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.

In September 2018, a huge earthquake struck Indri's home island, killing thousands. Relieved that she made it to safety, Indri also felt an urgent need to give back to her community.
Joint statement by the co-chairs of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition welcoming the Global Partnership to Eliminate all forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination.
1 December is World AIDS Day. Over the past few decades, HIV and AIDS have been discussed a lot, but what do you really know about them? Find out in our quiz...
Having to stop crucial HIV prevention work with immediate effect was quite a shock for Chipili Mulemfwe, former services delivery manager at the USAID Open doors project run by Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia.
34-year-old Thomas talks about the impact funding cuts have had on his role as a peer educator, and the reduction of outreach services within the wider community; particularly for those needing HIV health care.
When Joyce tested positive for HIV, she wasn't ready to start taking medication but with the help, guidance and support of Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ), she successfully started her treatment and began to feel happier about her situation. But now, the Global Gag Rule threatens her future.
For 50 years, the Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) has provided sexual and reproductive health care, including contraception, safe abortion, HIV treatment. The reinstatement of the Global Gag Rule by the US administration has forced the organisation to shut down life-saving services to key populations.
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The following technical brief aim to provide an overview of the research to date, current WHO guidance, and recommendations for IPPF on the use of dolutegravir (DTG).
Joseph talks about the challenges of accessing quality and confidential health care as a young gay man living in Botswana.
Jackie is a peer outreach worker who encourages local sex workers to attend the Nkaikela Youth Group where BOFWA nurses provide vital health care.