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Know your HIV status: message from Anglican leaders on 30th World Aids Day

Anglican and Christians from other Churches are marking the 30th annual World Aids Day by promoting the importance of HIV testing.

30 November 2018

Bishop urges continued use of anti-retroviral medication after prayer for HIV/Aids

Bishop Brighton Malasa of Upper Shire, Malawi, has urged fellow religious leaders to take a leading role in the fight against HIV / Aids.

03 January 2018

Ugandan Mothers’ Union leader helps overcome HIV

A lay woman in Uganda is helping to build an HIV competent community and church, in a country where the epidemic is still a big challenge.

03 November 2017

Anglicans worldwide raise awareness on World Aids Day 2016

Anglicans across the Communion are marking World Aids Day on 1 December 2016 to raise awareness of HIV/Aids and help end the epidemic. 

01 December 2016

Faith-based groups at UN Aids conference

The United Nations’ 21st International Aids Conference got underway yesterday (Monday) as some 18,000 delegates from 183 countries gathered in Durban, South Africa.

19 July 2016

Church leaders undergo Public HIV test in battle against stigma

Christian leaders in the Philippines have undergone public HIV tests as part of a campaign against the stigmatisation of people with HIV/Aids.

27 June 2016

Archbishop Welby calls for "great further step" to end AIDS by 2030

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his strong support to the work of community-based responses to the global Aids epidemic ahead of next month’s UN High Level Meeting on Ending Aids in New York; calling for a “great further step” towards eradicating the disease as a global health threat by 2030.

18 May 2016

United Society backs plan to eradicate Aids by 2030

A UN plan to eradicate Aids as a public health threat by 2030 has been welcomed by the Anglican mission agency United Society; but UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon warns that instead of eradication, the Aids epidemic could be prolonged indefinitely if urgent action is not implemented within the next five years.

17 May 2016

HIV+ father finds health and hope

An HIV-positive father of four in Durban, South Africa has gone from losing hope to loving life

17 February 2016

Patent agreement welcomed as step to improve HIV treatment

As we mark World Aids Day 2015, the World Council of Churches-Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (WCC-EAA) welcomes a licence agreement between the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) for Daclatasvir, an important direct acting antiviral that is proven to help cure multiple genotypes of the hepatitis C virus (HCV).

01 December 2015