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.

Talk to Al Jazeera

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.

Aids

'Scales have tipped' in global fight against Aids

Report finds global Aids-related deaths nearly halved since 2005, but there's more work to do to combat the disease

Over half those with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN

Africa

Lesotho taxi drivers help lead fight against HIV

In Lesotho, country with second highest HIV rate, passengers learn about how male circumcision helps prevent infection.

Aids

Rescuing HIV orphans in India

In the absence of centres for Aids patients, Pastor Reji Thomas opened his home to orphaned boys infected with HIV.

Rescuing HIV orphans in India

Health

Could decriminalising sex work reduce HIV rates?

South African activists call for the decriminalisation of sex work to protect human rights and reduce spread of HIV.

South Africa's plan to tackle HIV among sex workers

Aids

Monkey study raises hope for 'functional' HIV cure

Surprise discovery of drugs for intestinal disorders suppressing HIV virus in monkeys spawns optimism for treatment.

Health

Living with HIV: 'There is nothing to fear'

Wilson Bukenya was born with HIV. He lost his parents to Aids when he was two. Now he refuses to be afraid of the virus.

Living with HIV: 'There is nothing to fear'

Aids

South Africa launches major new trial of AIDS vaccine

A highly efficient vaccine would be a "game-changer", but results of the new trials will take years, scientists say.

Witness

Rachel's HIV Revolution

In Burkina Faso, one women challenges stigma and educates mothers on how to prevent transmitting HIV to their children.

Health

UN: HIV rate in young African women disturbingly high

ARV treatment on the rise, but UN urges urgent action as thousands of young women continue to be infected with HIV.

UN: HIV rate in young African women disturbingly high

In the Field

Left out in the cold: Living with HIV in Russia

Talk to Al Jazeera travels to Russia to find out what's behind the fast-growing HIV/Aids epidemic.

Swaziland

Swaziland and HIV: Redrawing what it means to be a man

In a country with the highest HIV rate, notions of male pride and responsibility stop men getting diagnosed and treated.

Swaziland and HIV: Redrawing what it means to be a man