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 and AIDS in Mozambique

I am visiting Maputo in Mozambique and I’m happy to write that the health system in the capital Maputo is quite impressive. ...

HIV testing at Kisoro hospital, Uganda receives a US $56K boost

Kisoro hospital in western Uganda has opened a new laboratory worth sh150million (US$56,000) that will greatly improve HIV testing in the area. ...

Second Kenyan AIDS survey to roll on despite tensions

The government has assured Kenyans that the 2012/13 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) will go ahead as scheduled despite conflict emerging in parts o ...

Charlize Theron honoured by World Economic Forum for HIV work

Academy award winning actress and HIV and AIDS campaigner Charlize Theron has been awarded the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award for her commitment ...

‘The need to produce children is there’

Luwero, Uganda: A group of people living with HIV is organising a series of community events to encourage men to understand the importance of testing ...

Lord Norman Fowler commends the work of people living with HIV

Lord Norman Fowler, a leading British politician known for his work on the global HIV response, has commended the work being carried out by people liv ...

Female condoms film contest launches

A female condom film contest has been launched that will see winners walking away with huge cash prizes. ...

Women living with HIV face stigma in health centers, report finds

“When I was about to deliver my baby, I told the health worker I was HIV positive. She just left the room and never came to look after me again. I suf ...

Uganda: People living with HIV make progress in implementing PMTCT

Groups of people living with HIV in the districts of Luwero and Nakaseke in Uganda have made significant progress in implementing preventing mother to ...

Lillian’s story: abortion, family planning and HIV

In 2010, when Lillian’s baby was four-months-old she fell pregnant again. The young mother from Kampala, Uganda was breastfeeding at the time and did ...
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