Category: HIV and the post 2015 development agenda

Other diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer greatly affect the lives of many, particularly those living with HIV or AIDS.

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Invest in women and girls for a better world by 2030

Elena Obieta reports from the Social Good Summit in New York and reflects on the type of world she wants to live in by the year 2030. ...

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, ...

Widows in Kenya tackle HIV in their community

When Jacinta Mulatia tested positive for HIV in 2003 it came as a shock to her, she was confused and unsure what to do when faced with extreme stigma ...

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 t ...

AIDS 2014: People living with HIV lead the response to discrimination

When Malawian Martha Dzuwa was diagnosed with HIV, people in her community labelled her “a dead fellow walking”. This is her story of how she changed ...

International Midwives Day: Africa needs 551,000 midwives to reduce maternal mortality

International Midwives Day is an opportunity to raise the profile of midwives’ life-saving work, because without greater investment in them, Africa is ...

Polygamy in Kenya: a legal way to spread HIV?

A controversial new marriage bill legalising polygamy in Kenya has triggered outrage, with HIV activists claiming it may increase HIV infections among ...

Uganda gets USD 420 million to fight HIV, TB and malaria

Uganda has received over 400 million US dollars from the Global Fund to beef up the fight against HIV, TB and malaria. ...

Invest in women for a healthier post-2015 world

As the expiry date looms for the Millennium Development Goals, advocates are demanding girls and women are prioritised in taking forward the post 2015 ...
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