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UNFPA Calls for Increased Sexual Health Education

LUSAKA, 8 October 2015 (allAfrica) - The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) has called for increased investment in young people's sexual and reproductive health to enhance sustainable development.

South Africa: Young Sexual Minorities Face Increased HIV Risk At University

PRETORIA, 6 October 2015 (allAfrica) - In South Africa, young men who have sex with men are increasingly exploring their sexuality at university, without always understanding the HIV and other health risks they are taking.

Africa: For Transitions to Be Successful, Governments Have to Be Ready to Take Over Programs Previously Supported By the Global Fund, EECA Dialogue

NAIROBI, 5 October 2015 (allAfrica) Transitioning away from Global Fund support is about money, of course, but it is much more about the readiness of national systems to take over all services currently covered by the programs financing by the Fund.

South Africa: Study On HIV, AIDS in the Workplace Launched

PRETORIA — The Department of Labour on Friday launched a study which will be used as a tool to help cushion the devastating economic effects of HIV and AIDS in the workplace.

Africa: Global Fund Welcomes Sustainable Development Goals

GENEVA, 29 September 2015 (allAfrica)  — The Global Fund joins the endorsement by world leaders of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a landmark opportunity to improve the lives of billions of people worldwide and promote opportunity and social justice.

Africa: Universal Health Coverage Key to Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 (allAfrica) — A United Nations General Assembly side event involving the governments of Japan, France, Liberia, Senegal and Thailand as well as the World Health Organization, World Bank and the Global Fund was held in New York today to consider Universal Health Coverage as a key element of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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