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Youth must be central to new campaign to end AIDS

Leaders from around the world met in Nairobi on 17 February, to launch a new global campaign to tackle adolescent AIDS, the second leading cause of death among teens globally. more
February 18, 2015 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Malawi confronts challenges in prioritising HIV response

Malawi has appointed new principal recipients to administer $574 million allocated to fight HIV, as it seeks to end financial scandal involving the National AIDS Commission. more
February 9, 2015 Filed under HIV and the key players 0 Comments

Zimbabwe: shortage of health workers threatens health delivery

Health workers in Zimbabwe are overburdened and the health delivery system, in particular HIV-related issues, is under threat. more
February 6, 2015 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Zimbabwe launches new plan for voluntary male circumcision

Zimbabwe has launched a voluntary medical male circumcision accelerated operational plan as part of a bigger process to fight HIV and AIDS in the country over the next four years. more
February 3, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

Bolivian minister breaks citizen’s HIV status confidentiality

HIV activists are in uproar following the Bolivian Minister of Health’s disclosure during a press conference of the HIV status of a Bolivian citizen. more
January 15, 2015 Filed under HIV and human rights 1 Comments

Who’s to blame for misuse of HIV drugs in Kenya?

Reports of sex workers misusing HIV drugs have left activists wondering if the government invested enough in HIV education before purchasing medicine, worth 4 billion Kenyan shilling. more
January 5, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

Young people must ‘rise up and be counted’ in HIV response

A Zambian government minister is raising awareness of the urgent need to include young people living with HIV in the response to the epidemic. more
December 17, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Condom rebrand vital to curb new HIV infections among Malawi’s youth

Condoms have become increasingly unpopular among young people in Malawi, contributing to high HIV transmission rates. more
December 15, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments