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Bill Gates on ending disease, saving lives: 'Time is on our side'

The billionaire's foundation aims to eliminate many of the world's preventable diseases, but it has its critics.

HIV

Man 'free of HIV' after stem cell transplant

Although the patient has been in remission for 18 months, doctors cautioned it was too early to say he had been cured.

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

China

China scientist condemned for gene-editing babies, loses job

He Jiankui fired by Shenzhen-based university as China says he defied government bans in pursuit of personal profit.

China scientist condemned for gene-editing babies, loses job

Yemen

The forgotten: Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen

Most Yemenis living with HIV/AIDS face stigma and discrimination, even from their own families.

The forgotten: Living with HIV in war-ravaged Yemen

Africa

World AIDS awareness day march in Cape Town

Around 7.5 million South Africans live with HIV – one of the highest rates in the world.

HIV

World Aids Day: Eradicating the stigma of HIV in Uzbekistan

In May 2017, Azima became the first person in Uzbekistan's history to publicly come out as HIV-positive.

World Aids Day: Eradicating the stigma of HIV in Uzbekistan

China

China sees AIDS cases surge

A 14 percent increase in HIV victims means almost one million new diagnoses in the world's most populous nation.

China sees AIDS cases surge

Opinion

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1986 and I'm still around

We have made a lot of progress against AIDS, but the fight is not over yet.

Shaun Mellors

by Shaun Mellors

Shaun Mellors

Philippines

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Critics say President Duterte's statement deriding condom use as 'not satisfying' harms advocacy to prevent HIV.

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Reporter's Notebook

'Women and girls will die': Trump's foreign aid rule on abortion

An insight into the far-reaching consequences of Donald Trump's ban on US funds going to foreign aid organisations that promote or perform abortions.

Aids

World Aids Day: Groups say Trump failing on HIV fight

Advocates warn proposed cuts to HIV/Aids prevention programmes and strategy shift could stall progress against epidemic.

World Aids Day: Groups say Trump failing on HIV fight

Interactive

HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

Although the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased over the years, the number of total infections is still rising.

HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

HIV

Chile struggles with growing HIV rate

Chile's government is struggling to control a growing number of new HIV cases. The country has one of the highest rates of new infections in Latin America.

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King Letsie III of Lesotho: Ready for more power

The king of Lesotho says he is willing to play a larger political role, if asked to do so.

Africa

UN announces new deal to cut HIV drug costs

A deal announced at the UN will supply a new HIV drug to millions of patients in developing countries for $75 dollars, as opposed to $75 a day, which is the pill's price in the US.