Giavanna (14) has HIV but dares not tell anyone because of the stigma

They know little about Giavanna’s biological parents. Only that her mother had HIV. Hardly anyone knows that Giavanna also has HIV. “If I told my friends, I don’t know if they would pass it on without me knowing. I might get bullied or called names,” says Giavanna. She does have a friend she knows from … Read more

Just Got 43,393 Sufferers in Central Java, Taj Yasin: HIV Aids Key Population Reluctant to Check Health

TRIBUNMURIA.COM, SEMARANG – Countermeasures Commission AIDS (KPA) Central Java it is still difficult to convince key populations to check their condition. As a result, the target estimation of case findings HIV and AIDS which is estimated to reach 52,677 sufferers, only about 83.4 percent or 43,393 sufferers were found. “Yes, the achievement in Central Java … Read more

In 2021 1.5 million HIV infections. Covid slows down the response – Healthcare

In 2021 alone, 650,000 people worldwide died of HIV and 1.5 million people became infected. And, after the many efforts made in recent decades, “the global response to HIV is now in danger, following the slowdown suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic”. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned, in view of World Aids, World AIDS Day, … Read more

World AIDS Day. Free HIV screenings at the HUG this Thursday.

The Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) are offering free HIV screenings on Thursday, on the occasion of World AIDS Day. Anyone who comes to the main entrance of the establishment will be able to take a test anonymously. The University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) are offering free HIV screenings on Thursday, December 1 (illustration image). ATS … Read more

free HIV screenings at HUG

The University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) are offering free HIV screenings on Thursday, December 1 (illustration image). Photo: KEYSTONE/MARTIAL TREZZINI The Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) are offering free HIV screenings on Thursday, on the occasion of World AIDS Day. Anyone who comes to the main entrance of the establishment will be able to take a … Read more

HIV leaves a permanent memory in the cells

A scientific collaboration between the United States and Australia has discovered that HIV leaves permanent traces in the cells it infects. Scientists at George Washington University and their Australian colleagues have found that HIV permanently alters immune cells, exposing the body to chronic inflammation that does not go away when the infection is suppressed by … Read more

Aidsfonds sounds the alarm: the fight against HIV is stalled worldwide due to inequality and discrimination

In the Netherlands, an estimated 24,000 people are infected with HIV. 94 percent of them receive treatment and no longer transmit the virus. Compared to the rest of the world, our country scores well and, according to the Aidsfonds, the end of the HIV epidemic is even in sight. But elsewhere shocking figures can be … Read more

Towards the end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 2030

“Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, young people are ready” is the theme of the National Month of Action for the prevention and control of this disease which runs from November 10 to December 10. >> Vietnam among the countries with the best quality of HIV treatment >> The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria … Read more

Introduction du HIV and Aids (Amendment) Bill

The Cabinet has given its consent for the HIV and AIDS (Amendment) Bill to be introduced in the National Assembly. The main purpose of the legislation is to change the existing law to allow more people to get tested. The text of the law will also allow a person to take their own HIV test … Read more