Rwanda: How Achievable Are the 2020 Global Goals On HIV?
[New Times] We are just a few days away to the year 2020, where the world will have to have achieved the 90-90-90 target that stipulates; 90 per cent of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90 per cent of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy and 90 per cent of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.
[Daily Maverick] You're far more likely to be offered an HIV test at a government health facility than at your GP or workplace clinic.
[The Herald] MANICALAND Province has made strides in the fight against HIV, amid indications the prevalence rate has declined compared to the national rate, a development attributed to awareness and access to treatment.
[The Herald] Enumerators assessing the current HIV and Aids burden and related sexually-transmitted infections will now be collecting information in Harare Province after successfully completing a similar exercise in nine other provinces countrywide.
[The Conversation Africa] In many countries with a high HIV prevalence, at least 95% of children born to mothers living with HIV remain HIV-uninfected. This is due to the success of wide-scale provision of antiretroviral therapy to mothers with HIV to prevent transmission to their children during pregnancy, labour or breastfeeding.
[Daily News] MANY developing countries have been struggling to control malaria, HIV, and maternal mortality, but for Zanzibar the progress is arguably encouraging.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Aids Commission (NAC), through its Director of Communications, has disclosed an unprecedented increase in the number of persons living with HIV in Liberia.
[Nyasa Times] The Government of United States of America (USA) has reaffirmed its commitment to providing technical and financial support towards Malawi's fight against HIV and Aids.
[Nation] The Global Fund -- the agency that helps Kenya fight HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and malaria -- has given the country Sh42 billion to be used up to 2024.
We examined the global prevalence and trends of condom use at last sex among adolescents by country since 1991.
AbstractGlobally, young people in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be the population at the greatest risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV and AIDS, Syphilis, and Gonorrhoea. Research has shown significant relationship between young peoples risky sexual behaviours and their vulnerability to these STIs. The study examined risky sexual behaviours among the youth in Ghana and Kenya in relation to socio-demographic characteristics. The paper uses data from the 2014 Demographic and Health Surveys of Ghana and Kenya. Young people between the ages of 15 to 24 years who were not married or living with a m...