HIV and the key players
Key Correspondents bring the global to the local by reporting how decisions made by governments, international donors, multilateral and bilateral agencies and the private sector affect people's attempts to stay healthy.
KCs also examine the way international agreements such as the Millennium Development Goals and Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights impact on communities most affected by HIV.
Last month, Diane Abbott, an MP from the UK’s Labour Party and the shadow secretary of state for international development, visited Uganda to find out how the country is tackling HIV. more
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has granted around US$17 million to two consortia of organisations focussing on key populations most affected by HIV, to combat the disease across eastern and southern Africa. more
As a medical professional attending the World Congress on Publich Health, I was keen to see how current priorities would be addressed, but the clear lack of community dialogue was disappointing. more
Malawi has appointed new principal recipients to administer $574 million allocated to fight HIV, as it seeks to end financial scandal involving the National AIDS Commission. more
A one-year project with a budget of US$100,000-200,000, to build cooperation between the Brazilian and Malawian governments in their responses to HIV, has not got off the ground for three years. more
During a high-level political session at the 20th International AIDS Conference, UNAIDS
executive director Michel Sidibé called for a new set of treatment targets by 2030. more
Debate at AIDS 2014 is putting a spotlight on governments and policymakers who are failing to involve communities in HIV and TB programmes, turning instead to researchers and experts to make key decisions. more
PEPFAR, one of the biggest donors for HIV programmes in Kenya, has been making steep funding cuts, according to civil society sources. more