Namibia is already ahead of other African countries in the fight against HIV/Aids, their health minister, Dr Bernard Haufiku, has said after thanking the U.S. government for injecting millions into their funding under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Pepfar). The minister spoke with allAfrica in Windhoek about what the government is doing to move Namibia towards becoming the first African country to bring the pandemic under control.
Namibia's Health Minister Dr Bernard Haufiku on How HIV Testing is Key
allAfrica, 30 November 2018
What the Namibian Health Minister, Dr Bernard Haufiku, said about fighting HIV/Aids in his country: Read more »
HIV-Positive Children Brave the World
Namibian, 3 December 2018
Rosa Mwadikange* walks to the podium and announces: "I am standing here to tell you about my life from the day I was born HIV-positive". Read more »
U.S. Commits U.S.$29 Million for HIV-Aids Fight
Namibian, 29 November 2018
THE United States government has committed another N$400 million towards the fight against HIV-AIDS in Namibia. Read more »
December 1 is observed as World AIDS Day - a day set aside as a show of solidarity with people who are living with HIV/Aids, and those who have died from the disease. This year's ... Read more »
PEPFAR Will Invest $100 Million To Address Key Gaps Toward Achieving HIV Control
State Department, 29 November 2018
In advance of World AIDS Day 2018, Vice President Michael Pence announced today that the United States government, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief… Read more »
Knowing your HIV status has many advantages. It is an essential entry point to HIV treatment, prevention, care and support services.
People who test positive for HIV should be linked immediately to antiretroviral therapy to keep them alive and well and, when viral load suppression is reached, prevent transmission of the virus.
WAD participants march through Katima Mulilo to begin the events on December 1 advocating for #MyRightToHealth (file photo).
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