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15 Stories You Shouldn’t Miss on World AIDS Day

From frontline health workers to families everywhere, AIDS has been changing life stories for over 30 years. Now we're changing the story of AIDS—and maybe even ending it.

In Kenya, One Mother's Struggle for an HIV-Free Family

The right training can help health workers reach mothers like Ruby, who was in denial for years after she was diagnosed with HIV.

In Tanzania, Medical Circumcision Services Rely on a Predominantly Female Nursing Workforce

One woman talks about the ups and downs of providing this HIV risk-reducing service.

Young People Need HIV Care and Services, Too

When it comes to HIV care, adolescents are often left behind. But a team at Shanamutango Clinic is working to change that for Namibia's young people.

From Cholera to Scholarship: How a Turkana Boy Became a Nurse

Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.

For HIV Counselors in Zambia, Work Hits Close to Home

Albert and Philip search the local churches, bars, schools, and markets, offering help to those who are at risk but often out of reach.

HIV Testing Support in Tanzania Puts Emphasis on Impact

Some international NGOs are changing the way they work in Tanzania as the CDC forges a new path toward the AIDS-free generation.

Health Workforce Shortage Weakens AIDS Response

Africa needs over a million more health workers for HIV care.

Top 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2015

Mobile tech. Global health security. Cancer. We’ve got our eyes on 10 topics that will shape 2015 for many of us—especially the health workforce.

Dads Can Help Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Tanzania

Most men in Tanzania encourage their pregnant, HIV-positive partners to seek health services, but don't participate or get tested.