July 31



July 30

  • Kenya: HIV Funding Worries in Kenya

    IRIN

    The US President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), the biggest funder of HIV programmes in Kenya, is set to significantly scale down its funding, a move activists and... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Teenagers Produce HIV,Aids Film

    The Herald

    Three teenagers Simbarashe Moyana, Josh Chikosha and Frankson Chikosha have embarked on an HIV and AIDS awareness campaign through a film titled "The Seed of Life" that is set to... Read more »



July 29

  • Africa: Heightened HIV Risk for People With Disabilities

    IRIN

    Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk - a gap that must be filled if the disabled... Read more »

  • Mozambique: First Lady Begins Working Visit to Zambezia

    AIM

    Mozambican First Lady Maria da Luz Guebuza on Monday arrived in Quelimane, the provincial capital of Zambezia, at the beginning of a two day working visit. Read more »

  • Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Ogun Falls Below National Prevalence Average

    Independent

    The recent National HIV/AIDS Reproductive and Health Survey (NARHS) report has identified Ogun State as being below the national average of HIV infections with a prevalence rate of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: HIV Status Does Not Affect Eligibility for Pension

    The Herald

    Can an HIV positive person qualify for a pension? This was a questioned that was asked by one correspondent who claims to have contributed to the NSSA national pension scheme from... Read more »

  • Southern Africa: HIV and Aids Threat to SADC Development [opinion]

    The Herald

    AS leaders from the region gather for the 34th Sadc Summit in Victoria Falls next month, they must seriously reflect on the devastating effect of the HIV and Aids pandemic that is... Read more »



July 28



July 27

  • Nigeria: Report Scores Nigeria Low on HIV/Aids Control [opinion]

    Guardian

    CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes on a new global report which points to slow progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria Read more »

  • Kenya: Organization Wants Prostitution Legalized.

    The Star

    Sex workers want prostitution legalized so that the country benefits from donor funding. Activist Peninah Mwangi says the government can in turn use the money to carry out HIV/AIDS... Read more »



July 26

  • Kenya: Circumcised Men Not Using Condoms

    The Star

    Most men are likely to engage in unprotected sex after being circumcised. A study presented at the 20th International Aids conference indicated that circumcised men don't use... Read more »



July 25

  • Africa: Aids Conference Mourns the Dead, Debates Setbacks

    IPS

    The 20th International AIDS Conference concluded today as the first in its history that remembered not just the 39 million people worldwide who have died of AIDS but also those who... Read more »

  • 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]

    MSF

    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]

    MSF

    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 »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Doctors' Strike Threatens HIV/Aids Care

    VOA

    Nearly a month into a nationwide doctor's strike, HIV/AIDS patients in some parts of northern Nigeria say health care is rapidly declining, and they have become largely dependent... 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 »

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