Skip to main content

AIDS 2016 - Are older women forgotten in the fight against HIV?

AIDS 2016 - Are older women forgotten in the fight against HIV?

Worldwide, more than 17 million people are on treatment for HIV infection but about 20 million HIV-infected people are still untreated. An article in the Lancet suggests this issue willl need to be dealt with at the 2016 World AIDS Conference in Durban in July along with the basics of HIV prevention.  The article highlights the urgent need related to young women but fails to mention the invisible need among older women.

The link to the full article is below but in order to read it you must register with the Lancet.  This is straightforward. Go to the top right of the  Lancet page and Register as Guest in the Login with your email and a password. 





Principles for a Just Recovery

May 26, 2020

Launched this week, the 6 Principles for a Just Recovery are the result of discussions among civil society groups across Canada, and have been endorsed by over 200 organizations. GRAN... Read more

Canada Pushing for Debt Relief for Africa

May 20, 2020

It is encouraging to see this report about Canada's leadership on debt relief and to learn of the government's plans to respond to the UN global appeal for contributions to help fight the... Read more

Protecting Girls during COVID-19

May 13, 2020

The impact of COVID 19 on adolescent girls in Africa is likely to have devastating long term effects.  The pandemic will exacerbate the inequalities already faced by young girls.  Read the... Read more