July 21, 2016

90% of HIV drugs in Africa come from India- UNAIDS

Discussions at the ongoing International AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa, have focused on the lack of homegrown scientific solutions to HIV/AIDS on the continent. Participants at the conference say that many of the breakthroughs in the treatment and control of the viral disease are coming from abroad instead of […]
July 18, 2016

‘Sugar Daddy’ syndrome causing increased HIV cases in South African young ladies

In some parts of South Africa, it not abnormal to see children aged between 6 and 17, queuing up for their morning medications, before they skip off and get on the school bus. These youngsters testify to how South African have been reckless in the past. It is a known […]
July 18, 2016

#AIDS2016: The key challenges to global HIV response – WHO

The World Health Organization is flagging 4 key challenges as the international community meets at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, from 18–22 July 2016. The Organization is highlighting the need to renew attention to HIV prevention, whilst maintaining momentum on scaling up access to HIV treatment. It […]
July 13, 2016

Durban to host the world at 2016 International AIDS Conference

Next week, members of the global HIV community will convene in Durban, South Africa for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016). More than 18,000 people – scientists, public health experts, policy makers and members of the HIV-affected community – from across the globe are expected to participate in the […]