An outbreak of Ebola has killed more than 670 people across Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. So what do we need to know about this highly contagious virus?
There is talk at Melbourne┐s International Aids Conference of ending Aids by 2030. But this requires the political will to help drug users and sex workers, rather than criminalising them.
There are fears that the fight against HIV is in danger as increasing numbers of countries introduce anti-gay laws. Health and Social Care Correspondent Victoria Macdonald reports from Melbourne.
Female genital mutilation used to be a taboo topic. Now attempting to put an end to it is on the prime minister's to-do list. But how robust can we be in estimating how many women are affected?
Kick and kill is a rather brutal phrase for a scientific endeavour but it precisely describes attempts to seek out HIV and then destroy it.
There was a time when the word 'cure' was never used in relation to HIV. It was thought to be too elusive, too unachievable. But something changed in the past decade.
The president of the International Aids Society delivered a heartfelt statement on the loss of six delegates in the destruction of Flight MH17, writes Victoria Macdonald.
There has been no fury and no barracking - but in the House of Lords ferocity belies what is being said. The debate? The right to die.
At Melbourne Airport, there's a welcome desk for delegates for the International Aids Conference. It is heartbreaking to know some will never arrive.