News on HIV & AIDS

16 September 2013
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
1 July 2013
In the News
Current population dynamics in Europe, North America and Central Asia must be seen as an opportunity, not a threat, senior officials of UNFPA and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said at the opening of the... Read more
16 July 2013
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
12 March 2013
In the News
NEW YORK — How much progress has the global AIDS response made in ensuring that women and girls live their lives free from violence? What are the next steps needed to strengthen the challenge to gender-based violence... Read more
28 November 2012
GENEVA—A new World AIDS Day report: Results, by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that unprecedented acceleration in the AIDS response is producing results for people. The report shows that a... Read more
18 September 2012
The UN agencies known as the H4+ support priority countries that take concerted actions to meet the Millennium Development Goals on maternal and child health. UNFPA has identified Zambia as one such country. The... 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
16 July 2012
ADDIS ABABA -- UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin today called on African First Ladies to use their positions and voices to stop early child marriage and teenage pregnancy. In a speech read on his behalf... Read more
19 July 2012
A few days before the 19th International AIDS Conference opens  next week, UNAIDS has launched Together We Will End AIDS, which reports a 20 per cent reduction in the new cases of HIV compared to 2001. AIDS killed 1.7... Read more


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