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Human rights must be central to HIV prevention efforts

Gautam gives a personal account of attending this year’s International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, where he puts HIV and human rights high on the agenda for the new post 2015 development goals. more
August 27, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Malawi and Brazil HIV project in limbo for three years

A one-year project with a budget of US$100,000-200,000, to build cooperation between the Brazilian and Malawian governments in their responses to HIV, has not got off the ground for three years. more
August 26, 2014 Filed under HIV and the key players 0 Comments

Youth champion education, employment and sexual health for new development goals

Young people call on governments to support their aspirations for a better future. more
August 22, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 0 Comments

Zimbabwean government takes action against increasing rape

With the number of rape cases increasing in Zimbabwe, the government has launched a national campaign to tackle the issue, which is causing great trauma and new HIV infections. more
August 20, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

People who use drugs left behind by global funding gap

The fight to defeat HIV among those most at risk of infection may not be achieved as soon as hoped unless harm reduction services for people who use drugs receive appropriate funding. more
August 19, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Kenya needs to step up game with 500 days to MDG deadline

Too many mothers in Kenya are still dying in childbirth with just 500 days to go to the Millennium Development Goal of reducing deaths to 147 per 100,000 live births. more
August 18, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 0 Comments

Ugandan sex workers demand female condoms

Although female condoms have been shunned since being introduced in Uganda in the 1990s, sex workers say they need them because their clients refuse to use male condoms. more
August 15, 2014 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

My story of living with HIV for more than 30 years

I was born with HIV and more than 30 years later I am still alive! I am sharing my story to comfort people newly infected with HIV as well as long-term survivors. more
August 13, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 7 Comments