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Migration of fishermen puts health of HIV positive children at risk

Efforts by the Ugandan government to ensure HIV positive schoolchildren from island communities can access treatment are being hindered by migration of their parents, who are fishermen. more
October 1, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Born with HIV: 30 years and still going strong

Susan, who was born with HIV, speaks of the pain she experienced as a child growing up with the virus, the death of her brother and her hopes for the next generation of young people. more
September 29, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Young people: the key to ending AIDS by 2030

What do you a call a group of young people including lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, sex workers and drug users? No, this isn’t a joke – it couldn’t be further from a joke. more
September 26, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 0 Comments

The right to health: a post 2015 dream or an achievable goal?

How many times have you, or a family member, visited a doctor during the last five years? Well, according to the World Health Organization 1 billion people have never had that chance. more
September 25, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 0 Comments

Invest in women and girls for a better world by 2030

Elena Obieta reports from the Social Good Summit in New York and reflects on the type of world she wants to live in by the year 2030. more
September 24, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 1 Comments

Why I’m a citizen journalist

Claire Gasamagera explains why she became a citizen journalist. “I was born and have grown up with HIV. I became an activist when I was 18 as I couldn’t accept the way people living with HIV were treated as dying victims, not living human beings.” more
September 19, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

African youth demand own goals in 2015 development framework

Young Africans are leading the call for stand-alone goals for young people in the post 2015 development agenda, which will be discussed at the UN General Assembly this month. more
September 17, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 1 Comments

Zimbabwe government to scale up anti-retroviral therapy services

Wallace Mawire reports from Zimbabwe on the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s plans to scale up anti-retroviral therapy services by the end of 2014, amid concerns over the current huge deficit. more
September 15, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments