How Rwanda has managed to keep HIV/AIDS in check

Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, the Director-General of Rwanda Biomedical Centre, speaks at a news conference on World AIDS Day last year. / Net photo

Five things, including the power of good leadership, are behind Rwanda’s remarkable progress toward achieving HIV epidemic control, particularly in attaining high levels of linkage to treatment and viral load suppression among people living with HIV. Read More

LAGOS: Stigmatise people with HIV, risk jail —ADELEKE

LAGOS: Stigmatise people with HIV, risk jail —ADELEKE

With the recent Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey, NAIS report ranking Lagos as one of the seven states that account for 50 per cent of the burden of HIV/AIDs in Nigeria, the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency, LSACA, has declared zero tolerance for HIV stigmatisation and discrimination Read More

Woman, 54, lost her two haemophiliac brothers who contracted HIV from infected blood transfusions and died within six months of each other aged 52 and 53

Beverley Tumelty, who will give evidence as part of a public inquiry into the blood scandal, says she feels it is her duty to stand up for her older brothers
Beverley Tumelty, who will give evidence as part of a public inquiry into the blood scandal, says she feels it is her duty to stand up for her older brothers

The sister of two haemophiliac men who were infected with HIV through contaminated blood products says she is determined to get justice for them. Read More