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UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents

At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage. 

Published
16 January 2019
From
UNAIDS press release
Reported cases of HIV in China are rising rapidly

That is mainly because getting tested is so much easier, and less intimidating

Published
11 January 2019
From
The Economist
Micro-level mapping in Zimbabwe identifies key HIV hotspots

A detailed geographic analysis of Zimbabwe's HIV epidemic indicates the greatest concentrations of people living with HIV who lack treatment are in the country’s main cities and urban settlements.

Published
11 January 2019
From
Avert
HIV rate across Ireland rose by 8% in 2018, figures show

State-funding for HIV prevention drug will bring down diagnoses rate, says HIV activist

Published
07 January 2019
From
Irish Times
HIV: London annual data spotlight

Reports presenting annual epidemiological data for HIV in London.

Published
04 January 2019
From
Public Health England
What’s being done to fight HIV/AIDS stigma in the Middle East and North Africa?

In this episode of The Stream, we’ll hear from people working to address HIV/AIDS in the MENA region. Is reluctance to openly address the issue impacting HIV prevention and putting lives at risk?

Published
27 December 2018
From
Al Jazeera (video)
Australia: Indigenous HIV infection rate rises 41 per cent, sparking call for better prevention messaging

HIV infection rates in the Indigenous population increased by 41 per cent between 2013 and 2016, recent data from a report by the University of News South Wales's Kirby Institute shows.

Published
07 December 2018
From
ABC
Children, HIV and AIDS: The world today and in 2030

The world pledged to end AIDS by 2030. While we have seen remarkable progress in the past decade among children aged 0-9 years, adolescents have been left behind in HIV prevention efforts. A staggering 360,000 adolescents are projected to die of AIDS-related diseases between 2018 and 2030 without additional investment in HIV prevention, testing and treatment programs.

Published
30 November 2018
From
UNICEF
Is the end in sight for HIV? by Matthew Hodson, Executive Director of NAM/aidsmap

Matthew Hodson, Executive Director of NAM/aidsmap, explains the many advances in HIV prevention and asks whether the end of HIV is in sight?

Published
30 November 2018
From
boyz
Drop in new diagnoses shows the importance of HIV testing in ending HIV

Matthew Hodson says the UK can celebrate its latest HIV statistics but country must keep up its momentum - and you can play your part.

Published
30 November 2018
From
Gay Star News
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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