Increase in AIDS among adolescents worrying – UNAIDS official

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Increase in AIDS among adolescents worrying – UNAIDS official 

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 1 — A worrying increase in AIDS among adolescents is one of the reasons it is important not to become complacent about HIV and AIDS, Simon Bland, the New York director of UNAIDS, told reporters here Monday.

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AIDS deaths down but HIV infections rise in Laos

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on AIDS deaths down but HIV infections rise in Laos 

VIENTIANE, March 30 — Deaths from HIV/AIDS in Laos are on the decrease but the country continues to see new cases in significant numbers, Lao News Agency KPL reported on Monday.

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Ghana faces setback in HIV response after medical warehouse burnt

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ACCRA, Jan. 17 — The destruction by fire of Ghana's central medical warehouse posed a serious setback to the country's HIV response, a senior official with the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said here on Friday.

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AIDS conference opens in Kigali

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KIGALI, Dec. 4 — At least 400 global experts and researchers on HIV/AIDS are gathered here for a three-day International HIV Research Conference which opened on Wednesday.

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Benin adopts plan to fight HIV/AIDS

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COTONOU, Dec. 3 — The government of Benin has adopted a national strategic plan to fight HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) from 2015 to 2017, official source told Xinhua Tuesday.

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WHO chief discusses Ebola response with Malian leaders: UN spokesman

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on WHO chief discusses Ebola response with Malian leaders: UN spokesman 

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 25 — Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan was in Mali over the weekend and discussed with local authorities better ways to stem the Ebola outbreak, which has killed at least five people in the West African country, a UN spokesman said here Monday.

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UNAIDS pledges support for Thailand in fight against HIV, AIDS

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on UNAIDS pledges support for Thailand in fight against HIV, AIDS 

BANGKOK, Oct. 28 — The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said it will provide all possible support to Thailand to cope with HIV/AIDS, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

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