Subject: hiv and aids

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What does HIV teach us about access to technologies to treat Ebola?

Today is World AIDs Day, a day for the world to unite and show support in the fight against HIV. To mark this, Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Oxfam GB Senior health & HIV policy advisor, looks at HIV in...

Sunrise in Barguna Sadar, Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Changes we want to see in 2014

At the dawn of 2014 time is running out for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  How is the world doing? In the spirit of new  year optimism we asked nine Oxfam experts...

Volunteer home-based carers cycle through Chitobe on Oxfam bicycles. Machaze, Manica, Mozambique. Credit: Steve Simon/Oxfam

An AIDS-free generation is in sight but action is needed now

On World AIDS Day, Mohga Kamal-Yanni outlines the four main challenges facing all countries that are dealing with HIV and AIDS. ...

A startling infographic for World AIDS Day

Here's an infographic from the king of infographics, David McCandless, showing just what a difference treatment can make for people living with AIDS. 85% of people die without treatment - compared...

A community march to protest about the lack of basic medicines in Malawi. Photo: WACRAD, Malawi.

Access to medicines in Malawi: a battle for all, even presidents

Empty pharmacy and hospital shelves are so common in Malawi that a phrase has been coined to describe them: 'stock-outs'. However, few would have expected a president to be affected, until...

Technician, Isabelle Chianlec prepares the blood for the CD4 count machine. Kuito hospital, Angola

Reaching the marginalised in the race to zero – zero infections, discrimination, and AIDS related-deaths

More people than ever before can now access HIV and AIDS treatment, on World Aids Day guest blogger Ellen Bajenja of ACORD asks if this reflects the reality for marginalised communities in sub-Saharan...

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