News on HIV & AIDS

18 July 2012
News
KAMPALA, Uganda --- After a 400-kilometre flight past the expanding suburbs of Kampala that give way to lush fields and hills, a small aircraft carrying a group of journalists and a photographer landed on the dirt... Read more
20 July 2012
News
WASHINGTON, D. C. --- More than 25,000 participants are expected to converge on Washington for the 19th International AIDS Conference. But in the relative calm before the storm of people, plenaries, panels and posters,... Read more
25 July 2012
In the News
WASHINGTON, DC – A White House forum yesterday between administration officials and faith leaders took stock of the faith-based response to HIV and explored partnerships between faith communities and governments to... Read more
22 December 2011
News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Young leaders from 38 African countries have pledged to act as role models for their fellow youths by “protecting ourselves, our partners and families from HIV, sexually transmitted infections,... Read more
1 December 2011
News
Globally, 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 a female condom. This raises a crucial question: Since condoms... Read more
26 July 2011
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — Discussion heated up at the "Crossfire" panel discussion as youth leaders and decision makers from around the world engaged in a frank question and answer session about HIV and young people.... Read more
1 August 2011
News
NEW YORK, New York — "Integration is the answer," said Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA as he spoke about the challenge of non-communicable diseases at the Council on Foreign Relations. "You cannot... Read more
8 June 2011
News
Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV is of critical importance. Worldwide, more than 80 per cent of HIV infections are sexually transmitted. In addition, poor sexual and reproductive health and HIV are fueled... Read more
8 June 2011
In the News
The International Peace Institute, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, Women Deliver, and Family Care International, today hosted a policy forum entitled Prevention and... Read more
27 May 2011
News
Tweet JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — High School Musical star Monique Coleman is a new advocate for youth around the world. As the first-ever UN Youth Champion, the American actress is travelling the globe to celebrate... Read more

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