Category - HIV-AIDS

  • June 13, 2011

    Yemen has been much in the news of late – and the situation there is often portrayed rather negatively. Ekklesia’s Simon Barrow interviewed Progressio’s enterprising on-the-ground representative in Yemen, Abeer Al-Absi, to find out how she sees the situation, and to discover how the strands of hope can be threaded together. The discussion includes the role of women and the HIV-AIDS challenge.

  • May 25, 2011

    Food and worship together form an ideal way of breaking the silence on HIV, the Church of Scotland's General Assembly meeting in Edinburgh has been told.

  • May 23, 2011

    Official figures released this month show that the number of people with HIV/AIDS in West Papua has grown by more than 30 per cent in four months.

  • March 31, 2011

    A new report by Progressio is urging religious leaders to reflect on how faith communities can help or hinder support for people living with HIV.

  • March 31, 2011

    A Kenyan church leader, who used to believe HIV was God's punishment, has changed, and is up for an award celebrating her work against prejudice.

  • February 7, 2011

    After revelations of misappropriated funds, a prominent health partnership that fights AIDS has announced it is toughening its internal anti-fraud efforts.

  • December 22, 2010

    An NGO in Somaliland working with people who have been abandoned by their families because of HIV and AIDS, has won a prestigious human rights award.

  • December 8, 2010

    Church and civil society organisations are pressing world governments to commit to their fair share of the £840 million Global HIV Fund for 2011-13.

  • December 2, 2010

    Desmond Tutu has called on world leaders to take action to accelerate a decline in new HIV infections through activism that promotes prevention measures.

  • December 1, 2010

    World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity for national AIDS programmes, faith organisations, community organisations, individuals and governments around the world to focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic and to emphasise the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response at all levels.