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Press Release: UNAIDS Board underlines ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as central to the post-2015 development agenda

GENEVA, 16 December 2014 — The 35th meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board reaffirmed its commitment to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 and encouraged United Nations Member States to push for this goal to be fully reflected in the final agreement on the post-2015 development agenda.

Zimbabwe: Government Neglects HIV+ Infected Children, Report

HARARE, 16 December 2014 (OPHID) - While Zimbabwe has made headway in the fight against HIV and AIDS the government has been found wanting when it comes to HIV infected children.

Press Statement: Stepping Up Efforts for Children and Adolescents HIV Care and Treatment

HARARE, 12 December 2014 (OPHID) — Zimbabwe has been commendable in its efforts to control the HIV epidemic and to eliminate new HIV infections in children. While there has been progress in the national AIDS response for adults, there is need to step up efforts to ensure that children and adolescents receive the HIV care, treatment and support that they require.

Young Zimbabwean Spreads the Word On Living Positively

LUSAKA, 12 December 2014 (Key Correspondents) - Life for Kelvin Makura has been a tale of two challenges to which he has adapted in a positive way: living with both HIV and a physical disability resulting from stunted growth.

 

Kenya: HIV+ Women Claim They Were Sterilized By Govt

NAIROBI, 11 December 2014 (CapitalFM) - Five HIV positive women have sued the Cabinet Secretary for Health, the county executive in charge of health in Nairobi and various health facilities for what they say was forced and coerced sterilisation.

 

UNAIDS and the Global Fund strengthen collaboration to fast-track the response to AIDS

GENEVA, 10 December 2014 (UNAIDS) - UNAIDS and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria highlighted their strong partnership to respond to infectious diseases, including HIV and tuberculosis, with a new cooperation agreement to help countries achieve the Fast-Track Targets to end the AIDS epidemic as a global health threat by 2030.

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