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Greater African investment in the HIV response
5 July, 2013
The newly elected Kenyan government has this week committed to strengthening the national response to HIV and AIDS, health and development. T
Patents are keeping new HIV drugs unaffordable warns MSF
3 July, 2013
Increased competition from generic drug manufacturers is the main factor driving down the prices of first- and second-line antiretrovirals (ARV).
New WHO guidelines recommend earlier treatment
1 July, 2013
During the International AIDS Society meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, The World Health Organisation (WHO) released its new guidelines for HIV treatment and care.
HIV infections among children halved in seven African countries
26 June, 2013
The UN has reported that seven sub-Saharan African countries have at least halved the number of new HIV infections in children since 2009.
US Supreme Court strikes down ‘anti-prostitution pledge’
Tanzania: police abuse is impeding HIV progress
19 June, 2013
Efforts in the fight against HIV are being stifled by the widespread discrimination of groups vulnerable to HIV, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.
PrEP found to cut risk of HIV by 50% in IDUs
17 June, 2013
A clinical trial in Bangkok, Thailand, showed daily intake of antiretroviral (ARV) drug, tenofovir, cut HIV infections rates by 50 percent among injecting drug users (IDUs), indicating the use of ARVs as a promising approach to HIV prevention.
UN releases report on progress towards 2011 Political Declaration
14 June, 2013
At this week's meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ban Ki-moon has stated that "we are paving the way to achieve an AIDS-free generation."