Manila, May 25 (Xinhua) A total of 91 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) were newly diagnosed as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive in March 2019, up 14 per cent from 80 in the same month in 2018, a Philippine lawmaker said on Saturday.
Islamabad, May 1 (IBNS): Pakistani police have arrested a doctor for allegedly spreading HIV virus among his patients in Larkana area of the country, media reports said.
New York, Sept 7 (IBNS): A landmark ruling in India that decriminalizes gay sex has been welcomed as a “ground-breaking decision” by the UN agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS.
New York, July 27 (IBNS): Although progress in treating people living with HIV has enabled them to work, they continue to face career discrimination, says a new study launched on Thursday by the United Nations labour agency.
New York, Dec 5 (Just Earth News): Four in five children living with HIV in West and Central Africa are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy and AIDS-related deaths among adolescents aged 15-19 are on the rise, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned.
Ottawa, Dec 2 (IBNS): The Liberal government in Canada wants to limit the number of prosecutions against those who do not reveal their HIV status to thesexual partners, media reports said.
New York, Dec 2(Just Earth News): "I contracted HIV before the discovery of the virus," Eric Sawyer began, as he told his story to an audience of nearly 50,000 gathered in New York’s Central Park earlier this year. The cheers and applause his heartfelt speech received would have been unimaginable three decades ago.
New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report by the UN agency leading the global push to end AIDS, spotlighting that this remarkable progress has been made possible by people living with HIV demanding their rights, strong leadership and financial commitment.
New York, Nov 9(Just Earth News): Thanks to the recent expansion of HIV/AIDS services conducted by the United Nations migration agency, some 171,000 civilians and their host communities have gained benefit from these health facilities in South Sudan.
New York, Oct 11(Just Earth News): Despite a 50 per cent drop in AIDS-related deaths since the peak of the epidemic, new HIV infection declines among adults are lagging, prompting the United Nations to launch a 10-point plan that lays out immediate, concrete steps countries can take to accelerate progress.
New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): People living with HIV who experience high levels of stigma are more than twice as likely to delay enrolment into care than people who do not perceive such stigma, a United Nations report released on Tuesday reveals.
New York, Sept 22(Just Earth News): Senior United Nations officials on Thursday welcomed a breakthrough pricing agreement by global partners to accelerate the availability in low- and middle-income countries of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen.
New York, July 21(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency has warned that the spread of an HIV strain resistant to some of the most widely used medicines could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action is not taken.
New York, Mar 1 (Just Earth News): The United Nations agency leading the world's HIV/AIDS response is urging everyone to 'make some noise' for zero discrimination in healthcare settings.
New York, Jan 4 (Just Earth News): Just a few weeks ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) began distributing much-needed anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs to patients living with HIV in Libya, following the countryâ€™s collapse in medical services and inability to provide life-saving drugs.