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Children and HIV/AIDS | AIDS.UA
21 March, 2017 11:27
Why Fewer Babies Are Being Born With HIV
Researchers have seen big progress in reducing HIV transmission from mother to child, according to the latest data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In a report published in JAMA Pediatrics, scientists found that in 2013, 69 babies were born with the virus in the U.S., compared to 216 in 2002.
Utilizing a prioritized district approach, the project aims to rapidly expand service coverage to 80 percent of people living with HIV in three scale-up districts by 2018.
30 July, 2016 10:34
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Launches New USAID-funded Project to Provide Universal HIV Services in Lesotho
The five-year, $62 million dollar project will expand and improve comprehensive and integrated HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in six districts.
Children and HIV/AIDS | AIDS.UA
9 June, 2016 02:17
David Beckham reveals his heartache as he brings joy to children the same age as his own in Swaziland who have been infected by HIV
David Beckham has revealed his heartache as he brought joy to children the same age as his own in Swaziland who have been infected by HIV. Pictures show the former England captain laughing and joking with star-struck youngsters in the community of Makhewu in the southern African nation. The 41-year-old Three Lions great said being a father himself made it especially painful to visit vulnerable children affected by AIDS and drought.
A push to distribute free condoms among sex workers throughout the late 1990s and the widespread rollout of antiretroviral drugs in the 2000s has seen huge success and won Thailand widespread praise.
8 June, 2016 01:59
Thailand first in Asia to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV: WHO
Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, a milestone in the fight against the disease.
Ending the epidemics of AIDS by 2030 is a key target of the Sustainable Development Goal on health and well-being.
8 June, 2016 01:50
WHO validates elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis in Armenia, Belarus and the Republic of Moldova
United Nations agencies congratulate Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis and Armenia and the Republic of Moldova for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, respectively.
The Project “Harm reduction for children and young people who use drugs in Ukraine” is implemented with financial support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
1 June, 2016 21:06
Alliance for Public Health Runs Social Quests for Adolescents who Use Drugs in Five Cities of Ukraine
Within the project aimed at protection of the right of children to healthy development, Alliance and its local partners run social and preventive Quests for 400 adolescent project clients in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Poltava, and Sloviansk to mark the International Children’s Day. The winning team will receive a certificate to attend a bowling club free of charge, other participants will also get incentives.