HIV prevention and treatment

HIV remains one of the world's most significant public health challenges, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.

From condom access to community sensitisation, Key Correspondents document the reality of HIV prevention and treatment in their communities. Key Correspondents will also report stories such as why HIV testing and prevention initiatives are working or failing and whether people in their community are able to access HIV counselling, testing and treatment.

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World Hepatitis Day: Malawi fails to act on public health threat

Hepatitis is a global public health problem affecting millions of people every year, yet Malawi shows no sign of safeguarding its citizen from its devastating health consequences. more
July 28, 2014 0 Comments

HIV eradication remains challenging milestone for scientists

The cure of HIV remains one of the most sought after medical research issues of all time. Despite advances have the goal of preventing or curing HIV still seems to remain out of reach. more
July 25, 2014 0 Comments

More funding needed for TB-HIV co-infection

HIV and TB advocates say failure by donors and governments to invest more in these diseases may thwart efforts to end both epidemics resulting in thousands of preventable deaths. more
July 24, 2014 0 Comments

We must step up the pace to end AIDS

The United Nations is setting a target to end AIDS by 2030. To achieve this, all those involved in the response have to step up the pace: this is the AIDS 2014 theme. more
July 23, 2014 0 Comments

Safe from harm: reducing HIV among people who use drugs in Cambodia

As the 20th International AIDS Conference gets underway, three leading HIV and drugs organisations are warning that global funding for HIV prevention for people who inject drugs is in crisis. more
July 20, 2014 0 Comments

Demand in sex industry for unsafe sex hampers fight against HIV

A Zambian sex worker living with HIV says efforts to reduce new HIV infections are being hampered by demand for unprotected sex, which comes at a higher price. more
July 11, 2014 0 Comments

South Sudan: huge drop in treatment rates for people living with HIV

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are receiving treatment, less than half the number who enrolled for treatment a year ago. more
July 8, 2014 0 Comments

The challenge of responding to HIV in the Indian desert

The Thar Desert of India in the state of Rajasthan is the most densely populated desert eco system in the world, and a particularly challenging landscape for responding to HIV. more
May 26, 2014 0 Comments