World moves from ignorance and fear to progress and understanding 30 years after HIV

Health Center, in Mozambique, provides comprehensive maternal and child health services, including HIV counselling and testing

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is now in its fourth decade since it was first diagnosed. Major milestones have been made in the prevention, control and the treatment of the disease.

Last year the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS reported that HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths have fallen to the lowest levels since the peak of the epidemic. But despite the progress, those living with HIV still face discrimination from multiple fronts.

In Geneva, the UN Human Rights Council has been discussing the issue of discrimination and HIV AIDS, from where UN Radio’s Patrick Maigua sent us this report.

Duration: 3’10″

Filed under Today's Features.
UN Radio Daily News Programme
UN Radio Daily News Programme
Updated at 1800 GMT, Monday to Friday
Loading the player ...

CONNECT

 

October 2017
M T W T F S S
« Sep    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031