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STANFORD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, 2 May 2016 (Bloomberg) - Researchers find no benefits from a decade-long attempt to curb the spread of HIV in Africa by promoting abstinence and monogamy.
SHANDONGA, 4 May 2016 (aidsmap) - study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases suggests that China has a long way to go before it achieves UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets. Research conducted in Shandong Province showed that only 60% of people with HIV were diagnosed; 42% of diagnosed patients were on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 60% of ART-treated patients had viral suppression.
GENEVA, 2 May 2016 (WHO) - Having a skilled health professional during childbirth can save the life of a woman and her child. But, in many parts of the world and within many countries, the presence of a health worker during childbirth is often a luxury. If a woman is poor, she is even more likely to deliver without support, putting herself and child at risk.
DAR ES SALAAM, 28 April 2016 (allAfrica) - The Global Fund Programme has approved a grant of USD 13 million (about 28.6bn/-) to support government efforts for prevention, treatment and support of people suffering from HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) in 14 regions in mainland Tanzania.
BRUSSELS, 21 April 2016 (allAfrica) - Globally agreed goals to curb the HIV epidemic by 2020 will not be met unless the HIV response is drastically accelerated in West and Central Africa, where people living with HIV continue to suffer needlessly and die silently, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned in a new report released today.
DAKAR, 20 April 2016 (allAfrica) - From crowded cities to far-flung villages, women with unwanted pregnancies across West Africa are resorting to clandestine and unsafe abortions - driven by shame, stigma and restrictive laws.