12:59 07/09/2010
A grandmother and her grandsons in Venda, South Africa

Learnings from the UN High Level Meeting in New York

I was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (Northern Uganda) when I was a young girl. When I managed to escape and return home after two and a half years, it was discovered I was HIV positive.  That time, there were no free ARVs [antiretroviral drugs] and being HIV positive was like a death… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
A woman in Bangladesh

And the winner is…

When the Caregivers Action Network (CAN) finally gets down to nominating a goodwill ambassador, it seems to me that Stephen O’Brien,  the UK Minister for the Department for International Development, would be a good candidate. I say this because in an answer he gave on HIV/AIDS in the House of… Read more »

12:59 07/09/2010
Care and Support:The Forgotten Pillar of the HIV Response cover

Care and support paper launched

Last week I attended the launch of an important publication: Care and Support: The Forgotten Pillar of the HIV Response . VSO was one of the main contributing organisations to this publication through the UK Consortium on AIDS and Development.

Keynote speakers at the event were BaronRead more »


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