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HIV / AIDS
Boston, July 16 (Just Earth News): A type of immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. more
UN General Assembly adopts political declaration to fast-track progress on ending AIDS

New York, June 9 (Just Earth News):At a high-level meeting on ending AIDS that opened at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, Member States adopted a new political declaration t ...

UN urges collective action ahead of forum to fast-track AIDS response over next five years

New York, June 7 (Just Earth News):While much has been done over the past few years to halt and reverse the AIDS epidemic, the international community is set to gather for a three-day meetin ...

New UN report shows that urgent action is needed to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030

New York, May 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A new report released by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns that the AIDS epidemic could be prolonged indefinitely if urgent action is ...

Workplace stress ‘a collective challenge’ as work-life boundaries become blurred – UN

New York, Apr 29 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Marking World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the United Nations’ International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thurssday outlined the findings of ...

UN report urges rights-based approach to reduce HIV infections among drug users

New York, Apr 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Ahead of next week’s General Assembly special session on drugs, the United Nations agency leading the world’s HIV/AIDS response has released a ne ...

United Nations News Centre - ‘Stand out and stand together,’ says UN on Zero Discrimination Day

New York, Mar 2 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations agency leading the world’s HIV/AIDS response Tuesday called on the international community to celebrate individuality, as it obse ...

UN and Kenya team up to end AIDS epidemic by 2030

New York, Sept 18 (JEN): The United Nations programme that works to combat HIV/AIDS is working with the Government of Kenya in a bid to end the AIDS epidemic in the country by 2030, through ...

UN announces deal to sharply lower price of HIV early infant diagnosis

New York, Jul 21 (JEN): A dramatic 35 percent reduction in the price for HIV early infant diagnostic technologies on Monday has been announced by the United Nations-backed Diagnostics Access ...

Blood donation in Kolkata red-light districts triggers row

Kolkata, July 18 (JEN): In what is seen as a major threat to public health and violation of rules, two clubs in Kolkata hosted blood donation camps in two high-HIV transmission risk zone red ...