The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, held wide ranging discussions with Vice-Premier of China, Liu Yandong in Beijing on 28 July.
Global leaders met for the first United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis on 26 September. The meeting was a critical moment to drive the delivery of political commitments and ensure a people-centred and coordinated tuberculosis (TB)/HIV response.
The World Health Organization recently released its Global tuberculosis report 2018. Although it shows encouraging pockets of progress in responding to tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in some areas, it paints a rather bleak picture on ending the dual epidemics by 2030.
BEJING/ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2016—The China-Africa Business Council (CABC) signed a memorandum with the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). The signing took place at OAFLA’s annual General Assembly, held on the side-lines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Welcome to the May edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Meta-analysis finds support for elevated HIV prevalence among the military, shorter duration of seroprotection following vaccination in people living with HIV, fewer clinical events with early ART in a trial among serodisordant couples and others.