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Kenya scales up testing for tuberculosis

People living with HIV across Kenya will soon have free access to the latest technology to test for tuberculosis. more
May 24, 2016 Filed under HIV and wider development issues 0 Comments

‘Link Up’ breaks taboos around sexual health in eastern Africa

Despite cultural challenges in Ethiopia, young people have teamed up to visit primary schools in a bid to create awareness of sexual and reproductive health and rights among young adolescents as a response to HIV. more
May 23, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Male involvement enhances female condom use

Although female condoms have been in the global market for almost 15 years, the product is still unknown to many women. more
May 19, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Young people shout loud for inclusion in health decision-making

Young leaders meeting in Copenhagen for a conference to address girls’ and women’s health and rights issues said they must raise their voices for meaningful involvement in decision-making. more
May 17, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 0 Comments

Nigerian laws give conflicting message on HIV and homophobia

In Nigeria since the introduction of an anti-homosexuality law in 2014 which criminalises LGBT people, increasing homophobia has been having a negative impact on the HIV response. more
May 17, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 1 Comments

Young people should be at the fore of tackling HIV

Over 200 young leaders from around the world have been meeting to discuss issues of women and girls’ health, ahead of the Women Deliver conference which kicks off today (16 May) in Denmark. more
May 16, 2016 Filed under HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights 1 Comments

A dangerous life if you’re gay: Malawi’s homophobic legislation

Failure by the government to come up with a clear-cut stance on homosexuality is endangering the lives of gays in Malawi. more
May 16, 2016 Filed under HIV and human rights 0 Comments

Community engagement vital in ending HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

Communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria must be involved at all levels of the response to these diseases, according to grassroots and civil society groups in Africa. more
May 9, 2016 Filed under HIV and the key players 0 Comments