Veena has been living with HIV for more than 15 years and works as a community educator in Bangalore, India. But she still remembers the day she learned of her HIV-positive status.
The Minister of Health of Nepal, Gagan Kumar Thapa stands ready to lead an HIV response that has the scope, scale, intensity, quality, speed and innovation to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat in Nepal by 2030. He made this commitment during a meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for AIDS in Asia and in the Pacific, J.V.R. Prasada Rao, and the Director of the UNAIDS Regional… Read More
There is much to celebrate on this World AIDS Day. Almost 16 million people are on life-changing HIV treatment worldwide and in 2014 new HIV infections had fallen by 35 percent since the peak in 2000.
Home to the third largest number of people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific, Indonesia is a country critical to ending the AIDS epidemic in the region and on this World AIDS Day, we are at a defining moment. Only three decades since HIV arrived in this country, we can begin to close the chapter on one of modern history’s worst epidemics. In September, Indonesia was one of 193 United… Read More