Online Game for HIV Prevention Is Launched By UNICEF In Swahili:“Ungefanyaje”

UNICEF launched its first interactive feature in Swahili on October 30,2006. It is an online game that empowers young people to make good life choices about and prevent HIV. 

European Union donates funds to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for Zimbabwe’s rural poor.

The European Union has donated 3.7m Euro (approx US$4.7million) to a UNICEF project that will reach 500,000 Zimbabweans with improved sanitation, hygiene and water facilities. The project focuses on those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) studies show good outcomes in antiretroviral treatment (ART) of children living with HIV/AIDS

Two new studies released by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto last week demonstrate good outcomes in antiretroviral treatment (ART) of children living with HIV/AIDS across a wide array of resource-poor settings, but also show that pediatric drug formulations are excessively overpriced, costing up to six times more than adult equivalents.

United Nations-Backed Global Fund Says Investment In Treatment And Prevention Pays Off

The number of people being treated for HIV/AIDS through resources provided by the United Nations-backed Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has risen to more than half a million, while programmes it has supported to distribute insecticide-treated bed nets in malaria-plagued countries are now reaching more than 11 million people, officials reported.

United Kingdom Doubles Support For Global Fund

The United Kingdom announced on 3 August 2005 that it is doubling, from 51 million pounds to 100 million pounds, its yearly support in 2006 and 2007 to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Creative Approach Allows Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) To Treat Children With Aids: But Enormous Challenges Remain

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is successfully treating an increasing number of children living with HIV/AIDS, according to data from MSF treatment programs presented at a "late breaker" session at the 3rd International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro.

YouthNet Provides Youth Participation Guide

The Youth Participation Guide seeks to increase the level of meaningful youth participation in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programming at an institutional and programmatic level.

Global Creative Summit on HIV/AIDS at the United Nations

On November 23, 2004, more than 100 creative and programming directors from 35 media companies, leading media figures and non-government organizations from around the world met at the United Nations Headquarters to exchange ideas on how to incorporate HIV/AIDS messages into short- and long-form programming.

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