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LUSAKA, 7 November 2013 (BuzzFeed) - Zambia’s first lady, Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata, called for an end to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation during a reception hosted by UNAIDS on Tuesday evening in the country’s capital, Lusaka.
GENEVA, 7 November 2013 (allAfrica) - In a ground-breaking approach to procuring tools to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, the Global Fund and partners have established a new framework to systematically organize the purchase of massive amounts of mosquito nets, anti-HIV drugs and other products that will improve delivery and make significant savings.
UNAIDS-Lancet Commission African dialogue calls for ending AIDS to be central to the post-2015 agenda
ADDIS ABABA, 7 November 2013 (UNAIDS) - The first of a series in regional dialogues organized by the UNAIDS and Lancet Commission: Defeating AIDS - Advancing global health was held on 3 November in Addis Ababa. One of the main messages that emerged from the consultation was the need to include ambitious and measurable targets towards ending AIDS in the post-2015 development agenda.
ADDIS ABABA, 6 November 2013 (ACPF) - Thirteen agencies working in Africa have issued a Joint Statement calling on African governments to strengthen their child protection systems to secure the right of children to a life free from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect in both emergency and non-emergency settings.
The shifting demographics of the AIDS epidemic demands a new focus to reach people aged 50 and over who are currently underserved by HIV services, today urged the United Nations agency leading the global HIV/AIDS response.
UNAIDS reports that more than 10% of people living with HIV in low- and middle-income countries are aged 50 and over
GENEVA, 4 November 2013 (UNAIDS) - The United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has released a supplement to the 2013 UNAIDS Report on the global AIDS epidemic focused on the issue HIV and aging.