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  1. Steady progress on many Millennium Development Goals continues in sub-Saharan Africa

    ... and 2011. Strong results against malaria, TB and HIV/AIDS Between 2000 and 2012, the lives of an estimated three million ... has the second highest rate of access to treatment for HIV/AIDS, with 63 per cent people living with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy ... - 6 Aug 2014

  2. In Equatorial Guinea, Ban pledges closer collaboration with African Union

    ... had made significant strides in the fight against HIV and AIDS, in boosting the health of women and children, and it is on track to ... - 8 Jul 2014

  3. Rwanda remembers

    ... were inspired by an international community-based HIV/AIDS initiative (also called WE-ACTx) founded in 2003 by a group of frontline AIDS physicians, activists and researchers following appeals for AIDS ... - 27 Jun 2014

  4. Resources on women

    ... Web Portal for Gender Equality Dimensions of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. aims to promote understanding, knowledge sharing and action on HIV and AIDS as a gender and human rights issue. This web portal offers up-to-date ... - 16 Jun 2014

  5. ‘Renewed energy for women’s empowerment’

    ... much money has come through for programmes against HIV and AIDS. But the work has not taken into account the clear connection between gender inequality and the spread of HIV/AIDS. In some Southern African countries there are 5 per cent of men with HIV, ... - 16 Jun 2014

  6. African women: asserting their rights

    ... care for women and girls has scarcely improved, while HIV/AIDS continues to exact a deadly toll on Africa’s women. Repeatedly, the ... - 16 Jun 2014

  7. Africa Renewal at 25: keeping up with a dynamic continent

    ... The magazine has printed special editions on children, HIV/AIDS and women, as well as pamphlets, flyers and other information materials. ... - 9 Jun 2014

  8. Big dreams for Rwanda’s ICT sector

    ... e-health programme in Rwanda is the Treatment and Research AIDS Centre (TRAC), which was established in 2005. TRAC is a digital system ... critical information about drug distribution and HIV/AIDS patient information. The system enables anti-retroviral treatment ... - 12 May 2014

  9. Senegal strives for Millennium goals

    ... they are already familiar with and working on, such as HIV/AIDS and reducing poverty." According to Ms. Abibatou Ndiaye, national ... - 9 Apr 2014

  10. Moving therapy to frontline of AIDS war

    ... page 9 Just a decade ago, treatment for HIV/AIDS did not exist. A positive HIV test meant certain -- and imminent -- death ... drugs (ARVs) which attack the virus that causes AIDS can transform the sure death sentence into a more chronic condition, ... - 9 Apr 2014