TIME Examines How U.S. HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts In Namibia Informing Programs In Atlanta; Other Media Outlets Report On World AIDS Day

TIME: In Addressing HIV, the U.S. Has a Lot to Learn From Namibia
“…The U.S. has played a leading role in the global HIV/AIDS response; bipartisan political support has led to the funding of multinational efforts to detect, prevent and treat the disease and the U.S. works hand in hand with developing countries to bolster health care access. But the situation in Atlanta shows how the U.S. still struggles to control the epidemic at home, particularly in certain pockets of the country where stigma and poor access to health care impede prevention and treatment…” (Bhatia, 11/29).

AFP: World AIDS Day: Kenya struggles to stop spread of HIV, as 8,000 children infected in 2018 (12/1).

AFP: World AIDS Day: Venezuela humanitarian crises worsens HIV-related deaths (12/1).

DW: S.African town surpasses U.N. targets to drive down HIV (Khumalo, 11/30).

DW: World AIDS Day: HIV infections rise in Brazil (Milz, 12/1).

Forbes: An HIV Vaccine By 2021? Here Is What Needs To Happen (Lee, 12/3).

The Guardian: South Africa begins rollout of cutting-edge HIV drug (Hodal, 11/30).

New Humanitarian: How the neglected AIDS epidemic hits women and girls hardest (Craig, 12/2).

NPR: How The Catholic Church Aided Both The Sick And The Sickness As HIV Spread (Garcia-Navarro, 12/1).

Xinhua: Feature: HIV positive persons in Greece still fight for better life, against misinformation and stigma (Spiliopoulou/Anagnostopoulou, 12/1).

Xinhua: Ghana calls for united effort to fight HIV stigma (12/2).

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