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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.

In Juba, Women Are on the Front Lines Fighting HIV—and the Stigma Still Attached to It

HIV peer group leaders and members dedicate their time and energy so children, women, and families around the world can get the HIV care they need.

To Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation, We Need More Problem Solvers

Putting what we already know works into practice is key to the fight against AIDS.

Imelda Achieng Wants to Find a Cure for HIV for Her Mum

A loan fund in Kenya is helping this pharmacy student keep her promise from childhood.

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