Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

We Do Not Want an HIV Vaccine

My recent post about the “Cheating” poster campaign in Uganda has had some comments here and on facebook. Earlier today I read the comments posted on line at The Monitor in reply to its piece on the same hotly debated … Continue reading

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Cheating? Use a condom.

A new billboard campaign is stirring further controversy in the ABC/Condom debate in Uganda. The issue is well discussed in this post on PlusNews (IRIN). We know that HIV rates are rising in Uganda and it seems that more than … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2012

As we celebrate another World AIDS Day, these data make a sobering read: More than 34 million people are living with HIV In 2011, 1.7m people died from an AIDS related disease In the same year, more than 2.5m became … Continue reading

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Help Prevent Mother to Child Transmission

Every minute of every day, a child is born with HIV. We must stop this and we can. Treatment is now available to help a mother prevent the transmission of HIV to her child. Just because a Mum is HIV … Continue reading

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War against HIV/AIDS may be lost

In the last week or so there have been a number of news reports outlining concerns that funding for the fight against HIV/AIDS may be slowing down. You can read one such article at the New York Times by clicking … Continue reading

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