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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Men in rural Zimbabwe embrace circumcision

When 33-year-old Zimbabwean Michael Mheredzi heard about a fun day coming to his town, where he could also have the opportunity to be circumcised, he ...
SMS project empowers people living with HIV

SMS project empowers people living with HIV

Despite having undergone timely HIV testing and counselling, it took eight years for Gertrude Kateta, from Mangochi District in Malawi, to access anti ...

Routine viral load tests must be accessible for all

In Zambia, on 30 October, hundreds of people marched to launch a new campaign calling on African governments to make viral load tests routinely availa ...

Zimbabwe: new survey will give accurate picture of HIV epidemic

A new survey will give policymakers a comprehensive picture of the HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe, while giving people access to free testing and counsellin ...

The journey towards an AIDS vaccine

The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has published a report highlighting several milestones in the journey towards an AIDS vaccine. ...

Chifamba’s story: “circumcision made me a happy man”

In Zimbabwe, many men are learning about the benefits of male circumcision through a government drive that hopes to see 80 per cent of men voluntarily ...

Partner violence hinders HIV prevention, treatment and care

Women living with HIV who face violence from their intimate partners find it harder to adhere to HIV treatment and access care, according to health re ...

Misuse of antiretrovirals poses threat to HIV success story

In Kenya, misuse of life-saving antiretroviral drugs may be undermining the world’s greatest achievement to date in response to HIV. ...

Zambia: 23 babies born with HIV daily says UNAIDS

UNAIDS’ Zambia country director says that despite good progress made in responding to HIV in the last ten years, Zambia is ranked tenth globally for t ...

Ugandan government warns against complacency in HIV response

Despite a massive HIV response in Uganda, 380 people still get infected with HIV every single day. ...
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