News on HIV & AIDS

5 August 2014
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KAMPALA, Uganda - In 2009, Barbara Kemigisa* learned she was pregnant, and also that she was HIV positive. The dual stigma she faced would be devastating to both her and her baby, she told UNFPA Executive Director Dr.... Read more
24 January 2014
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More than 130 experts from 46 countries around the world gathered in Dakar, Senegal, this week to discuss results achieved in 2013 with the support of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.  Building on a very... Read more
10 June 2011
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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
21 July 2014
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MELBOURNE, Australia – Every hour, about 80 young people are newly infected with HIV, according to the recently released Gap Report by UNAIDS. And HIV is the second leading cause of death among adolescents, says the... Read more
15 April 2014
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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
11 March 2014
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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
30 November 2013
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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
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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
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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
16 September 2013
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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

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