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 »

  • Africa: Clinton Says Aids-Free Generation 'Within Reach'


    An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton... 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 »

  • Uganda: At Lake Katwe Condoms Protect Men From Salt


    Around the salty Lake Katwe in western Uganda, condoms have taken on a unique usage, rather than preventing the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases such as HIV/Aids. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Parirenyatwa Courts Indian Firm On ARVs

    The Herald

    Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa yesterday met with representatives of an Indian drug manufacturer, Myland, which has shown interest in partnering Zimbabwean... Read more »

  • South Africa: SA's Big HIV/Aids 2030 Plan


    Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says government has big plans to turn the tide on HIV/Aids by 2030, in line with the target set by delegates at the International Aids... Read more »

  • Africa: Police Must Play Role in Preventing HIV Among Criminalised Groups

    Key Correspondents

    Delegates at the 20th International AIDS conference are tackling the issue of law enforcement policies and practices that often undermine the efforts of public health officials to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigerians Seek Own HIV/Aids Drugs, Test Kits


    A cross section of Nigerians has said the country could make remarkable progress in most aspects if the burden of HIV and AIDS is This is in view of reports by the Joint United... Read more »

  • Nigeria: New Drug Flushes Out HIV... but


    Scientists say they have made an exciting step towards curing HIV by forcing the virus out of its reservoirs. But they have also warned that when the drug treatment stops, the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenyans Having Sex Without Protection

    The Star

    Kenyans are continuously having sex without a condom despite not knowing the HIV status of their partners. A HIV report by the health ministry shows that only 5% of women between... Read more »

  • Kenya: 65 Percent of New HIV Infections in Only Nine Counties

    The Star

    65% of new HIV infections occur in only nine of the 47 counties. The Kenya HIV prevention revolution road map shows that new infection rates are highest in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Siaya,... Read more »

  • Namibia: Group Fights HIV in Truck Drivers


    ABOUT 148 truck drivers out of 1 104 who tested for HIV between 2012 and June 2014 were positive, according to statistics given by the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG). Read more »

  • South Africa: Aids Still Extracting a Deadly Price, but SA Is Making Progress


    South Africa has more Aids-related deaths than any country in the world, but deaths of young children have decreased more than ten-fold in the past decade and tuberculosis (TB)... Read more »

July 22

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