Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Nigerian official who called anti-gay law “democracy in action” served on International AIDS Society’s governing council

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When Nigeria acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs Viola Onwuliri defended President Goodluck Jonathan’s signature on the country’s brutal new anti-homosexuality law, the couple of weeks preceding had to have been a tough time to answer for her country. The law, for reasons obvious to donors, doctors, advocates and others involved in global efforts to combat […]

HIV success ratings are in the eye of the beholder

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While the majority of Africans across 34 countries give low ratings to their governments’ job of providing such basic infrastructure needs as water, sanitation, and electricity, across the continent — from Swaziland to Cameroon, from Uganda to Nigeria — governments receive “an absolute majority” of high marks for their efforts to combat HIV and AIDS. […]