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At least two million more people were accessing HIV treatment globally in 2015 than a year earlier, according to new data from UNAIDS.
Cryptococcal meningitis (crypto) may not be the first thing that comes to mind when talking about HIV – but this common opportunistic infection and AIDS-defining illness is one of the leading killers of people living with HIV globally.
A qualitative study of women in Malawi who chose not to take HIV treatment as part of the country’s Option B+ programme, or who interrupted their treatment, has found that needing more time to think, concerns about partner support, and side-effects were important reasons for declining to take HIV treatment.
More than 20 organisations representing the voices of people who use drugs and LGBT communities have been banned by their countries from attending next month’s UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS.
Interview with Badr Baabou, an LGBTI activist in Tunisia, about the challenges facing LGBTI communities in the Middle East and North Africa.
“As I was developing into adulthood I started looking at a wide range of online media platforms searching for information on HIV prevention services and where l could access them. I just had a feeling that when I visited the nearest health facility the service providers might eavesdrop the service which I wanted to access.”
HIV criminalisation is a growing global issue that is threatening effective HIV prevention, treatment and support, according to a new report from the HIV Justice Network and the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+).
The number of new HIV infections in the USA has fallen by 11% between 2010 and 2015, however the rate of decline falls far short of the goals set in the 2010-2015 National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).