Category: HIV prevention and treatment

Globally, an estimated 34 million people live with HIV. For every three people who get treatment five more get infected.

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Barriers to healthcare impenetrable for LGBT+ in Zambia

Barriers to healthcare impenetrable for LGBT+ in Zambia

Some of the barriers which have hampered access to health are discrimination, inequality and increasing unlawful detentions on trans diverse persons i ...
HIV inextricably linked with human rights

HIV inextricably linked with human rights

The HIV-free generation will remain a myth without respect for human rights ...
In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

The local AIDS conference in June this year was led by the youth – the same people facing the biggest HIV threat. ...

Prisoners in Zambia need better access to HIV services

As the Zambia Prison service embarks on a campaign to reduce HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men, gay rights activists say more needs to be ...

Poverty holds back progress in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria

Mrs. Chinwe* from Anambra in south-Eastern Nigeria is a 30-year-old mother of three who is living with HIV: "I discovered I had HIV after my baby died ...

Income generation project boosts condom use among Burundian sex workers

Sex workers in Burundi have more negotiating power to demand safer sex, thanks to efforts to help them find new ways of earning an income. Since 2013 ...

New research into high HIV prevalence in young women shared at AIDS 2016

New evidence into the factors that contribute to high rates of infection in women and girls in Africa that could lead to new treatment approaches was ...
First Red Ribbon award for Burundians

First Red Ribbon award for Burundians

For the first time in its 10-year history, a Burundian organisation has won the prestigious Red Ribbon Award (RRA) that celebrates community leadershi ...

Sex workers call for access to HIV prevention drugs

Sex workers have called for an increase in sensitisation and provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEp) to prevent themselves from getting HIV. Pre ...

Does Uganda need to realign its male circumcision campaign?

Circumcision can help prevent HIV transmission, but fears around it affecting sexual performance can often put people off the procedure. ...
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