Vocal artists “Scar” and “Zeus” have donated their voices in this HIV and AIDS lesson from TeachAIDS, founded at Stanford University. TeachAIDS (teachaids.org) is a nonprofit social venture founded at Stanford University that creates breakthrough interactive software addressing numerous persistent problems in HIV and AIDS prevention around the world. TeachAIDS uses a research-based design process to develop medically-accurate, pedagogically-grounded, and culturally-tailored animated software to optimize learning and retention. Used in more than 70 countries, in partnership with national and international organizations, and incorporating the voices of cultural icons, TeachAIDS provides the most effective HIV and AIDS prevention software to educators, governments, and NGOs around the world — for free. You can find out more about the TeachAIDS mission here www.youtube.com For more information on the Creative Commons License Terms of Service, please visit creativecommons.org These animations have been specifically designed for the English-speaking population in Botswana, and other neighboring African countries. They are formally approved by the Botswana Ministry of Education and Skills Development, and are being distributed in partnership with UNICEF throughout Botswana. This animation features the voices of Game “Zeus” Bantsi and Thato “Scar” Mathabaphiri as the doctor and student.
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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Ashley Bornancin, were invited to cover the 2013 Golden Globe Award Nominees and Presenters at the annual GBK Gift Lounge. This year’s event took place at the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills and offered guests an opportunity to enjoy gifts, refreshments and a gorgeous tented event with pool-side spa services and music by DJ eTunes. One of the best parts of the GBK gift lounge is their charitable focus as this year’s lounge benefited City of Hope, working to transform the future of health by turning science into practical benefit and hope into reality Lambda Legal and their ongoing efforts for equal and fair treatment of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Get the Story from the Red Carpet Report Team – follow us on Twitter and Facebook at: twitter.com www.facebook.com www.redcarpetreporttv.com ABOUT GBK GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions GBK CelebrityGifting, GBK Special Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/Public Relations. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more …
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The African nation of Botswana has one of the world’s highest known rates of HIV/AIDS infection. But the country also has a progressive programme to address the issue. Bernard Smith visited the mining town of Selibe Phikwe – where measures to stem the disease are beginning to work.
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Preview of Dixie87′s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Okavango Delta, Botswana Entry Title: “Botswana & Namibia” Entry: “After our morning game drive (where we saw mostly hyenas, elephants and buffalo), we headed over to the Chobe river where we went on another sunset cruise. The next day we drove 650km (!!!!) to our new camp, not far from the Okavango Delta – the largest inland delta in the world. From here, we drove to the edge of the delta where we each climbed into a mokoro (a dug out tree trunk used as a boat). We met our polers who proceeded to take us out into the delta & to our bush camp, where we arrived about an hour later. It was an amazing experience to camp out in the middle of nowhere with no one but our group around. That evening, the polers entertained us with singing and dancing around the camp fire. Most of the polers were in their local gospel church choir, so they were pretty awesome! One girl in particular stood out to me. She was my age and had a really rough cough, you could see she really wasn’t well at all. I later found out that she had been diagnosed as HIV+ just two weeks previously. She was such a sweet, happy girl, despite being so ill and it was such a humbling experience for me to watch this girl, whose life seemed like a constant, uphill struggle in comparison to mine, having such a good time laughing & joking …
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