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NEW YORK, 08 June 2015 (UNICEF) - Children affected by HIV and AIDS will benefit from the decision by the United States Food and Drug Administration to grant approval to a new antiretroviral formulation that can be mixed with food to make it easier for children living with HIV to take the life-saving medicines, UNAIDS and UNICEF said today.
YAOUNDE, 03 June 2015 (VOANews) - Nearly 95 percent of African children living with AIDS do not have access to treatment, the executive director of UNAIDS said during a visit to Cameroon Tuesday.
HARARE, 02 June 2015 (allAfrica) - A senior Zimbabwean health official has revealed how money collected through the country's AIDS levy is funding the national response to HIV. In 2014 the government collected US$38.65 million through the levy, which is an income-based tax.
MALAKAL, 01 June 2015 (UNAIDS) - In the north-eastern city of Malakal in South Sudan, an HIV support network with around 150 members met on a regular basis to talk about the challenges they faced in accessing antiretroviral medicines and the food they needed to stay healthy. But in 2013, when the civil war broke out and fighting reached Malakal, everything changed.
ABUJA, 27 May 2015 (allAfrica) - A report presented by Ms Victoria Isiramen of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), has revealed that about 160,000 Nigerian adolescents are infected with the HIV virus while 11,000 have died from the epidemic.
GENEVA, 18 May 2015 (UNAIDS) - On HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, UNAIDS is calling for a renewed global commitment to finding an effective HIV vaccine.