A brave group of volunteers is working with HIV positive women to make sure that the virus is not transmitted to their newborn children. And it is working!
An HIV-positive man has been sentenced to 24 years in jail for infecting at least 30 women despite knowing his status. The Italian man convinced women to have unprotected sex with him by saying he'd recently been tested.
In an effort to lower the prevalence rate of the virus and prevent mother-to-child transmissions, Cameroon will launch a program that provides expectant mothers in northern regions of the country with HIV testing.
For decades Lesotho battled the spread of AIDS. People living with HIV are often shunned by friends and family. The Youth 4 Peace organization openly discusses the stigma and discrimination against those affected.
The South African city of Durban is the venue for the 2016 World Aids Conference. Sub-Saharan Africa will feature prominently on the agenda, a region where the infection rate has decreased by over 40 percent since 2000.
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