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In the News

In battle against HIV women must bring men along

Women need men to be more interested in learning their HIV status. Research has also shown that women take their antiretroviral medication in a timely manner.

Message from the UNAIDS Executive Director on Zero Discrimination Day and International Women's Day

As the Executive Director of UNAIDS, I lead the work of the United Nations to tackle AIDS. I’m also someone who has lost family members to AIDS. This is personal.

Half of Pregnant Women With HIV Not Prescribed Recommended Antiretroviral Therapy

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) prescribing practices in the United States do not align with current national guidelines for approximately half of pregnant women with HIV, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

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Recent Resources

Lessons from the evaluation of the South African National Female Condom Programme

Data highlight the role of providers as gatekeepers to female condom access in public and non-public...

Inequalities in women’s empowerment and prevalence of HIV in India

A combative relationship has been established between women’s empowerment and their risk of HIV/AIDS...

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Prisons: A Technical Guide

This technical guide is intended to support countries in their efforts to increase their capacity to...

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