In the Philippines, the number of new HIV infections is increasing at a staggering rate. DW reporter Bastian Hartig met a Filipino living with HIV on the outskirts of Manila.
A world AIDS conference has opened in Amsterdam to discuss educating and treating those populations most at risk from the condition. Experts have warned that new HIV infections have surged in some parts of the world.
Teenage girls are unfairly bearing the brunt of the AIDS crisis, a UNICEF report has found. A lack of information, campaign fatigue, and sexual violence are partly to blame.
The International AIDS Conference has warned that advances in fighting the spread of the HIV virus must not be undermined. Stigmatizing those who have contracted the virus is dangerous and wrong, says Astrid Prange.
Uganda wants to begin compulsory HIV/AIDS testing of students due to the rising number of new infections. The proposal has raised concerns over privacy.
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