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Language matters. Changing how people who use drugs are treated requires changing how we speak about them.
As progress continues to fall short of the fast approaching 2030 targets, the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls for accelerated, multi-sectoral action against tuberculosis – the leading killer of people living with HIV.
The UNAIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and African Union 18-month catch-up plan aims to increase treatment access and reduce mortality in West and Central Africa.
On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and care.
In the wake of news that ‘super-gonorrhoea’ has the potential to become a public health threat, researchers discover a potential roadmap to a vaccine.
New commitments are made at the Family Planning Summit to bolster access to modern contraceptives for the world’s poorest women – but is it enough to the bridge the gap?
World’s first presidential Fast-Track initiative put’s Uganda back in driving seat of HIV response, but a lack of recognition of rights of at-risk groups will continue to hamper their efforts.
Disturbing patterns of mistreatment, discrimination, violence and harassment, with knock-on impacts on health and HIV risk, have been revealed by the largest ever survey of transgender people living in the United States of America (USA).
There has been a vast decline in mortality among people with HIV who get on antiretroviral treatment – but who are we leaving behind?
To mark International Women’s Day, we hear from Justine, a young mother living with HIV in Cameroon who has taken her diagnosis in her stride.