AIDS

HIV infections among adolescents could rise 60 per cent by 2030

New HIV infections among adolescents could rise from 250,000 last year to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030, if progress against the virus stalls, the UN children’s fund UNICEF said Thursday.

HIV infection incidence in Croatia remains low

For the past 28 years, Croatia and the rest of the world have been observing World AIDS Day on December 1 in order to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS, risks, protection, the importance of prevention,...

Millions more access HIV treatment, but young women remain vulnerable

The number of people around the world receiving treatment for HIV has doubled in five years, the UN HIV/AIDS programme UNAIDS said on Monday.

Elton John calls for inclusion of gays in fight against AIDS

Singer Elton John on Wednesday urged the international community to include all sexual orientations in the fight against AIDS, warning that, otherwise, the UN campaign to end the disease by 2030 "...

UN concerned world may not end AIDS by 2030 target

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for faster action to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, while the head of the UN's AIDS agency warned that a lack of funding was making that target...

UN warns HIV infections on the rise in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

Global efforts to fight HIV are stalling as Eastern Europe and other regions have seen increasing numbers of infections since 2010, the United Nations reported Tuesday.

AIDS beaten in Australia, scientists report

Australia's top scientists declared "the end of AIDS" as a public health issue, the broadcaster ABC reported Sunday.

UN member states vow to intensify fight to end AIDS epidemic by 2030

UN member states pledged Wednesday to intensify the fight against AIDS and reaffirmed their resolve to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.