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.

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Uganda risks losing Global Fund grants

Uganda may miss out on the 2016 Global Fund grants, due to its failure to spend past funds and deliver the programmes for which the money was intended. more
February 25, 2016 0 Comments

UK Labour MP learns from community response to HIV in Uganda

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
December 22, 2015 0 Comments

Global Fund approves $17 million for new HIV programmes in Africa

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
July 6, 2015 0 Comments

Progress and missed opportunities at World Health Congress

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
April 20, 2015 0 Comments

Malawi confronts challenges in prioritising HIV response

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
February 9, 2015 0 Comments

Malawi and Brazil HIV project in limbo for three years

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
August 26, 2014 0 Comments

Financing trends and making smarter investments in the HIV response

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
July 30, 2014 0 Comments

Communities must remain at the forefront of HIV response

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
July 22, 2014 4 Comments