Medicins Sans Frontiers is calling on governments, ministries of health, partners and international organizations to step up efforts toward reducing HIV/Aids deaths, following the release of the 2019 Global Report launched by the Joint UN Programme on HIV and Aids. In 2016, the UN member states endorsed the goal of cutting Aids deaths by 50% by 2020, to less than 500 000 per year. Six months to this deadline, this target is far from being achieved.
Minimal Decline in AIDS-Related Deaths Worries MSF
MSF, 16 July 2019
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is concerned about the minimal decline in mortality due to AIDS-related diseases since 2014 despite welcoming the progress made in the HIV fight… Read more »
Community health agent Babongile Luhlongwane who is one of the nearly 90 dedicated health workers who are taking HIV counseling and testing to the most remote parts of KwaZulu-Natal.
Monrovia Rotary Club Aims to Reduce HIV/Aids Transmission
Observer, 15 July 2019
Induction Officer, Rotarian Cllr. Oswald Tweh, inducts the new leadership of the Rotary Club of Monrovia, including President-elect Wilson Idaho and others Read more »
Deputy President to Release UNAIDS Global Report
SAnews.gov.za, 14 July 2019
The South African National Aids Council (SANAC) chairperson, Deputy President David Mabuza, will on Tuesday officiate at the launch of the UNAIDS Global Report. Read more »
334,000 People Live With HIV/Aids in Ghana
Ghanaian Times, 10 July 2019
About 334,000 people are estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS in Ghana, as of December 2018, Mrs Comfort Asamoah-Adu, Executive Director of the West African Program to Combat AIDS… Read more »
Uganda has partnered with U.S. based company Abbott to deploy different diagnostic tools. Among them is the m-PIMA HIV-1/2 VL, a portable molecular point-of-care viral load ... Read more »
Ahead of the 9th SA AIDS Conference, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) shared their success with its 'Bending the Curves' project.
Started in 2011 before the ... Read more »
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