Want to maintain the progress against HIV/AIDS? We need solutions for young women in sub-Saharan Africa

Women in sub-Saharan Africa

Read next

Fatimata Sy

Fatimata Sy on partnering to expand access to contraceptives

When it launched in 2011, the Ouagadougou Partnership set an audacious goal for 2020: Increase the number of women using modern contraceptives by at least 2.2 million in nine francophone West African countries. Fatimata Sy, director of the Partnership, reflects on its work.
By Ruchika Tulshyan Founder and CEO, Candour LLC
HIV test kits

Overcoming fear and stigma in the age of HIV/AIDS

Even three decades later, Dr. Lorna Tumwebaze still remembers the fear she felt after encountering her first patient living with HIV at a hospital in her native Uganda. She had just performed a Cesarean section under poor infection control measures when the medical staff learned the mother had recently been diagnosed with the virus.
By Ryan Bell Feature Writer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation