A famous Ghanaian Aids activist, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, has confessed lying about her HIV status, a claim the country's Aids Commission has strongly challenged, insisting there is enough evidence she tested positive for the virus in 2007.
- Tinishu Solomon
More than 3,300 Ethiopians on Sunday took part in voluntary HIV testing in what organisers hope is a record-breaking feat.
South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years to buy HIV/AIDS drugs for public hospitals, a government minister said on Monday, as a study shows the prevalence of the virus is rising.
Pfizer Inc and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Thursday announced an agreement to expand access to the drugmaker's long-acting Sayana Press contraceptive to women in 69 of the world's poorest countries.