International donors pledge $14 bln to fight AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis at Lyon summit
International donors pledged $14 billion to fight diseases including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis on Thursday at a Global Fund summit in the French city of Lyon.
Uganda's salt miners use condoms meant to prevent AIDS
Uganda's government distributes free condoms to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. But salt miners use up the free condoms to protect against the harsh impact of salty waters on their reproductive organs.
Second HIV patient cleared of AIDS-causing virus
Doctors have used a bone marrow transplant method to rid an HIV-positive patient of the virus that causes the deadly AIDS disease. While hailing the results, they cautioned that it is too early to say he has been cured.
Nigeria hosts Anti-Sugar Daddy conference to combat HIV
Nigeria's Strong Girls Network organized an "Anti-Sugar Daddy" conference to educate young girls on sex education and HIV/AIDS.
SA legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka to be honoured for her humanitarian work
The music veteran and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka is set to be honoured for the work she does on the continent at the inaugural summit taking place this Women’s' Month. Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a champion for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the United Nations MDG Envoy for Africa, and the Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership.
Nigeria secures N32 billion from U.S for HIV/AIDS survey
Nigeria has received the sum of $90 million from the United State of America for the conduct of world's largest survey on HIV/AIDS.
World health worker week
Health workers are the backbone of health systems in every community globally. They provide immunizations and treat common infections. These medical support staff are on the frontlines of battling deadly diseases like Ebola and HIV/AIDS.
HIV prevention: How to raise awareness to fight the virus?
Our guest Quarraisha Abdool Karim is the UNAIDS special ambassador for adolescents and HIV. She's one of the world's leading AIDS researchers and an advocate for the rights of people living with and affected by HIV.