What does World AIDS Day mean for you?

WHO finally gives nod for HIV self-testing; India takes note

Carl Sciortino, AIDS Action Executive Director stated, "As we seek to end AIDS in MA, we're taking that same approach of going directly to those at highest risk of HIV infection to ensure they have the treatment they need to stay healthy". There will also be information for anyone living with HIV right now.

Nearly a third of people in Britain think you can catch HIV by sharing a toothbrush with someone who is infected, according to a survey.

Persons who are HIV Positive are mobilized to seek treatment.

"We are winning against the AIDS epidemic, but we are not seeing progress everywhere", Sidibe said.

The experimental vaccine routine being tested in HVTN 702 is based on the one investigated in the RV144 clinical trial in Thailand led by the US Military HIV Research Program and the Thailand Ministry of Health.

The ART treatment began in Nepal in February 2004 and is freely available for all people living with HIV.

These are the main findings of the new report "HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2015", released jointly by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) ahead of World AIDS Day 2016.

Today is World AIDS Day, held each December 1 to show support for people with HIV and to remember those who have died. I am very impressed by the continuing partnerships of these organisations that give support and guidance to people living with HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. The World AIDS Day was observed on Thursday under the theme "Let's Put the Hands Up for HIV Prevention".

South Africa, which has the highest population of people living with HIV in the world, announced on Wednesday that it was embarking on a new set of trials to find vaccines for the potentially deadly virus. Throughout his Administration, President Obama propelled America's leadership on HIV/AIDS by both developing the first comprehensive National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States and expanding our investments in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

"While around half reported feelings such as shame, guilt and low self-esteem in relation to their HIV status".

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