Tag: HIV/AIDS

August 11, 2019

Providing Meals and More to Those L...

In 1988 – sensing a need – religious leaders began delivering meals to people with HIV and AIDS who couldn’t leave their homes. From that simple idea, the nonprofit Food and Friends has grown into a Washington, D.C., institution, bringing thousands of meals a day to the sick and those in need

August 5, 2019

Botswana’s “Test and Tr...

A “test and treat” HIV program is getting results in Botswana after the southern African country recorded a decline in cases of the virus among participating communities. But the rate of the deadly virus remains among the highest in the world, according to a recent study by the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership

July 16, 2019

Global HIV Report by UNAIDS

Globally, around 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV in 2018, a 16 percent decline since 2010, driven mostly by steady progress across most of Eastern and Southern Africa

January 3, 2019

WHO: Alcohol Responsible for One in...

The latest numbers are lower than those in WHO’s last report on global alcohol consumption, published in 2014

December 26, 2018

International Charities Works for B...

The charities are running girls clubs in the Mulanje district in southern Malawi, a hotspot of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS

December 25, 2018

In South Africa, HIV’s Patien...

South Africa has the world’s largest antiretroviral therapy program with over 4 million people receiving treatment. But the ARV drug therapy, regarded by many as a panacea for HIV, is complicated and comes with its a number of side effects

December 1, 2018

World AIDS Day: Take Preventive Mea...

The report said that three quarters of people living with HIV knew their HIV status in 2017, compared to just two thirds in 2015, and 21.7 million people living with HIV, or 59 percent, had access to antiretroviral therapy, up from 17.2 million in 2015

November 30, 2018

Stigma, Fear and Ignorance Keep AID...

On Dec. 1, we observe the 30th World AIDS Day. There’s been a lot of progress over the past 30 years, but people still die from AIDS

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