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SOUTH SUDAN / HIV DISPLACED

In South Sudan, thousands of people living with HIV have been displaced by the ongoing conflict and struggle to continue their HIV treatment. UNAIDS

25 Jul 2014 | Read More »

MOLDOVA / PRISONERS HIV

The prevalence of HIV in prison populations has been estimated to be up to 10 times higher than in the general population according to a new UNAIDS report. Prisons in Moldova have implemented an innovative programme and are helping prisoners to get a new lease on life. UNAIDS

21 Jul 2014 | Read More »

WHO / HIV RISK REPORT

Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on the HIV response, warns the World Health Organization. WHO

11 Jul 2014 | Read More »

ITALY / HIV BOOK LAUNCH

The UN has released a book "The Bravest Boy I Know" on HIV for children, a tale of two friends dealing with HIV in a positive way. UNAIDS

8 May 2014 | Read More »

UNAIDS / DAVID LUIZ

In the lead-up to the football World Cup in Brazil starting in June, UNAIDS has engaged Brazilian football champion and vice-captain of the national Brazilian football team David Luiz, appointing him as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador. UNAIDS

16 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / HIV AND SPORT

A global sport for development summit at UN headquarters honoured over 40 professional athletes for their commitment to philanthropic work. (intvs. with Seattle Seahawks Sidney Rice and former NBA player Jerry Stackhouse.) Ndaba Mandela and Kweku Mandela also announced plans for a UNAIDS "Protect the Goal" campaign to be launched at the 2014 FIFA World [...]

30 Jan 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / ANNIE LENNOX MANDELA

UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador Annie Lennox was in South Africa to highlight the progress and challenges in the AIDS response. During her visit, she paid tribute to Nelson Mandela. UNAIDS

12 Dec 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH AFRICA / MANDELA AIDS CONFERENCE

The 17th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa and is due to close tomorrow, 11 December. The largest AIDS conference in Africa took place as the country mourned and celebrated Nelson Mandela, a passionate AIDS advocate.  UNAIDS

10 Dec 2013 | Read More »

BOSTWANA / HIV COUNCELLORS

UNICEF’s “Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report” released Friday notes great progress in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but raises the alarm on the trajectory of AIDS deaths among adolescents. In Botswana, lay counsellors play a vital role in the fight against HIV. UNICEF

30 Nov 2013 | Read More »

COTE D'IVOIRE / HIV COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

UNICEF's "Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report" released Friday  notes great progress in preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but raises the alarm on the trajectory of AIDS deaths among adolescents.Côte d'Ivoirehas made remarkable progress in decreasing the number of new HIV infections among children. However, more than two thirds of eligible pregnant women living with [...]

29 Nov 2013 | Read More »

 

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