Reflecting on silver tier to EMTCT of HIV

The path to elimination of vertical transmission of HIV
The path to elimination of vertical transmission of HIV

On an annual basis, UNAIDS releases a global AIDS update report, which contains reflections on the reporting period, builds up to what can be expected, and makes recommendations on how countries need to respond to HIV at the national level, as well as collaboratively at regional and international levels.

On July 27, the most recent update titled – In Danger: Global AIDS Update 2022 was published. In it, new data are presented, which reveal how COVID-19 and other global crises shifted attention and resources away from HIV over the last two years, resulting in heightened risks which will invariably impact many lives.

UNAIDS calls for an increase in domestic funding for Health and HIV funding given the shift in major donor approaches and competing priorities with pandemics and the global economic crisis due to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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