Category: HIV and the post 2015 development agenda

Other diseases such as tuberculosis and cancer greatly affect the lives of many, particularly those living with HIV or AIDS.

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HIV diagnosis during pregnancy increases risk of domestic abuse

Being diagnosed with HIV during pregnancy increases the risk of domestic violence postpartum among women with no history of abuse in their relationshi ...

Why is HIV-related stigma still rife in Uganda?

More than three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed in Uganda, it is inexcusable that stigma and discrimination towards people living wi ...

Civil society reaches out to private sector as aid cuts are felt

The future of millions of Kenyans under HIV treatment looks uncertain, as international aid to combat the AIDS crisis plunges. In response, civil soci ...

From AIDS2016 to 2030: what will happen next? Asks James Odong

“Will the world witness the end of AIDS by 2030?” questioned Peter Piot, the Lancet journal HIV editor and director of the London School of Hygiene an ...

AIDS 2016 Demo: Activists jam Durban’s streets

Up to 5,000 people, including activists and people living and affected by HIV /AIDS marched on Monday July, 18, 2016, jamming the streets of Durban to ...

Ban Ki-moon calls for universal access to treatment in race to stop AIDS

United Nations (UN) secretary general Ban Ki-moon has called on governments to ensure universal access to treatment at the 21st International AIDS con ...

Search for HIV cure in spotlight at AIDS 2016

The search for HIV cure is of “paramount importance” and must be a priority for the future of HIV research, said Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, co-chair of ...

AIDS 2016: can 90–90–90 target succeed?

Experts and leaders have called for increased investment, better access to testing and cheaper drugs if the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets are to b ...

UN meeting on AIDS: behind the scenes with civil society

It is not easy to get member state consensus on Political Declarations at the UN. Drafts go back and forth, words are pored over, red-lines get drawn ...

Leave no one behind on global health – we need action, not statements

Young people must be involved in policy making and programming to achieve the global goal of healthy lives for all at all ages. ...
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