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05 Dec 2017 description
Four in five children living with HIV in the region are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy, AIDS-related deaths among adolescents are on the rise, according to a new report.
14 Dec 2015 description
report UNAIDS
This innovative mechanism will also encourage operational research, new solutions and monitoring, and will support countries in mobilizing resources for a sustainable AIDS response.
08 Oct 2015 description
report UNAIDS
Interruption of HIV services and limited prioritization of HIV in humanitarian responses are some of the challenges faced by countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
09 Jun 2015 description
report African Union, UNAIDS
In the sub-Saharan region, AIDS-related illnesses are the leading cause of death for girls and young women. They acquire HIV five to seven years earlier than young men.
21 Apr 2015 description
A document presents how community-based antiretroviral therapy delivery can improve both the level of access to treatment and the quality of health outcomes for people living with HIV.
19 Nov 2014 description
report UNAIDS
UNAIDS reports that taking a Fast-Track approach over the next five years will avert nearly 28 million new HIV infections as well as 21 million AIDS-related deaths.
20 Oct 2014 description
report UNAIDS
The UNAIDS Inter Agency Task Team to address HIV in Humanitarian Emergencies is advocating for a minimum HIV service package as part of efforts to restore public health services during the outbreak.
21 Nov 2013 description
report UNAIDS
New HIV infections have been on the rise in Eastern Europe and Central Asia by 13% since 2006. The Middle East and North Africa has seen a doubling of new HIV infections since 2001.
16 Jul 2013 description
report African Union, UNAIDS
A new report highlights recent successes, including substantial reductions in the number of new HIV and TB infections and deaths from malaria on the continent.
14 Jul 2013 description
report UNAIDS
The framework, entitled Treatment 2015, stresses that intensive focus on scaling up HIV services in 30 countries would have a significant impact on the trajectory of the global AIDS epidemic.
22 May 2013 description
report UNAIDS
UNAIDS reports that more than 7 million people are now on HIV treatment across Africa, while new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS continue to fall.
23 Mar 2013 description
report UNAIDS
UNAIDS and Swaziland's Minister of Health launched a new National Framework to stop new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keep their mothers alive.
15 Dec 2012 description
report UNAIDS
A workshop discussed key bottlenecks to achieving Global Plan targets, including early infant diagnosis, human resources for health and supply chain management
01 Dec 2012 description
report UNAIDS
South Africa has already achieved a significant drop in the rate of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV in the last year—from 3.5% in 2010 to 2.7% in 2011. With the introduction of fixed-dose combination it is expected that the rate will drop even further and make a difference during the breastfeeding period, which is where most new infections among children currently occur.
28 Nov 2012 description
report UNAIDS
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS is partnering with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations to shine a light on ending violence against women, and empowering them to remain free from HIV.
20 Nov 2012 description
report UNAIDS
UNAIDS reports a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries as countries approach the 1000 day deadline to achieve global AIDS targets In addition, the number of people with access to antiretroviral therapy increased by 63% in the last 24 months—AIDS-related deaths fell by more...
17 Oct 2012 description
report UNAIDS
On the sidelines of the 14th Summit of the Francophonie, the First Lady of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Marie Olive Lembé Kabila, launched the initiative “Rolling back malaria and eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.” Speaking at the campaign launch, the First Lady...
21 Sep 2012 description
Overview and background Leadership of the Security Council The Security Council has played a leading role in raising global awareness of the links between AIDS and security. Through landmark resolutions 1308 in 2000 and 1983 in 2011, the Security Council has galvanized global action to integrate...