Over 160 found HIV positive in a Cambodia village

Over 160 villagers in Cambodia's Battambang province have been tested HIV positive, a local official said Thursday.

Ostracising of HIV infected boy amounts to discrimination: UN

The UN on Friday said the ostracising of an eight-year-old HIV-infected Chinese boy from his village amounted to discrimination and stigmatisation by villagers and health workers.

Over three years, 70 pregnant women found HIV+ in Tripura

About 70 pregnant women have tested HIV-positive in Tripura in the past three years, an official of the Tripura State AIDS Control Society (TSACS) said here Friday.

Global life expectancy increases by more than six years

Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to a study published by The Lancet.

Chinese village expels HIV infected boy

An eight-year-old Chinese boy infected with the HIV virus was forced to leave his home after 200 people including his grandfather signed a petition to expel him from the village.

Iraqi man who lost five sons to AIDS in weary fight for justice

First one of his sons died, then another and another. By 1996, Khalid al-Jabor had lost five children to AIDS, all victims of contaminated blood allegedly exported to Iraq by a French firm now owned by drug giant Sanofi.

A biosensor to peer into insides of HIV-infected cell
A biosensor to peer into insides of HIV-infected cell

A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions between the AIDS virus and the tuberculosis causing bacteria within the cells.

SC ruling on Sec 377 violation of human rights: LGBT community

Members of the LGBT community and civil society activists on Thursday held a protest here against the Supreme Court verdict of 2013 criminalising gay sex, saying it represented a violation of human rights.

10 thalassemic children in Pakistan get HIV due to transfusion

At least 10 Pakistani children suffering from thalassemia have tested positive for the HIV virus after allegedly receiving a transfusion of infected blood.

Anti-HIV drugs supply to increase in Myanmar

Myanmar's health ministry plans to increase the supply of anti-HIV drugs from 60 percent to 95 percent for people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus by 2015, officials said Tuesday.

UN chief calls for joint efforts to end AIDS by 2030

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday called on world leaders to work together to end AIDS by 2030, saying the fast track approach launched last week by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS will enable the world to reach the bold goal.

Protect human rights to combat AIDS, say sex workers

Calling for expeditious passage of the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Bill, sex workers and third gender members in West Bengal Monday said that without adequate attention to protection of human rights, the aim for zero new HIV infections, discrimination and AIDS-related deaths will remain a distant dream.

26th World AIDS Day

26th World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day: AIDS campaigners say pandemic has finally reached tipping point

The world has finally reached "the beginning of the end" of the AIDS pandemic that has infected and killed millions in the past 30 years, according to a leading campaign group fighting HIV.

1.1 million HIV infections in children prevented: UNICEF

An estimated 1.1 million human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among children under the age of 15 have been prevented between 2005 and 2013.

No increase in prices of essential medicines: Govt

Refuting Opposition's contention, the government on Friday said there had been no increase in the prices of essential drugs in the last six months.

Over 900 new HIV cases in Pakistan

At least 994 new HIV/AIDS cases have been detected across Sindh province in Pakistan this year, according to a media report.

Most US HIV cases not under control control: Study

As many as 70 percent of people infected with HIV in the United States do not have the virus under control, boosting the risk of transmission, according to a study Tuesday.

Get ready for the HIV shower selfie challenge!

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge had created quite a buzz around the world! Now it's time for yet another feat. So get ready for the HIV Shower Selfie Challenge!