In East Africa
Apr 23rd, 2012
UNAIDS commends the High Court of Kenya for a ruling today that will safeguard access to affordable and quality life-saving generic medicines. The decision by the High Court found that the definition of “anti-counterfeit” within the 2008 Anti-Counterfeit Act was too broad. “The Act is vague and could...
In Press Releases
Jan 20th, 2012
LIBREVILLE, Gabon, January 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Opinion piece by the Executive Director of UNAIDS for the Africa Cup of Nations 2012: Africa….winning against AIDS By Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS and Under-Secretary-G...
Mar 4th, 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily burdened by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS, but there are signs that efforts by the global health community and national governments are starting to slow the epidemic and may be able to turn it around. The United Nations AIDS...
Nov 21st, 2010
MANILA, Philippines — Some church members in Southeast Asia’s largest Roman Catholic nation praised Pope Benedict XVI for saying condom use might be justified in some cases, though Filipino bishops stressed Sunday the church leader still opposes contraceptives. Speaking to a German journalist w...