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Teens living with HIV: Together we are louder, together we are heard

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 22, 2018

For a majority of people, HIV was equal to AIDS. Yet Yana Panfilova’s – an HIV positive teen activist – mother, who organized support groups for HIV-positive children, made her realize that HIV doesn’t kill. Ignorance does. Read more »

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Preventing HIV and AIDs

Posted by: Guest Author November 22, 2018

HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women is one of the main priority areas of UNICEF’s HIV and AIDS programme. The urgent need to do better for this neglected yet vulnerable population is clear: Every hour, 30 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are newly infected with HIV, and most of them are girls. Read more »

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Ending the wait for an HIV diagnosis on World Health Day 2018

Posted by: UNICEF April 7, 2018

Babies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo can wait months for HIV results, but new technology can give a result the same day, speeding up treatment, and saving lives. Read more »

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For every child, health: HIV Support for children in Sierra Leone

Posted by: UNICEF December 1, 2017

In Sierra Leone, all children living with HIV can be enrolled in antiretroviral treatment free of charge. At the HAPPY Kids and Adolescents centre, kids get the support to lead happy and healthy lives. Read more »

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Meet Livey: From pregnant and HIV-positive teen to inspiring young mayor

Posted by: UNICEF November 26, 2016

Livey Van Wyk, 31, has come a long way from pregnant and HIV-positive teenager to becoming a fulfilled mother and an influential and inspiring young mayor who is the pride of her native Namibia. Her life tells a powerful story of courage and hope, in which UNICEF played a crucial role to help her not only survive, but also thrive. Read more »

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Innovation for life

Posted by: UNICEF July 20, 2016

Innovation technology is reaching children who need it the most in Malawi. Read more »

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I could not stand idly by - A powerful story for World AIDS Day

Posted by: Guest Author November 30, 2015

Mani Djelassem Virgille is a brave young woman, advocating for children living with HIV. We share her story for World AIDS Day. Read more »

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David’s Field Blog: Child Welfare Directors in China

Posted by: David Morley September 18, 2012

David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, is in China conducting a field visit overseeing UNICEF’s work in Yunnan province. Read more »

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The End of HIV and AIDS?

Posted by: Emily McNally July 30, 2012

We've come a long way – but there's a long way still to go for children. Read more »

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Towards an AIDS-free Generation

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit July 23, 2012

An AIDS-free generation once seemed just a dream. Now we can make it a reality! Read more »

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