Category: HIV and AIDS

Globally, an estimated 33.3 million people live with HIV. For every three people who get treatment five more get infected.

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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. ...

Three-way marriage challenges stigma and promotes safe sex

How a polygamous marriage is overcoming the stigma around HIV discordant HIV relationships in Kenya. ...

Grow your own scheme to help people living with HIV in coastal Uganda

People living with HIV in harbour landing sites of Kaberamaido district, eastern Uganda are set to benefit from an agriculture project that will enabl ...

Uganda: Concern over mandatory HIV testing raised by civil society groups

Civil society organisations in Teso, eastern Uganda have asked the government to go slow in its plans to commence mandatory HIV testing in public heal ...

German Institute sponsors talented youths in a bid to curb HIV

Ten young Kenyans are to win educational scholarships to the German Institute of Professional Studies as a way to reduce HIV incidence. ...

Zambia to benefit from US-led military health promotions

The American and Zambian government are running the world’s second largest programme on health promotion in the defense forces, the American ambassado ...

Blame and HIV: views from Soroti town, Uganda

The government should address how its own officials understand HIV. Not doing so allows blame and stigma to flourish - and this puts more people, not ...

The blame game that is taking Uganda back to ABC

President Museveni has continuously blamed increasing HIV prevalence in Uganda on non-governmental organisations’ promotion of condom use, sex work an ...

HIV risk perceptions: the story of the pestering man

In my work with persons living with HIV I come across many stories. But there are some stories which move me a lot and echo the difference in human be ...
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