Category: HIV and wider development issues

Livelihoods, food security, poverty and conflict all affect how communities are able to respond to HIV.

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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 ...

Disability, poverty, TB and HIV: where do you turn?

Being disabled, HIV positive and having treatment for tuberculosis is a challenge that Ellen Banda is all too familiar with. ...

Kenya scales up testing for tuberculosis

People living with HIV across Kenya will soon have free access to the latest technology to test for tuberculosis. ...

Disabled cry for inclusion towards ending HIV epidemic

While significant scientific and social research has looked into the causes and effects of HIV on the global population, little attention has been giv ...

Hope for people who use drugs in Kenya

It was Saalim’s fortieth day as a city street thief, and he stole because he needed the cash to buy his daily dose of heroin. The day ended with a clo ...
HIV priority for Kenya at United Nations summit on drugs

HIV priority for Kenya at United Nations summit on drugs

As world leaders meet in New York this week to discuss drugs, Kenya is proposing innovative approaches to tackling the drug problem as a way of managi ...

UNGASS 2016: hope for human rights and drug policy reform

At the UN General Assembly Special Session on drugs (UNGASS) this week, two very different approaches to the 'world drug problem' will have to be thra ...

Kenya’s new policy on domestic financing of HIV research

In Kenya an ambitious new target to increase national funding of HIV research sees the government expecting to raise about USD109 million from local s ...

Why the next Ugandan government should focus on HIV

As Ugandans gear up for the 2016 general election, HIV is a hot issue. But what is on offer from each party? ...

Hydro power proves life changing for people with HIV in Zimbabwe

Shupi is an unemployed widower with three children, living in a remote village. She is also living with HIV and a new hydro power project has helped c ...
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