News on HIV & AIDS

10 June 2011
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — World leaders gathered in New York for the 2011 United Nations High Level Meeting on AIDS have launched a Global Plan that will make significant strides towards eliminating new HIV infections... Read more
11 March 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York - The Heads of United Nations organizations came together during the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women to release a high-level joint statement emphasizing the important role... Read more
15 April 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The growing number of young people in Africa could offer enormous potential gains to the continent, but only if their needs are met and their rights are fulfilled. This was the central message... Read more
30 November 2013
News
Throughout the world, the vast majority of people who are HIV-positive – 80 per cent – contracted the virus through unprotected sex - that is, by not using a male or female condom. This raises a crucial question:... Read more
8 December 2013
News
Since the creation of the Arab States Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER) a decade ago, theatre and acting techniques have been a cornerstone of the peer education curriculum to help disseminate information and raise... Read more
17 December 2013
News
What can be done to increase the use of condoms by men in African countries? PSI and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) teamed up over the past year to study and report on the state of play in six African... Read more
3 October 2013
News
MEXICO CITY — Experts participating in a key meeting on women’s health in Mexico have put forward their recommendations for the future development agenda, centred on the need for equality, quality and accountability in... Read more
16 September 2013
News
BANGKOK, Thailand — Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, met today with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of Thailand, to discuss the implications of the country’s... Read more
6 October 2013
In the News
BLANTYRE, Malawi — In Malawi, the United Nations Population Fund and Malawi government have launched the first ever national HIV/AIDS prevention drive that seeks to promote and increase condom use among youths. The... Read more
16 July 2013
News
ABUJA, Nigeria — African leaders met in the Nigerian capital for a Special Summit of the African Union on the challenges posed by HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other life-threatening diseases in Africa. The... Read more

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