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Malawi: Legislation to Ban Traditional AIDS “Healers”

(May 2, 2008) Malawi's lawmakers are examining draft legislation designed to put an end to practices of traditional healers who “prescribe sex with albinos, the disabled or virgins as a cure for HIV and AIDS” and religious leaders who advise their flocks to “give up antiretroviral treatment for prayers.” Malawi, home to 12 million people, […]