Kenya Failing to Reduce HIV Viral Load Among Children - Study
While 93.2% of HIV-positive children between the ages of 0 and 14 years are on antiretroviral drugs, only 67.1% have achieved viral load suppression, that is when a person's viral load is down to an undetectable level. This is caused by non-adherence, stigma and discrimination in school, failure by parents to disclose to their children their status and bitter drug formulations, according to Dr Catherine Ngugi, the head of the National Aids and STI Control Programme.
Kenya has been carrying forward a lot of unspent money when there are some desperate countries in need of the money, Austin Demby, deputy director of the Office of Global Health ... Read more »
With an estimated 19.6 million people in East and Southern Africa - 1.5 million Kenyans - living with HIV and about 380,000 recorded deaths, the journey to finding a cure seems to ... Read more »
The annual rate of new HIV infections has been cut from 100,000 to 50,000 since the adoption in 2014 of a revised "roadmap" pointing the way to ending Aids, Ambassador Lazarus ... Read more »