The disease continues to spread in Madagascar because immunisation levels are low.
Sr Mary Owens IBVM acts as executive director of Nyumbani Village, a non-profit, self-sustaining community that supports and cares for both orphans and elders infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
Figures released by the HSE in June showed that new HIV cases in Ireland have reached their highest point in five years.
New report 'Pushed to the Limit and Beyond' highlights the shortcomings of the global response to the Ebola crisis one year on.
Approximately 5 million people in Sierra Leone will benefit from new programme.
St John of God Catholic Hospital Lunsar in Sierra Leone hopes to reopen later this month.