Press Release

ANNOUNCEMENT OF ICASA 2023 PRE-SELECTED COUNTRIES

The Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA) extends our appreciation to the 5 bidding countries for their interest in hosting the 22nd edition of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA). All submitted bids were very competitive. We are pleased to announce that Republic of Kenya and...

UNAIDS: PRESS STATEMENT

Identification of fast-spreading HIV variant provides evidence of urgency to halt the pandemic and reach all with testing and treatment Around 10 million people living with HIV are still not on antiretroviral therapy GENEVA, 7 February 2022—Newly published research from the Netherlands has revealed the existence of a more transmissible and...

UNAIDS welcomes ground-breaking decision by India’s Supreme Court …

UNAIDS welcomes ground-breaking decision by India’s Supreme Court that strikes down law criminalizing LGBTI people GENEVA, 6 September 2018—UNAIDS welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India to annul key provisions of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Section 377 criminalizes sexual relations between lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)...

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing …

UNAIDS warns that progress is slowing and time is running out to reach the 2020 HIV targets New HIV infections are rising in around 50 countries, AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough and flat resources are threatening success. Half of all new HIV infections are among key populations and...