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World Hepatitis Day: Malawi fails to act on public health threat

Hepatitis is a global public health problem affecting millions of people every year, yet Malawi shows no sign of safeguarding its citizen from its devastating health consequences. more
July 28, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

HIV eradication remains challenging milestone for scientists

The cure of HIV remains one of the most sought after medical research issues of all time. Despite advances have the goal of preventing or curing HIV still seems to remain out of reach. more
July 25, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

Young people speak out against stigma of youth condom use

Young people around the world are not receiving clear messages or support to use condoms to prevent HIV infection, according to delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference. more
July 25, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

More funding needed for TB-HIV co-infection

HIV and TB advocates say failure by donors and governments to invest more in these diseases may thwart efforts to end both epidemics resulting in thousands of preventable deaths. more
July 24, 2014 Filed under HIV prevention and treatment 0 Comments

Post 2015 development agenda and HIV: the epidemic’s way forward

The end of AIDS has to be at the centre of the post-2015 development agenda to ensure the holistic, socio-economic development of communities around the world. more
July 24, 2014 Filed under HIV and the post 2015 development agenda 0 Comments

Young people must play leading role in HIV advocacy

Delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference (20-25 July) are recognising that young people are the future and it is vital to empower them to take a leading role in the response to HIV. more
July 24, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments

Police must play role in preventing HIV among criminalised groups

Delegates at the 20th International AIDS conference are tackling the issue of law enforcement policies and practices that often undermine the efforts of public health officials to reduce HIV transmission. more
July 23, 2014 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Children with HIV left behind in the race towards treatment for all

Ahead of this week’s 20th International AIDS Conference, experts have warned that children are being left behind in the goal to reach universal access to HIV treatment. more
July 23, 2014 Filed under HIV, children and young people 0 Comments