KLIPING BERITA HIV & AIDS
Battle against HIV/AIDS in Asia-Pacific ‘far from over,’ UN agency warns
25 November 2013 10:14:16 WIB
BANGKOK, Thailand --- Voicing deep concern over high HIV/AIDS infection among children and teenagers in Asia-Pacific, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today called for accelerated actions to address the specific needs of this vulnerable group and wipe out the pandemic.
“We have the opportunity to raise an AIDS-free generation in Asia and the Pacific,” said Dr. Isiye Ndombi, UNICEF’s Deputy Regional Director for East Asia and the Pacific. Of great importance, he underscored, is… more
Experts focus on HIV prevention in UAE and region
15 November 2013 09:32:25 WIB
Dubai: Educating young people — the region’s greatest resources — of HIV and Aids is critical to ward off the spread of the disease, delegates heard at a two-day conference in Dubai.
The Regional Forum on Young People and HIV, was hosted by Dubai Police in Dubai in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) and the Unicef as well as the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids.
Delegates included government officials, doctors and… more
NACA Seeks to Curtail HIV Through Women's Empowerment
12 November 2013 10:57:53 WIB
The National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), said in Gwagwalada, FCT, it was committed to women empowerment as a tool for reducing HIV and AIDS.
The Director-General, NACA, Prof. John Idoko, said this at the graduation of 78 women trained on various skills at the Anawim Skills Acquisition Centre, FCT.
Idoko said NACA was convinced that empowering women would help to reduce the prevalence rate of HIV and AIDS in the… more
Fiji’s Ministry of Health encourages HIV/AIDS testing
03 Oktober 2013 09:34:33 WIB
SUVA, Fiji --- Fiji’s Ministry of Health is urging the public to visit the nearest health facility and access testing services for HIV and AIDS.
Ministry’s spokesperson Shalvin Deo said the tests have been made available at health centres around the country should encourage more Fijians to take the test.
“Fijians can get tested at any major hospitals, sub – divisional hospitals and hub centres are able to do testing,” he said.
“All clinics around… more
Zambia: Govt's HIV/Aids Fight Elates Panos
02 Oktober 2013 10:06:31 WIB
PANOS Institute for Southern Africa (PSAF) has commended the Zambian Government for its commitment towards addressing the transmission of HIV/AIDS in prisons.
PSAF executive director Lilian Kiefer commended Vice-President Guy Scott for demonstrating his objectivity and strategic leadership in addressing the matter.
"It is encouraging to see the political leadership of Zambia resolving to reframe the discussion of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
"Addressing such a sensitive issue and calling on politicians to be a united front… more