UN Shows Concern Towards the Rise of HIV in Egypt

UN Shows Concern Towards the Rise of HIV in Egypt

By Reem Tolba

  The UN is expressing concern over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40% annually. They’ve added that the social stigma of HIV is hindering the national efforts and funding to fight the outbreak.   UNAIDS announced at the Nations AIDS Day conference in […]

Fury, Fear in Aftermath of Cairo Bathhouse Raid

Fury, Fear in Aftermath of Cairo Bathhouse Raid

  Following a Dec. 7 late night raid on Bab El-Bahr hammam in the Ramses area of Cairo, which saw the arrest of at least 25 men and perhaps up to 40, Cairo’s LGBTQI community and its supporters have been galvanized with fury and fear. “I’m still in disbelief. How far would a reporter go […]

#FeelNoShame in Honour of International AIDS Month

#FeelNoShame in Honour of International AIDS Month

Too many issues are pressing in the Middle East in almost all sorts of fields including, of course, health. Dec. 1 is International AIDS day and all through December, nations around the globe raise awareness campaigns about the nature of the disease, the available preventive and curative measures and, of course, to show support to […]

World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero

Today marks the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day. This year’s theme ” Getting to Zero ” continues to raise awareness about the disease’s nature, the availability of treatment and hopefully getting to Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths. In 2012, there was an estimated 36 million people living with HIV worldwide, […]

Fight Fire with Fire

Cancer is one of the toughest diseases to fight, with millions every year dying helplessly to a disease that no cure has been found. Almost everyone has someone who has either gotten cancer, fought it, or unfortunately passed from it. With every piece of negative news there definitely is a silver lining. Doctors have come […]