Men with same-sex sexual partners are 28 times more likely to contract HIV than their heterosexual counterparts despite a radical reduction in new infections among gay men in Western countries.
Latest research shows that last year new HIV infections dropped to 230 000, however there is still a high HIV prevalence among young females compared to their male peers.
A new technologically-advanced mobile HIV testing clinic has been launched in a bid to encourage more people to test for the disease
The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection.
Rising government and public hostility towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Indonesia is threatening the battle against AIDS in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country, activists and an official said.