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Adolescents on HIV: our time to be heard

Our Time To Be Heard is a collection of stories published by Key Correspondents highlighting the current challenges that young people are facing in the context of the HIV epidemic. more
June 26, 2015 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Microbicides: new HIV prevention technology empowers women

The International Partnership for Microbicides has developed a vaginal microbicide ring to help women protect themselves against HIV infection. more
June 24, 2015 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Ugandan government warns against complacency in HIV response

Despite a massive HIV response in Uganda, 380 people still get infected with HIV every single day. more
June 17, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 1 Comments

Malawi inmates living with HIV appeal for supplementary food

Malawian inmates living with HIV have sounded an emergency call for help, requesting authorities to supply fortified foods to improve the health of inmates living with the disease. more
June 15, 2015 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Malawi mayor: personal responsibility key to HIV fight

Measures to reduce the spread of HIV are bearing fruits in Malawi, but failure by some people in top positions to participate is also impeding progress, says the Mayor for Blantyre City Council. more
June 11, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

Fishing communities in Uganda at high risk of HIV

Condoms are supplied free in many places around the world, but a limited supply at fishing sites in Uganda, is fuelling the spread of HIV in fishing communities. The lack of free condoms means some fishermen do without them, while … more
June 5, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

AIDS levy raises millions to fund Zimbabwe’s HIV response

A senior Zimbabwean health official has revealed how money collected through the country’s AIDS levy is funding the national response to HIV. more
June 2, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

New African center to tackle infectious diseases

Spurred on by the recent Ebola outbreak, an African Center for Disease Control and Prevention is being established this year to effectively respond to major epidemics. more
May 19, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments