HIV epidemic `smaller` than UN estimates: Report

Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed UN estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter.

Scaling up HIV therapy can end this epidemic by 2030: UNAIDS

The opening session of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) began here Sunday with tributes being paid to the six delegates who lost their lives aboard the Malaysian Airline flight MH17 in Ukraine.

Children at risk of AIDS should be tested at birth: UN

More than a quarter of a million children each year are born infected with the virus that causes AIDS, but too few are being tested early to receive treatment and prolong their lives, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

HIV infections plummet since 2001: UN

New HIV infections have plummeted by a third overall since 2001 and more than halved among children, the United Nations said on Monday.

New HIV infections down 33 percent since 2001: UN

A UN report Monday said new HIV infections among adults and children were estimated at 2.3 million in 2012, down 33 percent from 2001.

AIDS epidemic`s end by 2030 seen: UN official

A top UN official said the global AIDS epidemic could be over by 2030 because of progress made in treatment and control of the disease.

UNAIDS welcomes new study, backs anti-retroviral treatment

The United Nations agency leading the global HIV/AIDS response today maintained its strong support for a combined approach to prevent new HIV infections among injecting drug users.

New HIV cases decline by half in India: UN

New HIV cases among adults have declined by half in India since 2000, according to a new UN report.

34.2 mn people globally living with HIV: UN

Around 2.5 million people became newly infected with HIV last year, taking the total to 34.2 million people globally living with the deadly virus, a new United Nations report has said.

WHO calls for early treatment to stop HIV from spreading

Any HIV infected person should be given immediate treatment to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus to his/her partner, suggests World Health Organization.

HIV/AIDS: THE GLOBAL PICTURE

There were 2.7 million new HIV infections in 2010, including an estimated 390,000 among children.

`Funds needed to capitalise on HIV breakthroughs`

A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says.

`Funds needed to capitalise on HIV breakthroughs`

A higher and more sustained investment is urgently required to capitalise on the latest breakthroughs in HIV prevention, a report says.

India must include gay sex: UNAIDS

Homosexuality is not a disease and there is no place for discrimination on the basis of a person`s sexual orientation, UNAIDS emphasised.

Young women most vulnerable to HIV: UNAIDS

At least 26 percent of all new HIV infections in the world are among young women in the age group of 15-24 years, a UNAIDS report released said.

Drastic drop in AIDS cases in India

In India, the rate of new HIV infections fell by more than 50 percent.

Drastic drop in AIDS cases in India

In India, the rate of new HIV infections fell by more than 50 percent.

UNAIDS to Vatican: Pope`s HIV-condom view helpful

The head of the UN AIDS
agency told a Vatican conference on Saturday that the pope had
opened the door to greater dialogue with his groundbreaking
comments on condoms and HIV.

`AIDS cases to rise with urbanisation, population density`

HIV/AIDS prevalence tends to be positively correlated with population density.

`AIDS cases to rise with urbanisation, population density`

HIV/AIDS prevalence tends to be positively correlated with population density.