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.
UNAIDS’ Zambia country director says that despite good progress made in responding to HIV in the last ten years, Zambia is ranked tenth globally for the highest number of people living with HIV. more
Despite a massive HIV response in Uganda, 380 people still get infected with HIV every single day. more
Measures to reduce the spread of HIV are bearing fruits in Malawi, but failure by some people in top positions to participate is also impeding progress, says the Mayor for Blantyre City Council. more
Condoms are supplied free in many places around the world, but a limited supply at fishing sites in Uganda, is fuelling the spread of HIV in fishing communities. The lack of free condoms means some fishermen do without them, while … more
A senior Zimbabwean health official has revealed how money collected through the country’s AIDS levy is funding the national response to HIV. more
Spurred on by the recent Ebola outbreak, an African Center for Disease Control and Prevention is being established this year to effectively respond to major epidemics. more
Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health is currently gathering evidence on acceptance of a new Cupid Female Condom before rolling it out. more
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