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To End HIV Stigma, We Must Fight a Long History

Health workers can play a key role in ending discrimination against people who live with HIV.

For HIV Clients in Zambia, Referrals Are Life-Changing

A simple document from a trained health worker can give clients the courage they need to face the virus head-on.

A Preacher on a Mission to End HIV in Zambia

Whether he’s on his bike, giving a sermon, or counseling at the clinic, Reverend Lusale is ready to talk to anyone about HIV.

Keeping Babies HIV-Free

This team of health workers in northern Namibia is determined to test 100% of babies born to HIV-positive mothers. And they're almost there.

More Babies Tested, Treated, and Born HIV-Free in Namibia

To end the country's HIV epidemic, new infections among children must be eliminated. This district is making it happen.

The Right Training Can Change Minds, Hearts, and HIV Services

Health workers who understand those at greatest risk of contracting HIV are more likely to reach them.

At One Namibian Hospital, Shorter Lines, Healthier Clients

In remote northern Namibia, Onandjokwe Hospital is becoming a national model for bringing health care to people where they live.

One Family’s Quiet Quest for Namibia’s HIV-Free Generation

A community health worker’s two daughters both share their mother’s air of calm, but only one shares her HIV status.

7 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2017

This year, our annual list from IntraHealth International is filled with abundant uncertainty, and a cautious hope for progress.

Meet the Health Workers Who Are Leading Us to an AIDS-Free Generation

These are the people and ideas we’ve got our eyes on this World AIDS Day.

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