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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Zimbabwe’s female condom success story takes new form

Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health is currently gathering evidence on acceptance of a new Cupid Female Condom before rolling it out. more
April 9, 2015 2 Comments

The legacy of one woman’s dream to help people with HIV

The son of the late Auxillia Chimusoro, who was the first woman to publicly disclose her HIV positive status in Zimbabwe in 1989, is ensuring his mother’s work lives on. more
March 27, 2015 0 Comments

Zimbabwe to see first HIV vaccine trial

Zimbabwean scientists, in collaboration with a global consortium of researchers, are preparing to conduct the country’s first ever HIV vaccine trial as part of the global effort to find a lasting solution to the spread of HIV. more
March 11, 2015 0 Comments

Civil society to step up action on HIV treatment

Although the cost of HIV treatment has significantly declined over the last decade, access to comprehensive HIV services remains low especially in Africa. Civil society must step up its game to change this. more
March 4, 2015 0 Comments

Where do prayers and food stand in HIV treatment?

Although prayers may have their place, Charles Pensulo explores different opinions to the role of religious leaders when it comes to treating HIV. more
February 12, 2015 4 Comments

Zimbabwe launches new plan for voluntary male circumcision

Zimbabwe has launched a voluntary medical male circumcision accelerated operational plan as part of a bigger process to fight HIV and AIDS in the country over the next four years. more
February 3, 2015 0 Comments

Condom advert – HIV prevention or infidelity promotion?

Kenyan religious leaders are outraged by a condom advert, while HIV activists are astonished at the ‘denial of reality’. more
January 27, 2015 2 Comments

Who’s to blame for misuse of HIV drugs in Kenya?

Reports of sex workers misusing HIV drugs have left activists wondering if the government invested enough in HIV education before purchasing medicine, worth 4 billion Kenyan shilling. more
January 5, 2015 0 Comments