HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam has pulled itself up economically over the decades. One of the consequences? Diminishing donor funds.
By Ellen Rolfes
For adolescent girls in Kenya, poverty increases the likelihood of sexual exploitation. When older men take advantage of a girl's need for food, medicine and school fees by demanding sexual favors, it can have long-lasting consequences, like HIV/AIDS, the second…
By Anna Christiansen, Diane Jeanty
We lost 100 researchers and activists that were dedicated to improve the health of others. Heaven is now a wealthy place #MH17 #AIDS2014 — Katrina Tsoutsoulis (@katrinat91) July 18, 2014 As many as…
By PBS NewsHour
While the United Nations has reported optimistic news about controlling the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS, Uganda’s infection rates are growing. Public health officials say the trend is partially tied to stigma faced by at-risk groups like gay men…
We will be taking your questions for four activists and human rights workers who deal specifically with at-risk populations in Uganda.
By Talia Mindich
AIDS related deaths and HIV infections worldwide are decreasing, a UN agency reported Wednesday, and—with greater funding—it is possible to control the global epidemic by 2030.
AIDS researchers announced a setback in the long search for a cure. Doctors believed that they had cured a baby girl by using aggressive and early treatment. But after years without requiring therapy, she tested positive for HIV during a…
Terminally ill patients often are frustrated to hear about experimental drugs they think might help them, but have not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration -- a process that often takes years.
By PBS NewsHour
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