HIV and wider development issues

From weak transport networks to food shortages, a country’s wider context has a huge part to play in how individuals and communities are able to respond to HIV.

Key Correspondents document the links between HIV and wider development as a way to advocate for the economic, social and cultural empowerment of those most at risk of and living with HIV.

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Tour guides at higher risk of HIV Infection

Guides working in Malawi’s top tourist destinations face an increased risk of HIV infection, according to a spokesman from the Cape Maclear Tour Guides Association. more
April 3, 2014 0 Comments

Young Ethiopians support themselves through condom distribution

After high school Zinash Kidanu* dreamt of a college education, but her dream went unfulfilled until a job selling condoms changed her life. more
February 18, 2014 2 Comments

Stigma and discrimination still rampant in Uganda

Nearly half of people living with HIV in Uganda report that they have suffered verbal abuse, harassment and threats as a result of their status. more
December 13, 2013 0 Comments

Migrants want equality and dignity

Migrant workers keep many economies in Asia and the Middle East functioning, yet migrants are often vulnerable to violence, discrimination and lack of social and healthcare services. more
December 4, 2013 0 Comments

Lack of health services for young people fuels HIV and teenage pregnancies

Today, an international family planning conference gets underway in east Africa, where a lack of sexual and reproductive health services is fuelling high rates of HIV infection in young people. more
November 12, 2013 1 Comments

Malawi’s largest HIV organisation celebrates 20 years of saving lives

This year, the National Association of People Living with HIV in Malawi turns 20 and celebrates a proud history of helping people learn how to live positively. more
November 7, 2013 0 Comments

Bishop and key Ugandan HIV advocate dies of snake bite

The recent death of Bishop Illukor, retired Anglican primate of Soroti District, Eastern Uganda, from a snakebite was a tragic event that shocked the community. more
October 7, 2013 3 Comments

Uganda requires new strategies to fight HIV

Uganda requires new strategies if the country is to change the course of HIV transmission according to an official from the Ministry of Health. more
September 6, 2013 0 Comments