HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS and CSD endorse creation of 2 million CHWs in support of 90-90-90

by |February 17th, 2017

On February 9, 2017, UNAIDS, the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University, and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg co-hosted an expert consultation at Columbia University to advance 90-90-90 and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3. The 90-90-90 agenda was launched by UNAIDS in 2014 to end the AIDS epidemic. The concept… read more

The End of AIDS

by |December 2nd, 2016

As featured in Project Syndicate | November 29, 2016 The AIDS pandemic claimed around 36 million lives between 1981 and 2016, and a similar number around the world currently live with the HIV virus. Some 1.2 million people died of AIDS last year, and another 1.8 million were infected. Those statistics are daunting, but the startling… read more

Categories: Global Health, HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS joins forces with the One Million Community Health Workers campaign to achieve the 90–90–90 treatment target

by |February 2nd, 2016

Press release by UNAIDS | 2 February 2016 UNAIDS and the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) initiative have announced a major strategic partnership to support the achievement of the 90–90–90 treatment target and to lay the foundation for sustainable health and development. The new partnership emerged at a high-level meeting of eight African health ministers… read more