevent the spread of AIDS before more contract the disease,” says Mark Hanlon, senior vice president at Compassion International. “Cultural practices across the globe continue to emerge that must be identified and then overcome to effectively treat and reduce the spread of AIDS.”
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SOURCE: Charisma News