Tag Archives: Countries

High rates of adolescents living with undiagnosed HIV in five high-burden countries

High rates of undiagnosed HIV were found amongst adolescents (aged between 10 – 19) across five high-burden countries in southern Africa, while the low rates of undetectable viral loads in those accessing treatment raises concerns around treatment effectiveness. This is the first study to estimate the number of adolescents living with HIV across Zimbabwe, Malawi,… Read More »

It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »

Universal Health Coverage Day 2019: List of Countries That Provide Universal Healthcare to All Its Citizens

Representational Image (Photo Credits: File Image) Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is significant for all countries to abide. Most of the nations in some way or the other have government plans that cover health care to all its citizens. While a few others offer full-time coverage. It ensures all people, everywhere, can get the quality health… Read More »

Countries everywhere are banning this, why aren’t we?

This week, Mercury-Free Dentistry Week, we celebrate amazing progress around the world, and we urge you to support the two keys to victory: Consumers for Dental Choice and mercury-free dentists. Consumers for Dental Choice is dismantling one of history’s major mistakes: the implanting of mercury in human teeth. Resistance from the pro-mercury wing of dentistry,… Read More »