People living with HIV or AIDS

Resource
September 17, 2018

This infographic outlines the key reasons for the growing number of people over 50 living with HIV, the lack of access to health services and treatment challenges they often face, as well as the gaps in scientific understanding with regard to the needs of the ageing HIV

Resource
September 17, 2018

The availability of potent antiretroviral therapy (ART) has transformed the HIV epidemic, changing HIV disease from a fatal illness to a chronic, manageable condition.

News
September 14, 2018

Older people living with HIV describe a range of strategies to maintain or improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing, according to an English study published in AIDS Care. Many people said they shifted the focus of their attention away from HIV to other aspects of their lives.

Resource
September 11, 2018

This booklet provides information on living well with HIV as you get older.

Blog
September 10, 2018

Over the last three decades, a range of biomedical and behavioral approaches have dramatically reduced HIV incidence throughout the world and improved the quality and availability of life-saving treatment for those living with HIV.

Resource
September 10, 2018

A recently concluded randomized study in Tanzania found that short-term conditional cash and food transfers significantly improved HIV-infected patients’ possession of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and reduced patient loss to follow-up (LTFU).

Resource
August 24, 2018

Worldwide, a large proportion of all new HIV infections occur in people under age 25. AIDS is currently the leading cause of death among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and the second leading cause of death globally.

Resource
August 24, 2018

In the second instalment of our new series – Talking HIV – we hear from Jimmy and Favour from Malawi. Jimmy and Favour are both 19 and living with HIV. We hear them talk about what it’s really like being young and positive, their personal struggles and how they got through them.

Blog
August 23, 2018

A few years ago Dany Stolbunov, now 20, told his doctor in Ukraine that he wanted to go to medical school. He was sharing his ambitions with someone he admired and trusted, who he thought might believe in him, the person responsible for his care.

Resource
August 16, 2018

Several meta-analyses and systematic reviews of the literature examining factors associated with care entry, engagement and retention show that optimal lifelong engagement in HIV care can be threatened by a range of factors at the individual, social, and structural levels.