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World Aids Day: Still a need to increase awareness

December 1, 2018
AIDS 2018   OurHealth  

As the globe marks World Aids Day on December 1, the call has again gone out for people to join the fight against HIV and Aids, with the event being used as an opportunity to educate people and to remember those who have passed away.

Fighting HIV stigma, one radio broadcast at a time

November 30, 2018
AIDS 2018   Multimedia  

WATCH: youth radio reporters fight HIV stigma and create awareness in their community in the Eastern Cape

Prince Harry and Elton John target men

July 25, 2018
AIDS 2018  

AMSTERDAM – Prince Harry and Elton John on Tuesday launched a $1,2-billion new initiative called MenStar, aimed at reducing HIV in men at the International AIDS Conference.

Charlize says HIV driven by exclusion of groups

July 24, 2018
AIDS 2018   HIV and AIDS  

AMSTERDAM: The ongoing spread of HIV is directly linked to the inferior status of girls and women globally, Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron told the International AIDS Conference today (24 July).

Delegates walk out of AIDS conference opening

July 24, 2018
AIDS 2018  

Hundreds of delegates walked out of the opening of the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam last night in protest when UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe took the stage.

AIDS 2018: Focus on funds, rights and sex workers

July 23, 2018
AIDS 2018  

The criminalisation of sex workers, injecting drug users and gay men in many countries battling to overcome HIV are key focuses of the International AIDS conference, which opens in Amsterdam tonight (23 July).

UNAIDS head accused of plotting to dismantle agency

July 23, 2018
AIDS 2018  

The international AIDS conference opens in Amsterdam tonight (23 July) amid a funding crisis for the epidemic, and a rumour that the Joint United Nations Agency on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) is on the brink of being closed.