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Press Release: South African HIV Program On Rights of Sex Workers

JOHANNESBURG, 13 January 2015 (Global Fund) - The South African National AIDS Council said that a long-awaited HIV program catering specifically to the needs of sex workers - 60 percent of whom are estimated to be living with HIV - became firmly established during the course of 2014.

 

Africa: 2015 Time to Accelerate Progress Towards an AIDS-Free Generation

WASHINGTON, DC, 9 January 2015 (US State Dept) - On World AIDS Day 2014, like many around the world, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) embraced the theme "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation." This theme did not set the tone for just one day, but represents a driving principle that underpinned PEPFAR's activities in 2014 and will drive action into 2015 and beyond.

Zimbabwe: Government Introduces New HIV Treatment

HARARE, 7 January 2015 (NewZimbabwe) - Government is with effect from this month switching all people on HIV treatment to a new one of one tablet per day from the previous three pills to make it easier for patients not to default on taking medication.

Press Release: UNAIDS Board underlines ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as central to the post-2015 development agenda

GENEVA, 16 December 2014 — The 35th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board reaffirmed its commitment to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 and encouraged United Nations Member States to push for this goal to be fully reflected in the final agreement on the post-2015 development agenda.

Zimbabwe: Government Neglects HIV+ Infected Children, Report

HARARE, 16 December 2014 (OPHID) - While Zimbabwe has made headway in the fight against HIV and AIDS the government has been found wanting when it comes to HIV infected children.

Press Statement: Stepping Up Efforts for Children and Adolescents HIV Care and Treatment

HARARE, 12 December 2014 (OPHID) — Zimbabwe has been commendable in its efforts to control the HIV epidemic and to eliminate new HIV infections in children. While there has been progress in the national AIDS response for adults, there is need to step up efforts to ensure that children and adolescents receive the HIV care, treatment and support that they require.

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