AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission — and most likely cured — from HIV, the virus that causes the disease.
Young women met in Johannesburg for two days last week in the build-up to World AIDS Day.
The late anti-apartheid activist Paddy Kearney has been hailed for playing a critical role in dealing with the 2015 xenophobic attack.
The number of new AIDS infections in Niger dropped by more than two thirds between 2012 and 2016, the health ministry said Saturday, in a statement marking World AIDS day.
Report calls for increased efforts to reach the 9.4 million people living with HIV who are not aware that they are living with the virus and the estimated 19.4 million people living with HIV who do not have a suppressed viral load.