Africa Makes Progress on HIV

While significant progress is being made in coming to grips with the HIV epidemic, stigma remains a major challenge, says UN Aids.

  • Africa:  UNAids - Stigma Remains a Concern

    Health-e, 21 November 2012

    The world is making significant progress in coming to grips with the HIV epidemic, however in many countries stigma and lack of human rights remain. read more »

Receiving antiretroviral treatment.

  • Rwanda:  HIV Infection Among Children Drops

    The New Times, 23 November 2012

    Despite the significant decline in the levels of HIV/AIDS prevalence, the Ministry of Health says there are 1,500 new HIV infections among children every year in Rwanda, and 10,000 ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Access to HIV Services a Barrier for Disabled People

    SAnews.gov.za, 22 November 2012

    People with disabilities are - if not more - vulnerable to HIV infection like the rest of the population, and they also face barriers to access to HIV and Aids services. read more »

  • South Africa:  UNAids - Less Children HIV Infected

    Health-e, 21 November 2012

    South Africa has received global recognition for achieving a significant reduction in the number of children newly infected with HIV. read more »

  • Africa:  Hope for Aids-Free Generation Gains Pace - Report (analysis)

    Daily Maverick, 21 November 2012

    A report on HIV and AIDS released by the UN shows that an AIDS-free generation might just be possible. Unfortunately, though, there's some way to go yet – and battling ... read more »

  • Africa:  HIV/Aids Kills 7 Billion Agricultural Workers

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 21 November 2012

    Mr. Richson Nii Teye Appeynarh, Chief Executive (DCE) of the newly created Ningo-Prampram District Assembly, has disclosed that from 1985 to date, HIV/AIDS has claimed the lives of ... read more »

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