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26 October, 2017 22:03
Engaging France's First Lady on education and HIV
During a visit to Paris, UNAIDS Executive Director met with France's First Lady at the Elysée Palace to discuss the links between education and HIV.
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5 August, 2016 20:50
Football stars promote HIV prevention in China
Two major stars of the footballing world have joined forces to encourage young people in China to get informed and protect themselves from HIV. UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Youth and China-Africa Collaboration, Gervinho, and UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador for China, Shao Jiayi took part in an event with Chinese media called Sports For Change which was moderated by another UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador, the television personality, James Chau. The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, also attended the event in Beijing.
Elton was in Durban for the 2016 International AIDS Conference which is a biennial gathering of leading clinicians, researchers and activists committed to ending AIDS.
31 July, 2016 01:26
Elton John visits a clinic treating LGBT people with HIV in South Africa
Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Founder Sir Elton John, joined by Chairman David Furnish and Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi visited a health clinic in Durban, South Africa which provides HIV testing and treatment for LGBT people. The clinic in Umlazi township is operated by EJAF’s funding partner Health 4 Men which has developed a nationwide programme to reach all LGBT people in need of HIV testing and other sexual health services.
<span>Elton John at the launch of his fund to support LGBT Africans during the international Aids conference in Durban.</span>
22 July, 2016 20:50
Elton John pledges millions to support LGBT people in Africa
Singer links up with US Aids relief agency to create $10m fund that will issue grants and provide expertise to people living under homophobic regimes.
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19 July, 2016 19:45
International AIDS Society, amfAR and The Elizabeth Taylor Foundation to Honour Zimbabwean Activist, Feminist and LGBT Champion Martha Tholanah
Actress Charlize Theron will present openly HIV-positive human rights advocate with the Elizabeth Taylor Human Rights Award in the field of HIV at AIDS 2016 Opening Session.
Queen Latifah flanked by KZN Health MEC Sibongiseni Dlomo and Durban Mayor James Nxumalo at the 'Keep the Promise' march.
19 July, 2016 17:12
Keep the Promise’ Artists, Advocates, Medical Providers and Patients March to Demand More Funding to End AIDS
In the first of its kind in South Africa, AIDS Healthcare Foundation led activists, health professionals, patients and artists, including Hip Hop star and actress Queen Latifah, on a march through Durban central business district and rallied for an increase in funding for HIV/AIDS treatment. The march was followed by a concert at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead.
The conference theme, Access Equity Rights Now, resounded across a series of opening day media briefings focused on protecting the most vulnerable populations and on scaling up prevention and treatment for women, girls, and all young people.
19 July, 2016 12:46
Launch of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)
The Opening Ceremony officially kicked off the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) on Monday, Nelson Mandela Day. The conference returns to Durban 16 years after Mandela himself addressed the gathering with an historic speech that called upon all to "break the silence, banish stigma and discrimination, and ensure total inclusiveness within the struggle against AIDS." "This is the one event," Mandela said, "where every word uttered, every gesture made, has to be measured against the effect it can and will have on the lives of millions of concrete, real human beings all over this continent and planet."
The actor revealed to the world in November that he was HIV positive, having been diagnosed around four years earlier.
16 July, 2016 01:26
Charlie has 'met with producers' about a new reality show documenting his life with HIV
Charlie Sheen wants to star in a new reality show about his life with HIV. The 50-year-old wants cameras to capture what its like living with the virus as well as 'his life in general', according to Us Magazine.
Ms Bacsinszky is supporting the UNAIDS #ProTESTHIV campaign, which encourages young people to become actively involved in promoting HIV testing and linkage to care and treatment services.
15 July, 2016 00:58
UNAIDS Names Swiss Tennis Player Timea Bacsinszky As Global Advocate For Young People
UNAIDS has appointed Swiss tennis player Timea Bacsinszky as a Global Advocate for Young People. The announcement was made during the Women’s Tennis Association Ladies Championship Gstaad, taking place in Gstaad, Switzerland, from 9 to 17 July.
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14 July, 2016 21:56
Prince Harry Takes HIV Test Live on Facebook — and He's Negative
Prince Harry took a HIV blood test live on Facebook Thursday to show how easy it is be checked.
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