Monthly Archives: November 2015

UN health agency urges expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV

30 November 2015 – Expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV is the key to ending the AIDS epidemic within a generation, the World Health Organization announced on the eve of World AIDS …


Dec 1, 2015

AIDS continues to be a major global health and development challenge. Since its emergence as one of the most brutal and debilitating diseases in history, it has already claimed the lives of …

World AIDS Day: record drop in cost of HIV treatment

Nov 30, 2015

Despite tremendous progress over the last two decades, AIDS continues to be a devastating disease affecting millions of people around the world, with 36.9 million people currently living with HIV.

Yet on …

Some 3.2 billion people now online, but number still falls short of Internet target – UN report

30 November 2015 – Some 3.2 billion people are now online, representing 43.4 per cent of the global population, but the number still falls significantly short of reaching the anticipated goal of 60 per cent …

Almost half the world's households now online

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ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao addresses the 13th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS 2015) in Hiroshima, Japan. Photo: ITU/D. Woldu

By the end of this year, nearly half of the world’s …

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