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13 October 2016

Global Tuberculosis Report 2016: An ‘uphill battle’ in the fight against TB

Progress in halting TB – the world’s leading infectious disease killer – is plagued by a lack of political will and inequalities in healthcare access

20 July 2016

AIDS 2016 hot topic: Reaching the 90-90-90 targets

The 90-90-90 Fast-Track targets is a hot-topic at this week’s 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa (AIDS 2016). Progress towards the targets, which call for 90% of people living with HIV to know their status, 90% on HIV treatment, and 90% virally suppressed, is acheivable but success is not uniform.

27 January 2016

Family planning conference: investing in womens’ rights key for development

Family planning is not only about the rights of women and girls to make their own choices about having children and looking after their reproductive health, it's also key to global development.