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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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

Ivory Coast: “Why did my wife stop taking life-saving HIV medication?”

When Leonine died of AIDS-related illness, her husband was shocked to discover she’d stopped taking her life-saving medication. more
May 21, 2014 0 Comments

One man’s struggle to get HIV treatment for his village

Osborn is a determined man who cycles more than 30 km from his village at least five times a month to get HIV medication for friends and neighbours. more
April 28, 2014 0 Comments

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