HIV and STIs

The majority of HIV infections are sexually transmitted or are associated with pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. 

Our work links prevention with treatment, care and support, reduces HIV-related stigma and discrimination, and responds to unique regional and national characteristics of the epidemic.

Mankayane, Swaziland - On 1 December, IPPF Director-General, Tewodros Melesse, made an address on the occasion of World AIDS Day in the Kingdom of Swaziland along with His Excellency the Right Honourable Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Paul Dlamini, Honourable Minister ...
This year to mark World AIDS Day I travelled to Swaziland in southern Africa. I saw and heard first hand stories from a country that has made huge inroads in its efforts to curtail the HIV epidemic but it also ...
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In Christine Latim’s thatched hut in rural Uganda the portrait of her late husband hangs in pride of place on the wall. The 45-year-old grandmother says she thinks her husband died of an HIV-related infection. She is living with HIV ...
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IPPF join forces with Durex on December 1st to raise awareness of the risks of unprotected sex as more than 75% of 16-35 year olds surveyed* use emojis to discuss sex, with 9 out of 10 claiming that a safe ...
“Open Umbrella with Raindrops” emoji revealed as the people’s choice following a global poll* in response to Unicode’s refusal to create an official Condom Emoji. To mark World AIDS Day Durex calls for people to use and share the “Umbrella ...
Preventing HIV among adolescent girls and young women in sub Saharan Africa is critical if we are to end AIDS by 2030. We know that gender inequality increases HIV vulnerability of adolescent girls and young women and continues to be ...
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Overview

Uganda has one of the highest fertility ...