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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Malawi makes strides on HIV national response

Since the first case was reported at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe in 1985, HIV prevalence is declining and stabilising. more
April 15, 2014 0 Comments

Benjamin’s story: breaking the silence on being born with HIV

Thanks to Benjamin, who was born with HIV, his mother and father have learned to live positively. Benjamin now has a new baby sister who was born free of HIV. more
April 14, 2014 0 Comments

Zimbabwe: Male celebrities get circumcised in response to HIV

Musicians and soccer stars are among a group of Zimbabwean celebrities who have undergone male circumcision as a symbolic and practical act to fight HIV. more
April 10, 2014 0 Comments

New approach needed in Cambodia to reach zero AIDS-related deaths

The goal to reach zero new infections in Cambodia by 2020 will not be possible without new innovative approaches to provide people living with HIV with antiretroviral therapy. more
April 8, 2014 0 Comments

South Sudan: sex workers use emergency drugs instead of condoms

At least 150,000 people in South Sudan are living with HIV. Despite this, some sex workers are having unprotected sex. more
March 31, 2014 0 Comments

YMCA encourages young people to know their HIV status in South Sudan

The YMCA has brought HIV services closer to young people in Western Equatoria, South Sudan. more
March 19, 2014 1 Comments

Ugandan men steal AIDS drugs from wives

Ugandan men who are living with HIV but are not open about their status are stealing antiretroviral medication from their wives who get the drugs from health facilities. more
March 11, 2014 1 Comments

Myths affecting Uganda’s male circumcision policy to tackle HIV

Ugandan government efforts to reduce the spread of HIV, through male circumcision are being hindered by the misconceptions of Christians who think it is aimed at converting them to Islam. more
March 4, 2014 2 Comments