Cuba sets the bar by achieving elimination of mother-to-child HIV

Almost one month ago (end of June 2015), the WHO announced that Cuba is the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV and syphilis. Elimination in this case is defined as a reduction of transmission to such a low level that the disease or circumstance is no longer a public […]

Respect your sexual partners? Then know your HIV status.

Every year, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day in the US. This day was created to promote HIV testing. HIV/AIDS has become a chronic condition, no longer are people automatically destined to die quickly due to HIV/AIDS related illnesses. That’s great and all for everyone who knows they are HIV positive and are on […]