Search Tag: AIDS

Executive Health Management

2017 06 Mar

AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), which gradually interferes with the immune system and makes a person more prone to infection and tumours, was first recognised in 1981. Since then, it has led to the deaths of more than 25 million people. According to the United Nations Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic2013 , an estimated... Read more

Executive Health Management

18th ICASA Conference 2015

2015 29 Nov

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa. Its current biennial hosting alternates between Anglophone and Francophone African countries. The 2015 ICASA will be held in Zimbabwe. The convening of the International Conference on AIDS... Read more

Health Management

2014 02 Dec

As World AIDS Day is celebrated on 1 December 2014, we profile Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, president of the International AIDS Society since 2012. Barré-Sinoussi is a French virologist, and a past winner of the International AIDS Society Prize. Her research has focused primarily on retroviruses. In 1983, she discovered the human immunodeficiency virus... Read more

Executive Health Management

December 1st Is World AIDS Day

2014 30 Nov

If you see someone wearing a red ribbon on the first day of December, it will be a reminder of World AIDS Day, an annual opportunity for the global community to come together to support the estimated 34 million individuals living with HIV, and to remember the millions who have died from the virus. The pandemic claimed more than 25 million lives between... Read more

Executive Health Management

Latest Research Project Renews Hopes for AIDS Vaccine

2013 28 Nov

December 1st is annual World AIDS Day, presenting an ideal opportunity to view the progress made by medical research in fighting the disease. There are 35 million people infected by HIV worldwide, hence the disease is still most prevalent. Despite the fact that antiretroviral drugs manage to slow down the progression of the condition, they come... Read more