Tag: HIV/AIDS

ICASA 2019 Rwanda: Zoe Bibusa on the biggest threat in fighting HIV

Young people at the ongoing ICASA Conference in Rwanda have cited the lack of inclusion as a challenge in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Zoe Bibusa, Deputy Director Young People Living with HIV Zambia joins CNBC Africa for more.

The impact of HIV and AIDS on African economies

The macroenomics impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa has seen a 1.4 per cent net effect on the Gross domestic product (GDP) of Sub Saharan countries with small households the most affected. CNBC Africa's Arnold Kwizera sat down with SRH/HIV Advisor at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) regional office, Innocent Meodisaotsile for more.

Innovation can assist in the end of the AIDS epidemic by 2030, here’s how

A United Nations initiative backed by global experts has set its sights on an ambitious programme to bring an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Kenya’s HIV progress report: good progress, but also big gaps

Griffins Manguro | Ghent University The World Health Organisation (WHO) has clear markers on the road to controlling the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. By 2020, about nine out of every ten people should know their...

Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 per patient a year

  Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices...

Trump’s HIV aid cuts to cost millions of lives in South Africa, Ivory Coast

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to cut foreign aid supporting HIV/AIDS treatment could cost 9 million years of lost life in South Africa and Ivory Coast,...

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug

By Daniel Wesangula Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people...
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