Farmers in Bamba village try to retrieve a cow from a muddy swamp where it got stack and later died in search of water after the prolonged drought that has hit some parts of Ganze, Kaloleni and Magarini in Kilifi County, October 18, 2016. Traders from Kilifi are transporting bags of grass to Bamba, about 60km and to sale them at a cost of Sh200 per bag for the cows and goats to feed on. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD].
The life of about 13,000 HIV/Aids victims is at risk with majority of them are going without food due to drought in Migori County. Read More
A thirty-year-old mother-of-six, Aishat Maiangu Ali has recalled how she lied to five commanders of the Boko Haram sect who came to pay her dowry after they killed her children and her husband in a raid on Gwoza town two years ago. She told them that she was HIV positive. Read More
Luxury vodka brand Belvedere has launched a limited edition ‘Red’ bottle as part of its ongoing commitment to fighting AIDS, along with a new marketing campaign.
New limited edition of Belvedere red bottle
The release is part of its new #makethedifference marketing campaign. The campaign will see 50% of the profits from sales go towards tackling HIV and AIDS, and goes live ahead of Word Aids Day on 1 December. Read More
The Israeli Health Ministry will begin a pilot program next month that will provide free HIV-prevention medication to at-risk population groups.
In February, the Health Ministry approved the drug Truvada, which reduces the chance of HIV infection. Read More
The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Thursday said it would subsidize preventive medicine for 1,000 people at high risk of contracting HIV to lower their chances of infection. Read More
Record numbers of local people are being tested for HIV, according to the latest figures released by the government. Read more
Six in every 10,000 people in China are affected by AIDS, said Liang Xiaofeng, deputy director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday. Read More
Fewer than 5,000 people in Portugal live with the AIDS/HIV virus unknowingly, according to a new study released this week in Glasgow, Scotland, which indicates Portugal has reached its goal of having 90 percent of individuals infected with the virus diagnosed. Read More
New HIV/AIDS infections among adolescents and young people have increased by 17 per cent even as the country recorded a general decline of 19 per cent in new infections between the year 2013 and 2015. Read More
Charlie Sheen speaks out about his latest HIV treatment
It has been close to a year since Charlie Sheen revealed that he was diagnosed as being HIV positive. Since then, the Two And A Half Men star has been in the limelight more for his health than his acting chops. But according to the 51-year-old, things are looking up. Read More