GABORONE Botswana (Xinhua) -- Botswana plans to eradicate HIV by 2020, a decade earlier than a target set by the United Nations, the African country’s health minister said Friday.

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday announced the legalisation of HIV testing and treatment in all hospitals without informed consent of patients.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated its data on global deaths with Africa experiencing a decrease in the recurrent leading causes of death including HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programmes.

The government has been asked to scale up its funding of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes to sustain the fight against the spread of the infection.

THE Government is rolling out the newly proven HIV prevention method of taking an antiretroviral drug before exposure to HIV risk (known as preexposure prophylaxis - PrEP).

Ongha-At least 472 people living with HIV defaulted on receiving treatment at the ART (antiretroviral therapy) clinic at Ongha Health Centre.

Kenya's health ministry said Wednesday it has secured 335.63 million U.S.

Mathabire, who works with Doctors Without Borders (MSF), won the HIV/TB research prize for her groundbreaking HIV/TB research on the use of a portable test for TB among severely ill HIV patients in

CAPE TOWN South Africa (Xinhua) -- The estimated overall HIV prevalence rate is approximately 12.6 percent among the South African population, the highest prevalence in the world, Statistics South

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