National Aids Control Council (NACC) wants the Government to increase funding for HIV treatment now that some main donors have expressed intention to pull out.
The Central Kenya NACC regional monitoring and evaluation officer, James Kiiru, said that there will be an increase in Aids related deaths if the funding is not sustained.
Having given her the love and support she deserved, Peter found it difficult to reconcile his wife’s action.
And for the first time, over 30 percent of those participating are women compared to less than 10 percent who did so in the first vaccine trials, which failed to produce the desired results.
Scientists in the US, Ghana, Botswana and Thailand are conducting trials on 6,600 people on the use of a drug which has been shown to offer protection against HIV infection even while engaging in unprotected sex.
American Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in collaboration with Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) are carrying out a study on the use of ARV combination therapy that would enable HIV positive pregnant women who are exclusively breastfeeding to significantly reduce the risks of passing the virus to their babies.
Women living with HIV/AIDS have called on governments to reconsider policies that encourage stigmatisation.
Ludfine Anyango a woman living with HIV/Aids, says that women bear the greatest burden when it comes to the disease.