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For the first time ever, more people have died from tuberculosis (TB) than from HIV, making TB the biggest infectious disease killer globally.
Delegates at last week’s International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur called for a leaked UN briefing paper on drug policy reform to be officially released.
HIV transmission from mother-to-child (MTCT) in South Africa fell to just 1.5% in 2015.
As people living with HIV grow older, they have a greater chance of developing certain types of cancers compared to the general population.
World Health Organisation releases new guidelines recommending all people living with HIV receive antiretroviral treatment, regardless of CD4 count.
New report published by the Global Fund outlines how its investments helped save 17 million lives.
Strong rights-based approach needed to end AIDS, but new UNAIDS stratergy makes only fleeting reference to female genital mutilation and child marriage
New HIV infections among children in Asia have fallen by over 25% in fifteen years thanks to improved HIV testing and treatment for pregnant women.
Leading HIV and AIDS organisations have called for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to be made available on the UK’s National Health Service (NHS).