May 18 marks World AIDS Vaccine Day

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 10:42 GMT

HIV vaccine advocates celebrate this day by promoting the ongoing urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV and AIDS.

Memory of the day: Discovery of the AIDS virus is officially announced in 1981

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 11:35 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 1.

World celebrates AIDS Vaccine Day in May

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Although Antiretroviral treatment may slow the progression of AIDS and reduce the mortality rate by the HIV, there is still no vaccine or radical treatment for this disease.

National AIDS Program: Only 13K people live with HIV in Egypt

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 10:54 GMT

"According to local data released in November 2019, the number of people living with HIV in Egypt is 13,000," said National AIDS Program member Faten Bayoumi at the 31st AIDS Day in Cairo on December 1.

In World AIDS Day: Egypt is among the lowest in infection

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The event aims at encouraging people to check up their HIV infection status, and promoting the “Ending AIDS 2030” agenda among policy-makers.

Plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030, rate recedes to 0.02% in 2018: MoH

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 04:04 GMT

The Ministry of Health has set a plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030, Alaa Eid, head of Preventive Medicine Sector at the Ministry of Health, told Egypt Today on Friday.

World AIDS Day: Supporting HIV fighters

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 05:14 GMT

Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

HIV fight advances with new drug cocktails, fresh vaccine hopes

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 12:09 GMT

Three decades after approval of the first-ever AIDS treatment, HIV medicine is seeing a new wave of innovation for improved drug cocktails and a novel experimental vaccine.

First WHO Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviors

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 12:57 GMT

The primary goal of the forum is to enhance public health actions on addictive actions by strengthening partnerships and collaboration among public health oriented organizations and networks .

HIV/AIDS testing centers in 17 governorates, says minister

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 10:14 GMT

HIV/AIDS counseling and testing services are provided through 14 fixed centers and nine mobile centers in 17 governorates.