There is a lot to be hopeful for as we approach the milestone of reaching the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Much has been achieved—fewer people are dying of AIDS-related illnesses and the rate of new HIV infections has fallen by more than 17% since 2001.
AIDSspace is an online community for connecting people, sharing knowledge and providing services for the 34 million people living with HIV and the millions engaged in the AIDS response. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is the founding partner of AIDSspace.
Launched in 2003, the Database of African Theses and Dissertations (DATAD) is a programme to improve management and access to African scholarly work. Theses and dissertations represent a significant proportion of Africa’s research activity.