You are here: Home » HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

Living with HIV in Africa: personal stories

07/23/2012 | Lilly Peel

Aliness Munyanta is HIV positive but her daughter is not, thanks to drugs that help prevent mother to child transmission - Richard Mulonga | Panos London

What does it mean to live with HIV and AIDS in the developing world? With the International AIDS Conference in full swing this week, we have put together a collection of stories and first-person accounts from courageous men and women in Africa who are tackling their HIV status.

HIV, discrimination and Islam

06/20/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly

Siphiwe Hlophe, founder of Swaziland Positive Living, stands next to a giant elevated ribbon, made with over 6,000 red flowers representing the number of people that die every day of AIDS related illnesses - Steve Forrest | Panos Pictures

One woman living with HIV talks about the importance of her faith in living with her condition and the challenges of tackling stigma and discrimination amongst Muslims.

‘I was born a Leo’

06/19/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly

I was born a Leo - Panos London

An interview and photography slideshow looking at one woman’s experience about trying to find work while living with HIV. She describes the feeling of vulnerability that she encounters, even in such innocuous situations as taking a bus ride.

Discrimination at the clinic

06/18/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly

Tell us about the first time you went to get tested - Panos London

A young African gay man talks about what happens when you go to get tested for HIV. He challenges the appropriateness of some of the questions he finds discriminatory and can stop African men from getting tested.

Controversy as methadone treatment reaches Manipur

05/21/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati

People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) and relatives lighting candles - Thingnam Anjulika | Panos London

Ambra blogs about some controversial topics around treating people with drug dependencies in Manipur. Also, a new initiative looks to diagnose HIV in infants as early as possible.

‘No alternatives’ drive HIV positive woman to sex work

04/16/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati

An AIDS awareness poster hangs in a corner of Nungshi's hut - Anjulika Thingnam | Panos London

Caring for two children can be difficult in Manipur, especially when you have no means of stable income. Some women turn to the only source of income available to them. Women Action for Development has been supporting Nungshi (not her real name) to start a new life.

HIV: passing the test word around London

04/05/2012 | Richard Kavuma

Siphiwe Hlophe, founder of Swaziland Positive Living, stands next to a giant elevated ribbon, made with over 6,000 red flowers representing the number of people that die every day of AIDS related illnesses - Steve Forrest | Panos Pictures

Richard Kavuma visits with the Naz Project London and learns more about some of the obstacles faced when trying to raise awareness, understanding and prudence about HIV.

Talking and listening together to make healthcare better

03/19/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly

Discussing healthcare in a Beyond Consultation workshop - Andrew Testa | Panos London

Panos London, working with Naz Project London, is pleased to announce a new publication – Beyond Consultation: a guide for health commissioners.

Beyond consultation: a guide for commissioners

03/12/2012 | Rob Safar

Doctor Marita Koumettou with a patient at the Dukes Avenue Practice, an NHS doctor's surgery in North London - Andrew Testa | Panos Pictures

Bringing service users and health staff together to shape and improve services and to identify and test practical changes is no easy task, but it is a valuable process.

ARV treatment can work miracles

12/24/2011 | Zarina Geloo

Aliness Munyanta and her 20-month-old daughter in Lusaka - Zarina Geloo | Panos London

Aliness Munyanta speaks to us about how Anti RetroViral treatment helped her to conceive a beautiful baby girl after losing two children to AIDS.

You are browsing items tagged with HIV/AIDS.