The Ebola virus disease outbreak that swept through West Africa in 2014 demonstrated to the world the importance of having strong disease surveillance and health care systems that can prevent or minimize the impact of future pandemics. The Ebola outbreak devastated the most affected countries of…
The need for a holistic approach to HIV prevention among young women and girls was the focus of the 15th Ordinary Assembly of the Organization of African First Ladies, (OAFLA). The meeting was held on the side lines of the 25th African Union Summit, held on 15 June in Johannesburg, South Africa.
African Heads of State and Government reaffirmed their commitment to provide bold leadership for the AIDS response in Africa during the AIDS Watch Africa (AWA) meeting held on 14 June on the side lines of the 25th AU Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Zimbabwe has one of the largest HIV epidemics in the world, with an estimated adult HIV prevalence of 15% and 1.4 million people living with HIV. However, the country is accelerating action and increasing investment in its HIV prevention and treatment programmes.
BEIRUT, 3 July 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. This week, racism in the development world, tackling corruption and the lessons of the Somalia success.