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By Mandeep DhaliwalWhen the global HIV pandemic began more than 40 years ago, HIV was a death sentence. Thanks to the work
New York – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) have announced
While the number of new HIV infections in Indonesia decreased by 3.6% in 2021 to around 27 000, the country
By Mandeep DhaliwalOne hundred thirty-four. That’s the number of countries that currently criminalize or prosecute people based on general criminal laws of
During the 50th Programme Coordinating Board meeting held in Geneva,  Thailand announced formally establishing community-led health services (CLHS) as public
As we commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May, we remember that lesbian, gay,
On 10 April, Tetyana Pryadko (not her real name) was phoned by her doctor, who told her that her antiretroviral
Mandeep Dhaliwal, Director, HIV, Health and Development at the United Nations Development ProgrammeIt’s been more than four decades since the
Health systems and communities have been pushed to the breaking point by the COVID-19 pandemic, a pandemic that the world
Rosemary Kumwenda is the Team Leader for HIV, Health and Development for UNDP in Europe and Central Asia.Eastern Europe and
GENEVA, 29 November 2021—UNAIDS issued a stark warning today that if leaders fail to tackle inequalities the world could face
A new initiative led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is bringing digital transformation to training and clinical support
Building on its ongoing work on democratic governance, rule of law and inclusive institutions, the United Nations Development Programme convened
On 30 September 2021, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Government of Namibia and the Namibian Competition Commission (NaCC)
The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the fight against HIV, TB and malaria in 2020, according to a
UNAIDS fully backs calls made by an eminent group of United Nations experts that Ghana should reject a proposed “family values bill”
Gulipa Sabyrovna Sheishenova is the director of the Public Foundation “Health and education of the youth in the 21st century” (ZIOM21),
UNAIDS reports that people living with HIV have been unable to access COVID-19 vaccines and HIV services throughout the pandemic.
New UNAIDS data show that dozens of countries achieved or exceeded 2020 targets set by the UN General Assembly in 2016.
For Vanessa Chaniago, a transgender woman in Jakarta, Indonesia, the first months of the pandemic were filled with fear.
A new report by the Global Fund shows COVID-19 has massively disrupted health systems and health service delivery.