UNAIDS | Latest Feature Stories

07/20/2018 11:00 AM
The youth bulge
The youth bulge is not new. Younger generations have almost always been larger than the previous generation. However, before the twentieth century, high child mortality meant that a large proportion of children did not survive to adulthood.

07/20/2018 09:30 AM
Undetectable = untransmittable
Undetectable = untransmittable is the message of a new UNAIDS Explainer. With 20 years of evidence demonstrating that HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV, the evidence is now clear that people living with HIV with an undetectable viral load cannot transmit HIV sexually.

07/17/2018 01:45 PM
Ending AIDS is everyone’s business
Business leaders have met to explore how more and better action by business can be mobilized for the AIDS response, in alignment with the work of governments, civil society and donors.

07/09/2018 02:00 PM
Monaco becomes a Fast-Track city
Monaco has joined a network of more than 250 cities worldwide by signing the Paris Declaration, making a commitment to Fast-Track its response to the HIV epidemic and adopt the 90–90–90 targets.

06/29/2018 08:45 AM
Love in the Sunshine in South Sichuan
The China children’s summer camp kicked off it’s annual activities this year in Liangshan, an autonomous prefecture in the south of the Chinese province of Sichuan. Sichuan is one of the largest provinces in China, it is also one of the most affected by HIV which is why this camp is so important. The camp brings together children who are living with HIV and runs under the theme “love in the sunshine”. At the camp the children are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities in an environment they feel safe in, where they won’t be judged and where they will be respected by the other children and staff.

06/27/2018 03:30 PM
China Global Television Network interviews UNAIDS Executive Director about the AIDS response
During his recent visit to China, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé provided an overview of the response to AIDS and the challenges ahead to meet the goal of ending AIDS by 2030 during an interview with Tian Wei from the China Global Television Network (CGTN).

06/27/2018 08:30 AM
New UNAIDS web portal reinforces its commitment to accountability and transparency
UNAIDS has launched a revamped transparency portal, open.unaids.org, which presents current data on how UNAIDS is working to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

06/26/2018 03:30 PM
UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board opens
The 42nd meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 26 to 28 June.

06/26/2018 12:45 PM
Transgender dignity key to health and well-being
According to the World Health Organization’s report Transgender people and HIV, transgender people are 49 times more likely to acquire HIV than all adults of reproductive age. They often face, from a young age, stigma, discrimination and social rejection in their homes and communities for expressing their gender identity. Such discrimination, violence and criminalization prevent transgender people from getting the HIV services they need to stay healthy.

06/22/2018 02:00 PM
Women’s rights advocates join UNAIDS to address sexual harassment
For decades, women’s rights leaders and civil society organizations have been actively working to advance gender equality. Civil society have also been critical partners to UNAIDS since its inception in 1996, UNAIDS being the only United Nations organization to include non-governmental organizations as active participants on its board.