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Latent TB: a time bomb among people living with HIV in Kenya

On World TB Day, Lucy Maroncha asks why people living with HIV in Kenya are not being offered effective diagnostic tests which mean they could receive early treatment on tuberculosis. more
March 24, 2015 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Global Fund work falling short on gender-related issues

The Global Fund’s efforts to put women and girls at the center of its work on HIV, TB and malaria have yet to bear significant fruit at the country level, according to the ATHENA Network. more
March 13, 2015 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Zimbabwe to see first HIV vaccine trial

Zimbabwean scientists, in collaboration with a global consortium of researchers, are preparing to conduct the country’s first ever HIV vaccine trial as part of the global effort to find a lasting solution to the spread of HIV. more
March 11, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

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