"Stand up and be counted", Sir Elton John rallies youths at AIDS 2016

July 25, 2016

Discrimination behind HIV rise in transgender women

“I was born a boy but in my mind I’m a girl. People need to be open, stop judging us, let us wear (clothes) the way we feel so that we can be comfortable and enjoy our lives.” These are … more
July 26, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

New research into high HIV prevalence in young women shared at AIDS 2016

New evidence into the factors that contribute to high rates of infection in women and girls in Africa that could lead to new treatment approaches was shared at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban. Delegates were given insights into … more
July 21, 2016 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

First Red Ribbon award for Burundians

For the first time in its 10-year history, a Burundian organisation has won the prestigious Red Ribbon Award (RRA) that celebrates community leadership and action on AIDS. This award is hosted by UNAIDS in partnership with AIDS 2016, the Global … more
July 20, 2016 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments