HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam has pulled itself up economically over the decades. One of the consequences? Diminishing donor funds.
By Marina Lopes
As the petroleum-rich country’s economy is slammed by falling oil prices, expensive imports like condoms are becoming a luxury only the wealthy can afford.
By Larisa Epatko
Lu Thi Thanh, a 28-year-old woman residing in northern Vietnam, speaks matter-of-factly about living with HIV. The words didn’t always come so easily, but things changed after she joined a support network called Sunflower.
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 Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look.
As HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths around the world fall, rates in Uganda have been on the rise in recent years. Part of the problem, according to many of the world's top public health experts, is that the populations most…
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…
By Jason Kane, Victoria Fleischer
Malindi, Kenya: A vacation destination with something for everyone. Sitting on the crystal coast of east Africa, the resort town offers glass-bottomed boat cruises, authentic Italian pasta, sex-for-hire and dirt-cheap heroin.
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…
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