The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, held wide ranging discussions with Vice-Premier of China, Liu Yandong in Beijing on 28 July.
The First Lady of Malawi and Vice President of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA), Gertrude Mutharika told Chinese high school students about the impact of the AIDS epidemic on African women and children. The First Lady spoke at an event in Beijing, China on 31 October celebrating the participation of the Affiliated High School of Beijing University in an ongoing campaign called the China-Africa Hand in Hand: Chinese Youth’s Campaign for the Social Benefit of Africa.
Jiele village is where China’s first HIV cases were reported in 1989. Located in Dehong prefecture in Yunnan province, Jiele experienced a devastating AIDS epidemic, burying almost 200 people, who died from AIDS-related causes. However, a quarter of a century later, the village is now brimming with hope and renewed energy and the fear inspired by HIV no longer rattles residents.
BEJING/ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2016—The China-Africa Business Council (CABC) signed a memorandum with the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). The signing took place at OAFLA’s annual General Assembly, held on the side-lines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Welcome to the May edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Meta-analysis finds support for elevated HIV prevalence among the military, shorter duration of seroprotection following vaccination in people living with HIV, fewer clinical events with early ART in a trial among serodisordant couples and others.
entists in the United Kingdom testing a combination of anti-HIV drugs have reported that a test patient showed no sign of the virus after treatment, making it a possible breakthrough in the hunt for a cure for HIV and AIDS.