No Time to Relax in Fight Against Aids


While global leaders congratulate themselves for achievements made in HIV prevention and treatment, a prominent advocate notes that there is not enough emphasis on the challenges that lie ahead.

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  • Nigeria:  FG Set to Sustain Progress Made On HIV/Aids

    Leadership, 1 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday, declared that the Federal Government had the political will and commitment to sustain the progress so far made in combating HIV and AID ... read more »

  • Africa:  The Fight Against Aids - No Time to 'Rest on Our Laurels' (interview)

    allAfrica.com, 30 November 2012

    Saturday marks World Aids Day. Stephen Lewis, chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which helps fight HIV/Aids, says the human face of the disease needs to be restored and that it ... read more »

  • Zambia:  HIV+ Inmates Take Govt to Court Over Poor Prison Conditions

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 3 December 2012

    Just two days after World AIDS Day, the Zambia High Court is hearing argument in a case that could set a precedent for the rights of HIV positive prisoners in Zambia - and across ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Clubbing Together for Treatment

    Health-e, 30 November 2012

    Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence clubs, already operating in several high burden areas in Cape Town, have the potential to revolutionise the treatment of millions of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  The Price of Ignoring the Sexuality of Kenya's HIV-Positive Youth

    Inter Press Service, 29 November 2012

    It all started with a fight, one that would change his life forever. read more »

  • Namibia:  Voluntary Testing Combats HIV

    New Era, 29 November 2012

    Members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) were urged to take precautions to protect themselves from HIV infection, while those who are HIV positive were encouraged to take steps ... read more »

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Signs promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in at a school in Zambia.

  • South Africa:  HIVSA Reaches Two Million People Via Cellphone Messaging This World Aids Day (press release)

    Health-e, 28 November 2012

    HIVSA in partnership with the Provincial Department of Health, Gauteng, will be sending out two million health related mobile phone messages to the general public, in support of ... read more »

  • Ghana:  Ghana Reduces Spread of HIV/Aids

    Ghanaian Chronicle, 28 November 2012

    President John Dramani Mahama has stated that Ghana can currently boast of a low generalized and stabilized HIV/AIDS epidemic rate of 1.5percent after years of difficult battle ... read more »

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