Increased HIV Infections in Kenya – Report


According to Kenya AIDS epidemic report 2012, the number of people estimated to be living with HIV has risen to 1.6 million and it is likely to increase even further.
  • Kenya:  HIV Infections Increasing

    The Star, 31 January 2013

    The number of people living with HIV has risen to 1.6 million. The 2012 Kenya AIDS epidemic update report shows the number is likely to increase even further. NASCOP head Ibrahim ... read more »

HIV test being carried out (file photo).

  • Kenya:  Officer Held Over Child's Defilement

    The Star, 5 January 2013

    POLICE have arrested an immigration officer suspected to have defiled a nine year-old girl in Mtwapa, Kilifi County. Kwale deputy police boss, Ben Changula, said the suspect was ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Project to Stop 'Sex for Fish' Menace Launched

    The Star, 21 December 2012

    National Aids Control Council has launched an advocacy program along Lake Victoria beaches to sensitise residents on the dangers of unprotected sex. read more »

  • Kenya:  No Sex, No Fish

    The Star, 20 December 2012

    The HIV/Aids prevalence rate in Mbita district currently stands at 26 per cent against the country's seven per cent. Habil Onyango explains why this is the case and the efforts to ... read more »

  • Kenya:  HIV Patients in Narok 'Still Facing Stigma'

    The Star, 8 December 2012

    Narok North residents still associate HIV/AIDS with promiscuity and stigmatise those who have the disease. read more »

  • Kenya:  Prostitution Up in Embu

    The Star, 3 December 2012

    Embu County Commissioner Hellen Kiilu has warned of increased risk of HIV infection following a rise in the number of prostitutes in the county. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyans Urged to Know Their HIV/Aids Status

    Capital FM, 1 December 2012

    "The only solution to effectively respond to HIV/AIDs is to know your status," this the message National AIDS and STD Control Programme (NASCOP) Head Dr Maina Kahindo sent to ... read more »

InFocus