Wednesday, 8th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

World AIDS Day: Global inequalities pause years of progress on fighting epidemic

By France24
11 December 2022   |   10:39 am
World AIDS Day is dedicated to raising awareness and remembering those who lost their lives to the illness. Although the world has come a long way in terms of both destigmatising and treating HIV/AIDS, much remains to be done.

Related

21 Jul 2017
Ebola 3 years later: Are we ready for the next epidemic?
3 Apr 2019
Spycam epidemic: Hidden camera industry comes under fire in South Korea.
1 Jul 2019
Special report: 'Ebola in DR Congo: An Epidemic of Rumours'
8 May 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, the president of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, discussed the Covid-19 pandemic in his country, as well as a controversial treatments.
10 Jun 2020
Designed to shield us from the health crisis, the number of masks and gloves discarded in public spaces are contributing to another epidemic: plastic pollution. France has just doubled fines for littering face masks from €68 to €135. This comes after disheartening underwater images of surgical masks and latex gloves on the Mediterranean seabed. Designed to shield us from the health crisis, the number of masks and gloves discarded in public spaces are contributing to another epidemic: plastic pollution. France has just doubled fines for littering face masks from €68 to €135. This comes after disheartening underwater images of surgical masks and latex gloves on the Mediterranean seabed.
19 Nov 2020
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's Health Minister, Eteni Longondo, announces the country has declared the end of the country's latest Ebola epidemic after the outbreak killed 55 people over the past five months.
12 Feb 2022
By 2050, the Middle East and North Africa could be dealing with 400 million more elderly people suffering from dementia. A lack of facilities, specialists and local knowledge means the region is woefully underprepared.
6 Mar 2022
Germany has one of the highest rates of femicide in Europe. According to statistics from the Federal Criminal Police Office in December 2021, the pandemic has only made the situation worse. Despite the tireless work of support groups for victims of domestic violence, the number of femicides continues to rise. Activists condemn a failure by police to take women's cases seriously enough, as well as legal shortcomings in German law. Our Berlin correspondents report.