World AIDS Day

Scientists cautiously optimistic about HIV vaccine candidate

<b>(CNN) —</b> There may be a glimmer of hope in the fight to protect people from HIV-1, the most widespread type of the virus and the one that causes the most disease globally.<p>A new vaccine appears to be safe and induced an immune response in humans and rhesus monkeys in an early stage trial, according …

Public Health

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS - General Assembly, 94th plenary meeting, 72nd session

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS …

Antonio Guterres

Namibia Sees Drop in HIV-Aids Deaths

New Era, 21 May 2018<p>A health specialist with 'The Society for Family Health' recently shared her experience on why men between 24 and 29 years of age …

AIDS

Hong Kong scientists say new research points to universal antibody drug for HIV

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A team of AIDS researchers in Hong Kong says its new research, tested on mice, indicates a functional cure for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, eventually leading to a new antibody that could be used for both prevention and treatment.<p>The findings, published in the Journal of …

Hong Kong

UNAIDS Chief: Testing is Critical in Combating HIV/AIDS

The head of UNAIDS says testing for the HIV virus is critical in reaching the goal of eliminating the virus by 2030. But the U.N. official tells VOA …

AIDS

Memorandum of Understanding for The Right to Health for the Education Sector Campaign signed by South Sudan

The signatories were Dr. Riak Gai, the Minister of Health; Dr. Nadia Dudi, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports and who signed on behalf of the …

Public Health

Secretary-General's remarks at General Assembly Review of HIV-AIDS | United Nations Secretary-General

I am pleased to be with you today. <br>We are at the halfway point to the 2020 Fast-Track commitments agreed by the General Assembly in 2016. <br>The world …

Public Health

A one-third drop in new AIDS infections: UN report

Infections with the AIDS virus have plummeted more than 50 percent among children and by a third among adults since 2001, the United Nations reports Monday in a welcome bit of good news about the pandemic.<p>Deaths from the fatal and incurable virus have fallen 30 percent since 2005 thanks to drugs …

Public Health

Isn’t it about time we legalised marijuana?

An excellent piece as ever by Matthew Norman on the inability of any UK government to peep over the parapet of its paranoia to take note of a change …

Opinion (UK)

UK chair of scandal-hit UN agency says 'no appetite' to pursue sexual harassment claims

The British official chairing the board of a scandal-hit UN agency has said its leaders have “no appetite” for pursuing action over specific sexual …

AIDS

Victims of fake AIDS cure sue Gambia's ex-leader

Dakar - Three victims of a fake AIDS cure created by Gambia's ex-president sued for damages on Thursday in the first case against Yahya Jammeh to …

Africa

Theresa May urged to demand top UN official quits over harassment crisis

Whistleblowers call for British intervention over Michel Sidibé’s handling of sexual misconduct claims at UNAids<p>Female whistleblowers and global HIV activists have urged the British government to demand the resignation of a senior UN official over his alleged mishandling of serious sexual …

Sexual Harassment

HIV Activists Want UN Official To Quit After Mishandling Alleged Sexual Misconduct

2:46 PM 06/01/2018<p>HIV activists want a top United Nations official to quit after he was accused of mishandling sexual misconduct allegations, …

Conservative View

Government urged to consider stopping funding for 'boys club' UN agency hit by sexual assault claims

The government has been urged to consider cutting off millions of pounds of funding to a top UN programme after whistleblowers claimed it was run …

AIDS

South Sudan's quiet victims of war: With HIV, without help

South Sudan's five-year civil war is quietly creating another kind of victim: those prevented from getting life-saving antiretroviral medicine. …

South Sudan

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

Soccer

Emergency supply of HIV drugs granted to Papua New Guinea

HIV-positive Papua New Guineans can breathe a small sigh of relief after an “emergency” supply of HIV medication has been granted.<p>The anti retroviral …

LGBTQI

Africa Takes Steps For Access To Medicines: Conference To Fight Fakes, Develop Local Production

A week after African ministers of health adopted a treaty for the establishment of an African Medicines Agency, an international conference held on …

Africa

Victoria Beckham Designs Scott’s Summer Terrace

We are convinced there is nothing Victoria Beckham can’t do. She is super human, a superwoman. Along with designing and producing her own line twice …

Victoria Beckham

Philippine AIDS Bill Silent on Condom Promotion

Expand Students receive free condoms at an event organized by the United Nations Population Fund in Metro Manila, July 11, 2014. © 2014 ReutersThe …

Public Health

The Internet Is In Love With This Fifa World Cup Tournament Ambassador

It's considered <i>The Beautiful Game</i> and after seeing tournament ambassador, Victoria Lopyreva, we have absolutely no doubts.<p>The Russian TV presenter, …

FIFA World Cup

Inclusion of vulnerable groups into electoral processes in Pakistan

<b>May 22, 2018</b><p>The transgender community of Pakistan has continued to experience extreme forms of exclusion and brutal trans-phobia along with stigma …

LGBTQI

3 medical colleges in Rajasthan to get HIV testing facility

Soon, three medical colleges in Rajasthan will have machines to test the HIV/AIDS patients for Viral Load. It will be a parallel expansion to the …

India News

PEPFAR’s Impact on Global Health Is Fading

During its fifteen years, PEPFAR has become one of the most important global health initiatives ever launched. However, its influence is fading, …

Public Health

Celebrate love, strengthen partnerships to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 says UN agency

Marking the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the United Nations is calling for strengthened partnerships to support …

Public Health

Waive immunity granted to UNFPA officials: sexual harassment victim

A group of right activists today came out in support of a former consultant at a UN body in Bihar who has alleged sexual harassment by her seniors.

Sexual Harassment

It's time for the head of UNAIDS to resign

Like in any other institution, in the UN too there has to be accountability for mishandling sexual harassment cases.<p>On May 11, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gutierrez came out in support of Michel Sidibe, the head of UNAIDS, who many argue has mishandled the issue of sexual harassment …

AIDS

Jaipur: HIV positive women seek dairy booth allotment for earning livelihood

Ostracised by the society and shunned by their families, more than 100 HIV positive women seeking a permanent source of livelihood on Tuesday …

Human Rights

Rihanna's Savage Response To Reporters Royal Wedding Question

2 months ago<p>Rihanna had a hilarious response when asked whether she’s attending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding next weekend.<p>The funny …

Prince Harry

Rihanna Cleverly Answers Whether She'll Attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding

Rihanna had a clever answer for a reporter who asked her if she will be attending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s upcoming wedding on May 19.<p>While …

Prince Harry