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New York, Dec 4 (JEN): The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomed Tuesday a USD 12 billion commitment by international partners to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at its fourth replenishment meeting in Washington, DC. more
UN urges greater action to prevent HIV infections

New York, Nov 30 (JEN): More than 850,000 infants have been saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents requires urgent action to help this vulnerable group, the U ...

UN initiative to address of adolescents with HIV

New York, Nov 27 (JEN): Ahead of this year’s World AIDS Day, the United Nations health agency has launched new recommendations to address the specific needs of adolescents – b ...

UN reports sustained progress in fighting HIV/AIDS

New York, Nov 21 (JEN): The United Nations Wednesday reported accelerated progress in combating HIV/AIDS in much of the world, with significant decreases in new infections and deaths, but wo ...

UNICEF concerned over HIV/AIDS infection in Asia-Pacific

New York, Nov 20 (JEN): Voicing deep concern over high HIV/AIDS infection among children and teenagers in Asia-Pacific, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Tuesday called for ...

UN seeks HIV services for people aged 50 and over

New York, Nov 2 (JEN): The shifting demographics of the AIDS epidemic demands a new focus to reach people aged 50 and over who are currently underserved by HIV services, Friday urged the Un ...

South Sudan commits to fight HIV/AIDS

New York, Oct 3 (JEN) A senior official from the United Nations agency leading the global response to HIV/AIDS welcomed on Wednesday South Sudan’s renewed commitment to fighting the ...

No one’s children

The plight of India’s HIV/AIDS affected children hardly gets the attention it deserves. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights in one of its recent reports elaborates ...