July 25

  • Africa: Young People Speak Out Against Stigma of Youth Condom Use

    Key Correspondents

    Young people around the world are not receiving clear messages or support to use condoms to prevent HIV infection, according to delegates at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne,... Read more »

  • Africa: HIV Eradication Remains Challenging Milestone for Scientists

    Key Correspondents

    "How come we have been able to fit everything that life needs into one mobile phone device we can keep in our pockets, but cannot find the cure for HIV?" This was a question a... Read more »

  • Africa: HIV/Aids - More Positive Stories Needed [press release]


    As HIV & TB Technical Advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), I have just returned from South Sudan, where I visited our project in Yambio, in Western... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Divided We Fall [press release]


    In the Gutu district of rural Zimbabwe, the introduction of the Community ART Group by MSF has transformed for the best the lives of people living with HIV. Read more »

  • Kenya: We Need a New Strategy to Fight HIV in Nyanza

    The Star

    The Kenya HIV Prevention Revolution Road Map gives the glaring disparities in the number of HIV infections in all the 47 counties. Nairobi tops the list with close to 1.8 million... Read more »

  • Kenya: Group's Pledge to Fight HIV

    The Star

    AN International HIV campaign programme has pledged to partner with the Homa Bay county government to reduce the spread of the disease. Read more »

  • Kenya: Young Men Report Having Several Sex Partners

    The Star

    Young men between 15 and 24 years are sexually active and have multiple partners. A HIV report by the health ministry also reveals that a majority of women start having sex when... Read more »

  • Kenya: HIV Related Complications Killed 58 Thousand Kenyans Last Year

    The Star

    More than 58 thousand people died due to HIV related complications last year. A report by health ministry shows that the number of deaths of women were at 27,000, men at about... Read more »

July 24

July 23

  • Zimbabwe: Sex-for-Food Scheme Expose Children to STIs

    CAJ News

    HUNDREDS of people, among them monitors as young as 14, have contracted sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) since the beginning of the year as the situation at the Chingwizi... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Remember the Youths in HIV Fight [editorial]

    The Herald

    AT least 12 000 delegates from 200 countries are meeting this week in Melbourne, Australia, for the 20th International AIDS Conference. This comes at a time the United Nations has... Read more »

  • Africa: We Must Step Up the Pace to End Aids

    Key Correspondents

    Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was sadly at the centre of discussions as the AIDS 2014 Conference commenced in Melbourne on 20 July. Read more »

  • Africa: U.S Ambassador Calls for LGBT Rights


    The U.S. ambassador to Australia said it should not be a crime to be a member of the LGBT community. Ambassador John Berry told the 20th international AIDS Conference that the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Nairobi Has the Highest Number of People Living With HIV

    The Star

    Nairobi County has the highest number of people living with HIV at about 180,000. A report by the health ministry shows that it's followed by Homabay County with close to 160... Read more »

  • Africa: Children With HIV Left Behind in the Race Towards Treatment for All

    Key Correspondents

    Ahead of this week's 20th International AIDS Conference, experts have warned that children are being left behind in the goal to reach universal access to HIV treatment. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Fight HIV/Aids Stigma in Schools [editorial]

    New Times

    This week's lead story on how schools are dealing with the challenge of HIV-infected students, while encouraging, illustrates just how far we still have to go in the fight against... Read more »

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