AIDS

New UN workplace HIV initiative marks milestone, says Ban Ki-moon

A new workplace programme on HIV to provide such services as training, counselling and testing for United Nations staff and their families was launched today, marking a “milestone” for the world body’s response to the virus, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

UN anti-narcotics arm and OPEC partner to curb HIV among drug users

The United Nations anti-narcotics agency today joined forces with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) in a bid to rein in the spread of HIV among drug users.

Largest-ever Eastern Europe/Central Asia AIDS conference kicks off – UN

The United Nations is taking part in the largest-ever AIDS conference covering Eastern Europe and Central Asia which kicks off tomorrow in Moscow.