• July 3, 2019

    Pharmaceutical corporation Gilead Sciences has failed to deliver on promises to make an important drug available to people suffering from a life-threatening HIV-related infection, said Médecins Sans Frontières.

  • June 15, 2019

    A large clinical research study conducted in four African countries found no significant difference in risk of HIV infection among women using one of three highly effective, reversible contraceptive methods.

  • November 27, 2018

    Solicitors say it appears that the government is intent on dragging victims of infected blood products through as much pain and suffering as possible.

  • September 23, 2018

    Over 2000 people are believed to have died after they were given contaminated blood and/or blood products by the NHS.

  • November 30, 2017

    The rules on blood donation in England changed on 28 November 2017, to give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply.

  • December 1, 2016

    Religious leaders are getting tested for HIV in hopes of inspiring others across the world to seek testing, too. Increasing the number of people receiving HIV testing is vitally important in the effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

  • March 11, 2016

    Policymakers, programme managers, and service providers – including faith communities – must use more human rights norms and standards to guide a global response to HIV, said a statement submitted by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, an ecumenical initiative of the World Council of Churches, to the Human Rights Council.

  • January 15, 2016

    Experts have revealed that an HIV “epidemic” is decimating the Warao tribe in Venezuela.

  • December 2, 2014

    In Africa, where up to 40 per cent of the health care facilities are provided by faith related organisations, Dr Mirfin Mpundu, executive director of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN), says that due to their unique position, churches can play a special role in eliminating HIV and AIDS and bringing improvements in the lives of people living with the virus.

  • December 1, 2014

    World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held in 1988.