Category: HIV, children and young people

Children and young people are the key to building strong and healthy communities but many are affected by HIV.

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In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

In HIV prevention – united voices are heard

The local AIDS conference in June this year was led by the youth – the same people facing the biggest HIV threat. ...

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 ...

Poverty holds back progress in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Nigeria

Mrs. Chinwe* from Anambra in south-Eastern Nigeria is a 30-year-old mother of three who is living with HIV: "I discovered I had HIV after my baby died ...
Flash mobs get young people on board with HIV awareness

Flash mobs get young people on board with HIV awareness

Music blares from an omnibus as it passes the small shops and businesses of Kasana Village that lies in Buganda central region of Uganda. Then the vil ...

Can cash transfers reduce HIV incidence in young people?

A lack of comprehensive research into why young people engage in risky behaviour that can lead to HIV infection and then drop out of treatment is impe ...

“Stand up and be counted”, Sir Elton John rallies youths at AIDS 2016

Legendary singer Sir Elton John and Prince Harry last week called on youths to “stand up and be counted” in the fight against AIDS. The two leading A ...
First Red Ribbon award for Burundians

First Red Ribbon award for Burundians

For the first time in its 10-year history, a Burundian organisation has won the prestigious Red Ribbon Award (RRA) that celebrates community leadershi ...

Young people need more than lip service in the HIV response

Young people must have the right support to empower them to make meaningful contributions to HIV programming and decision-making, according to delegat ...

Malawi’s new generation empowered to demand health services

In Malawi young people are being empowered with advocacy skills to demand sexual and reproductive health services. ...

Zimbabwe: clinic changes lives for young people with HIV

Born with HIV and living on the streets in Zimbabwe is a double challenge to say the least, but this was the situation for Anashe* who was orphaned in ...
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