King January 20, 2020

This was mentioned in a report submitted to the Islamabad High Court (IHC) by Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari. The court had earlier formed a commission, headed by Shireen Mazari, for making a complete report about the facilities and recommendations for reforms in jails. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah resumed the hearing of […]

King January 4, 2020

Hundreds of people could have avoided HIV infection from contaminated blood products if help had been sought from Scotland, new evidence suggests. A letter dated January 1990 shows a Scottish facility had spare capacity to produce the blood clotting agent Factor VIII, used to treat haemophiliacs. Instead, English health authorities continued to import large amounts […]

King July 30, 2019

Legislators’ Forum on AIDS (LFA) organised one day advocacy programme on HIV & AIDS on July 26, at Witter Theological College Vankhosung, Wokha. Giving a power-point presentation on HIV and AIDS scenario, Dr. Vinito L. Chishi shared the concern on increasing number of HIV infection in the state. He also shared on the roles and […]

King June 18, 2019

ST. LOUIS – A local organization is doing its part in the fight against HIV/AIDS and cancer by providing meals to those who are struggling with hunger. Volunteers at Food Outreach are cooking up something good. Mike Polcyn is the executive chef at Food Outreach, where the mission is nutrition. “I prepare meals for our […]

King June 15, 2019

Deputy President David Mabuza delivering the closing address at the 9th South African Aids Conference at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on 14 June 2019. Picture: @PresidencyZA/Twitter. Deputy President David Mabuza says South Africa is not doing enough to prevent new HIV infections. Mabuza delivered the closing address at the 9th […]

King May 20, 2019

When the sun rises in this remote region of northern Kenya at 6 a.m., it is a new dawn for Missionary Sr. Lilly Manavalan. Her day starts with a trek for over an hour across a deep valley to reach the streets where she can find vulnerable children living with HIV. On a normal day, […]

King May 5, 2019

 In the 1980s leaflets were sent to every household warning the public: ‘Don’t die of ignorance.’ Photograph: Nils Jorgensen/Rex In 1982, one year after the first Aids-related death in the UK, the DJ and Hansard reporter Terry Higgins died. His partner, Rupert Whitaker, and friends established what would become the Terrence Higgins Trust, now the […]

King April 1, 2019

 People living with HIV/Aids celebrate a 2012 Kenyan high court ruling facilitating continued access to drugs. Seven years on, the country will soon be able to manufacture its own drugs. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters Construction has started on a multimillion dollar Aids drug factory that will become the largest in Africa when it opens later this year. The […]

King March 9, 2019

Since news broke this week that a second HIV-positive patient was cured of the virus that causes AIDS, four people asked Dr. Ray Martins if they could have the stem-cell surgery. The Washington doctor said he wouldn’t recommend it. Doctors are hailing news of a potential breakthrough on a condition that has killed hundreds of thousands in the United […]