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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.

Hunger rife among India’s tribal children

02/15/2012 | Divya Gupta

Anita feeds her 18 month old malnourished daughter Rajni at the nutritional rehabilitation centre in the pediatric ward at Maharani Laxmibai Medical College in Jhansi - Sanjit Das | Panos Pictures

A new Save the Children report claims that half of all children in India are stunted from malnutrition, with many going without food entirely. Divya Gupta visited tribal communities in Madhya Pradesh to discover what it means not to have enough food.

No one here escapes malaria

02/10/2012 | Kaidia Samaké

Village women listen to an educational talk regarding the dangers of female circumcision - Alfredo Caliz | Panos Pictures

Kaidia blogs about health issues for the children of Mali, from malaria to female genital mutilation.

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.

Panos London coverage on World AIDS Day

12/05/2011 | Panos London

Purple Romero features in SvD on 2-12-2011

To mark World AIDS Day, Panos London produced a set of features on the issue of HIV and AIDS. They offered readers insights into the experiences of people living with, fighting against and being educated about the global epidemic.

Sun’s rays power Kyrgyz hospitals

07/05/2011 | Komila Nabiyeva

Mountainous territory and poor infrastructure means electricity supply in Kyrgyzstan is erratic / Chris Sattlberger - Panos London

From next month, five hospitals in remote mountainous provinces of Kyrgyzstan will start using solar panels to transform the sun’s rays into clean energy and hot water. Komila Nabiyeva spoke to the Kyrgyz delegation at the recent UNFCCC climate change talks in Bonn to find out more about the project

Moralising fails to curb teen pregnancies

07/05/2010 | Tania Ghosh

Researchers have criticised the attitude of health service providers in Ecuador, saying their judgmental approach is compromising adolescent girls' rights to sexual healthcare.

Macho culture fuels spread of TB in prisons

05/10/2010 | Tania Ghosh

Macho culture in South American prisons is helping to fuel the spread of tuberculosis (TB) among male inmates, according to researchers. A new study suggests that male inmates are reluctant to tell their cellmates they are ill and fail to seek medical attention in case they appear weak.

Nepali women’s groups help cut infant deaths

03/29/2010 | Tania Ghosh

A new report claims that women's groups in Nepal have helped to cut deaths among mothers and newborn babies by up to 30 per cent. The study suggests this was achieved by developing women's confidence and encouraging them to share their experiences of childbirth.

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