The number of Ugandans who got infected with HIV last year dropped further to about 83, 000 from about 88,000 the previous year, rekindling hope for the beginning of an end to the disease that kill

The survey, conducted between October 2015 and August 2016, however, noted a decrease in HIV prevalence countrywide.

Another simultaneous study examines health spending trends globally between 1995 and 2014.

Most of the dominant HIV testing kits used in Kenya and several other African countries have failed crucial thresholds set by the World Health Organisation.

With the Lok Sabha according its nod, Parliament today passed a crucial Bill ensuring equal rights to people affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admissions in educational institutions an

South Asia despite decreasing rates of infectious disease, accounts for a significant proportion of their global burden. The sub-continent is also in the midst of rapid economic growth; large scale changes in land use, access to water and sanitation, and agricultural production; environmental degradation; and technological transformation, all against a background of uneven health system capacity. South Asia, defined by the World Bank as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, is home to a quarter of the world’s population.

About 3,800 new cases of HIV infections have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno State, Barkindo Saidu, the Executive Secretary, Borno Agency for the Control of HIV/

Millions of Kenyan women and children dependent on health care funded by a UN agency face a bleak future.

Jalingo — A survey on HIV/AIDS transmission conducted by the Taraba State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (TACA) has shown significant reduction in infection of the disease from 10.5 percent to

The deadly HIV is on the rise in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, with the capital city alone accounting for 33 per cent of HIV AIDS cases in the state.

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