HIV/AIDS

Life stories on HIV: photos and videos

2016

WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing
  • Find out more about HIV self-testing
    November 2016 | Video [duration 03:52]
    Find out more about HIV self-testing - a simple, private way to test for HIV – which is being promoted to reach population groups who have not yet tested for HIV.

Love Saidi is collecting antiretrovirals for her husband and herself. By starting HIV treatment early, Love was able to ensure her baby, Patience, was born HIV-free.

The STAR project started a pilot study in Chifunga outside Blantyre, Malawi, to see if HIV self-testing can help reach people who may not otherwise test for HIV.
  • Malawi villagers embrace HIV self-testing
    September 2016 | Photo story
    The STAR project started a pilot study in Chifunga outside Blantyre, Malawi, to see if HIV self-testing can help reach people who may not otherwise test for HIV.

Thailand, Belarus and Armenia eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV - event at the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, June 2016

Side event to the 69th World Health Assembly where Brazil, South Africa, Thailand, and Zimbabwe shared their experience in leading the way with PrEP and HIV self-testing implementation.