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  • 30 Aug 2011
    Report: More than half of Cambodia's HIV-affected households go hungry

    More than half of Cambodians living with HIV were hungry and lacked adequate food supplies in 2010, compared to just over one third of those not affected by HIV, according to a new report launched last week in Phnom Penh.

  • 23 Aug 2011
    UNDP, Philippines take aim at HIV through local leaders

    UNDP and the Philippine government are working together to address the Southeast Asian country’s rising number of new HIV cases, scaling up outreach and intervention based on local leadership.

  • 19 Aug 2011
    Free HIV/AIDS treatment for 400,000 people in Zambia

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on behalf of the Ministry of Health in Zambia, has signed two Global Fund grants totalling US$141.8 million that will allow some 400,000 people to access free HIV/AIDS treatment over the next two years.

  • 02 Aug 2011
    UNDP HIV programme aims to reach youth in Belize

    UNDP is now implementing an HIV/AIDS grant agreement with Belize for programmes that notably aim to treat and prevent the disease among the Central American country’s large cohort of teens and young adults.

  • 28 Jul 2011
    UNDP, Global Fund back El Salvador’s HIV/AIDS efforts

    With its densely packed population and a healthcare system still recovering after a long-running civil war, El Salvador is getting vital support from UNDP and the Global Fund to treat thousands of HIV/AIDS cases and prevent the virus from spreading in the Central American country. 

  • 07 Jul 2011
    UNDP welcomes Germany’s renewed funding of Global Fund projects

    UNDP welcomes Germany’s decision to reinstate half the funding it had withheld from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, & Malaria, substantially aiding international efforts to fight the three diseases. 

  • 29 Jun 2011
    Officials, experts call for better HIV law, action in Latin America

    Eighty-nine officials and experts from 18 Latin American countries concluded two days of talks here Monday calling for an end to violence and discrimination against people living with HIV and better access to potentially life-saving HIV treatments.

  • 08 Jun 2011
    Clark: HIV Prevention - What can be done to get to Zero New Infections?

    “What stands in the way of getting to zero new infections? How do we renew HIV prevention 30 years into the epidemic?” While the global annual rate of new HIV infections declined by nearly 25 per cent between 2001 and 2009, the epidemic continues to outpace the response. Two people were newly infected for each individual who started antiretroviral therapy in 2009.

  • 08 Jun 2011
    UNDP Chief: AIDS, Health and Development: Who owns the AIDS response?

    While the HIV/AIDS epidemic is far from over, we all recognize the enormous achievements over the past decade in boosting prevention and treatment around the globe.

  • 19 May 2011
    Rebeca Grynspan: Statement at the Global Migration Group Symposium

  • 18 May 2011
    Homophobic hate crimes on the rise, UN human rights chief warns

    Hate crimes against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people are rising around the world, the UN human rights chief said today, urging governments to do much more to eliminate discrimination and prejudice based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • 17 May 2011
    Rebeca Grynspan: Message on the International Day Against Homophobia

  • 16 May 2011
    Clark: Launch of the Second MDG Progress Report in the Kyrgyz Republic

  • 31 Mar 2011
    UNDP manages global fund HIV grant to Belize

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has begun implementing an HIV/AIDS grant agreement with Belize for programmes that notably aim to treat and prevent the disease among the country’s large cohort of teens and young adults.

  • 15 Mar 2011
    UNAIDS/UNDP/WHO concerned over sustainability of HIV treatment

    In a new policy brief (attached below) launched today, UNAIDS, UNDP and WHO urge countries, where appropriate, to use the intellectual property and trade flexibilities set out in the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), and the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS agreement and public health, in order to reduce the price of HIV medicines and expand access to people most in need.

  • 15 Mar 2011
    Brazil Carnival highlights anti-poverty goals

    One of the most famous acts of the annual Carnival in Brazil this year dedicated itself to raising awareness about anti-poverty goals among thousands of people in Salvador, capital of the northeastern state of Bahia.

  • 09 Mar 2011
    UNDP helps Syria achieve tuberculosis breakthrough

    Support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has increased success in target areas of a programme by the Government of Syria to bring down national TB infection rates. The rate of nationwide TB prevalence dropped by nearly two thirds - from 18 to 6.7 cases per 100,000 people - between 2005 and 2008.

  • 04 Feb 2011
    UNDP Joins Global Fund in Announcing Enhanced Financial Safeguards

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced new measures aimed at strengthening even more of its safeguards against fraud and corruption in the global fight against pandemic diseases in the developing world. UNDP also welcomed the similar safeguards just announced by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

  • 26 Jan 2011
    Burkina Faso: women help stop the spread of HIV and AIDS

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced new measures aimed at strengthening even more of its safeguards against fraud and corruption in the global fight against pandemic diseases in the developing world. UNDP also welcomed the similar safeguards just announced by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

  • 01 Dec 2010
    In Southern Sudan, successes reported in HIV-AIDS fight

    UNDP’s Southern Sudan project to combat HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has given HIV training and education to more than 140,000 young people. Some 3,835 HIV positive patients are currently antiretroviral therapies (ART), with 379 among them also being treated for tuberculosis. Another 84,000 people have been tested and counseled for HIV.