An Africa correspondent.

This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an unbiased news service editorially, is an application of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research company unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. Aid agencies should support journalists to increase their ability to make a difference in developing countries In this article in the Guardian’s ‘Poverty Matters’ blog, Prue Clarke, an Africa correspondent, press development specialist and the co-founder and executive director of New Narratives – – Africans Reporting Africa, writes, ‘By not helping journalists, aid agencies are severely limiting their access to the truth in what is happening in developing countries and, therefore, their capability to change lives.’ She continues, ‘Inside our efforts to market our reporters’ work and fund our operations, we repeatedly meet superb aid groups that are driven to improve the lives of the indegent in Africa, women particularly,’ adding, ‘They fund every types of effort to, for instance, end violence against women, improve maternal health, raise the number of ladies in education and prevent exploitation by foreign assets companies.’ ‘But time and time again we are informed: ‘We usually do not fund mass media,” Clarke writes.The sustained secretion of antibodies might be caused by long-lived plasma cells that are fairly resistant to common immunosuppressive therapies.21,22 In the past, there were several attempts to control HIV-1 infection through allogeneic stem-cell transplantation without regard to the donor’s CCR5 delta32 status, but these efforts were not successful.23 In our patient, transplantation resulted in complete chimerism, and the patient’s peripheral-blood monocytes changed from a heterozygous to a homozygous genotype regarding the CCR5 delta32 allele.