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.
Jiele village is where China’s first HIV cases were reported in 1989. Located in Dehong prefecture in Yunnan province, Jiele experienced a devastating AIDS epidemic, burying almost 200 people, who died from AIDS-related causes. However, a quarter of a century later, the village is now brimming with hope and renewed energy and the fear inspired by HIV no longer rattles residents.
A Chinese delegation visited Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11-13 October to promote mutual exchange on innovative partnerships between the government and civil society, which have helped revolutionize HIV programming. Both countries have partnered with communities and tailored their AIDS response to the specific needs of key populations at higher risk of HIV, creating global models, that have inspired the world.
The First Lady of China, Peng Liyuan, and her counterparts from other Group of 20 (G20) countries have taken part in an event at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou to raise awareness of HIV among students. The Red Ribbon Health Ambassador’s Campus Tour campaign event took place on the sidelines of the 2016 G20 summit, where leaders of the world’s foremost economies have gathered for their annual meeting.
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.
entists in the United Kingdom testing a combination of anti-HIV drugs have reported that a test patient showed no sign of the virus after treatment, making it a possible breakthrough in the hunt for a cure for HIV and AIDS.