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Health minister: HIV response can help tackle malaria in Southern Africa

Sibongile Ndlela-Simelane, Swaziland’s minister of health and social welfare, has called for lessons learned from the HIV response in Southern Africa to be applied to the response to malaria. more
May 1, 2015 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

Zambia: traditional tales support sex education

A new book, published by Zambia’s National Museums Board, uses traditional stories and indigenous knowledge to educate young people about HIV and AIDS. more
April 27, 2015 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Thousands of students reached with life-saving HIV information

TemariNet, a higher education project, is tackling HIV and unintended pregnancy in universities and colleges across Ethiopia. more
April 15, 2015 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Zimbabwe’s female condom success story takes new form

Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health is currently gathering evidence on acceptance of a new Cupid Female Condom before rolling it out. more
April 9, 2015 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 2 Comments

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