Category: HIV

HIV

HIV : The MENA region still has one of the lowest HIV prevalence rates in the world (0.1%). However, MENA is increasingly becoming a region of concern regarding HIV and AIDS. Since 2001, new HIV infections have risen by 35%....

/ 23 October 2015

WHO Launches New HIV Treatment and Prevention Guidelines

The WHO has made two important new treatment recommendations that will affect all HIV treatment programmes. The recommendations are entitled the ’Early Release’ Guidelines on when to start antiretroviral therapy and on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV. The recommendations in this...

/ 14 October 2015

TREATMENT GUIDE

ITPC MENA has published a new comprehensive guide on the treatment of HIV infection in Arabic: ITPC MENA to publish in 2013 a comprehensive guide on the treatment of HIV infection in Arabic. The new guide is aimed at people...

/ 1 October 2015

The first Middle East and North Africa Community Advisory Board (MENA-CAB)

Casablanca, Morocco, 28 June-01 July 2014 Despite the fact that HIV prevalence in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa is believed to be low at least among the General Population, the rate of increase of new cases...

/ 10 July 2014

HIV Activists from the MENA Region Call on Gulf States to Contribute to the 4th Replenishment of the Global Fund

November 30, 2013 - On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2013, HIV treatment activists from the MENA region called on wealthy Gulf States to join the Global Fund donor’s community sharing responsibility and engagement in a common mission to...

/ 30 November 2013

UNAIDS Report Suggests AIDS Epidemic Could End by 2030

BY NICHOLAS CIMARUSTI SEPTEMBER 27 2013 The UNAIDS released its 2013 global HIV/AIDS report Monday. Its figures estimate a possible end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030, which would also affect pharmaceutical companies. UNAIDS released the 2013 global HIV/AIDS report...

/ 30 September 2013

GENERATION OF CHANGE: Portraits of HIV & AIDS Activists from MENA

The Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region is in turmoil. The trajectory and consequences of the current political, social and economic transformations rippling across the region will become clear in the years ahead. Meanwhile, the region is also experiencing one of...

/ 18 July 2012