News on HIV & AIDS

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
24 July 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There is a renewed emphasis on condoms during the International AIDS Conference this week as a campaign promoting their use and availability has been re-launched during the event, with the... Read more
1 December 2011
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
22 December 2011
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 August 2011
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
26 July 2011
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
27 May 2011
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
9 June 2011
NEW YORK — Donor contributions to UNFPA and other income reached a record $870 million in 2010, up from $783 million a year earlier, according to the UNFPA Annual Report 2010, which also shows that 21 donors each made... Read more


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