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GENEVA, 31 May 2016 (allAfrica) - The number of HIV-positive people taking antiretroviral medicines more than doubled to an estimated 17 million people from 2010 to 2015, with two million people gaining access to the life-saving drug last year alone, the United Nations agency leading the world's HIV/AIDS response announced today.
GENEVA, 25 May 2016 (allAfrica) - The prevalent child marriages and teenage pregnancies have emerged as the biggest cause of childbirth injuries in the continent.
HARARE, 24 May 2016 (allAfrica) - The decision by the Harare Municipality to embark on a mandatory HIV testing of pupils in all council-run primary schools as part of a health education, is ill-conceived and could entrench stigma and traumatise those suspected to be infected.
KIGALI, 23 May 2016 (allAfrica) - A new report by the World Health Organisation released on Friday shows that Africa has registered an increase in life expectancy by almost 10 years over the past 15 years.
COPENHAGEN, 18 May 2016 (allAfrica) - Hundreds of young leaders meeting in Copenhagen, Demark for a conference to address girls' and women's health and rights issues said they must raise their voices for meaningful involvement in decision-making.
JOHANNESBURG, 18 May 2016 (allAfrica) - The criminalisation of HIV simply undermines the remarkable global scientific advances and proven public health strategies that could open the path to vanquishing AIDS by 2030, Patrick Eba from the human rights and law division of UNAIDS told SADC-PF parliamentarians meeting in South Africa.