13 September 2016 – The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International AIDS Society's Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research are developing a prioritized research agenda on HIV services for children and adolescents. If you are a HIV researcher, programme manager, clinician, implementer, community partner or advocate, or a young person interested in HIV among children and adolescents, we invite you to participate in this important process.
20 July 2016 - UNITAID and the World Health Organization (WHO) today released the second edition of the landscape report on HIV Self-testing which shows that 16 countries have adopted HIV self-testing policies, while many others are currently developing them. Released at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, the report summarizes latest technologies for HIV self-testing, including estimates for demand, supply, and pricing.
18 July 2016 - The World Health Organization issues a new report today highlighting challenges in scaling up access to HIV treatment. It alerts countries of worrying low levels of HIV treatment adherence and retention rates and the need to ensure the quality of their HIV services to achieve long-term impact.
People living with HIV
36.7 million There were approximately 36.7 million people living with HIV at the end of 2015.For more: Data and statistics
People on antiretroviral therapy
17 millionIncluding 2 million people who started treatment in 2015.For more: Global AIDS Update 2016
7 out of 107 out of 10 pregnant women living with HIV received antiretroviral treatment.For more: Data and statistics
Increase in number of countries adopting HIV self-testing policies
WHO warns countries of growing risk of HIV drug resistance
HIV drug resistance Global Action Plan newsletter
HIV and Hepatitis Update - July 2016
Bringing HIV self-testing policy to the forefront