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A South African sister prepares Anti-Retroviral medicines  for patients at the St.Michaels Hospice in Cape Town, South Africa.

A South African sister prepares Anti-Retroviral medicines for patients at the St.Michaels Hospice in Cape Town, South Africa.

Pope Francis sends message to AIDS conference

25/07/2015 12:45

Pope Francis has expressed his “esteem” for the work and dedication treating HIV/AIDS requires.

 

People waiting for the Pope in Paraguay

People waiting for the Pope in Paraguay

Pope makes unscheduled stops in Paraguay

12/07/2015 09:48

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is currently in Paraguay's capital Asunciòn on the last day of his three country Apostolic journey to Latin America. Linda Bordoni is also in this nation's capital and keeps us updated on the Pope's less formal and unscheduled activities. 

Dr Julio Montaner

Dr Julio Montaner, director of the British Colombia Centre for Excellence in HIV-AIDS

Pope Francis endorses pioneering work of HIV-AIDS researcher

12/03/2015 15:05

Pope Francis has given the ‘thumbs up’ to the ground-breaking work of the leading Argentinian-Canadian doctor, Julio Montaner, who pioneered the use of Antiretroviral drugs to treat and prevent HIV infections.

Bishop Ponce de Leon and Linda Bordoni at Vatican Radio

Bishop Ponce de Leon and Linda Bordoni at Vatican Radio

The Bishop of Swaziland shines the spotlight on the nation

25/02/2015 11:59

To shine the light on work of the Catholic Church in the tiny African Nation of Swaziland and on the aspirations of its people, we spoke to the bishop of its only diocese, Manzini, which reaches out to approximately 60.000 Catholics.

 

South African health workers performing a free blood test for HIV/AIDs during the World HIV/AIDs concert in Khayelistha township today in Cape Town.

South African health workers performing a free blood test for HIV/AIDs during the World HIV/AIDs concert in Khayelistha township today in Cape Town.

A message for World AIDS Day from Caritas Internationalis

01/12/2014 13:03

On World AIDS Day Caritas Internationalis releases a special message.

 

Red ribbon sand sculpture marks World Aids Day 2014

Red ribbon sand sculpture marks World Aids Day 2014

World Aids Day 2014: Closing the gap on the epidemic

01/12/2014 12:52

The theme for World Aids Day 2014 is “closing the Gap” which has been chosen to highlight the power of social change to ensure that all people everywhere, can access the services they need.

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