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  1. Progress towards gender parity still slow, uneven

    ... Most governments have focused on the fight against HIV/AIDS, which impacts women significantly.  But limited resources have worsened ... - 12 May 2015

  2. Gender equality still within reach

    ... primary education, improving maternal health, fighting HIV/AIDS and new laws to fight discrimination and harmful cultural practices ... - 13 Apr 2015

  3. Improving maternal health in Africa

    ... unsafe abortion and diseases such as malaria and HIV/AIDS. “Many hospitals in my country don’t even have incubators for ... to stop bleeding,” says Ms. Howard. In 2013, of the 7,500 AIDS-related maternal deaths worldwide, 6,800 (91%) were in sub-Saharan Africa. ... - 30 Mar 2015

  4. Ebola: A wake-up call for leaders

    ... year have failed to do, with the possible exception of HIV/AIDS. As fate would have it, the epicenter of the virus is in countries ... deaths during childbirth and from malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, enteric and respiratory illnesses, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular ... - 10 Feb 2015

  5. Sustainable Development Goals: New targets hold promise for Africa

    ... promoting gender equality, halting the spread of HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, and providing universal primary education by ... child mortality Improve maternal health Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases Ensure environmental sustainability ... - 4 Feb 2015

  6. Africa Books

    ... C. Lee (Zed Books, London, UK; 192pp; pb $34.95) AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa (The International African Library)  ... - 5 Dec 2014

  7. Africa Wired

    ... address other important public health issues, such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and maternal health, according to a study by the ... phones to link people to the resources of the National AIDS Council. UNICEF and the health ministry rely on the SMS tool to spread ... - 5 Dec 2014

  8. ‘The future of Africa is in unity’, says Niger’s President, among continental leaders at UN Assembly

    ... MDGs, namely: reducing child mortality; combating HIV and AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ernsuring environmental sustainability; and ... - 29 Sep 2014

  9. 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

  10. 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