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Pay now or pay forever - The Hindu

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The Hindu

Pay now or pay forever
The Hindu
Sixteen years ago, the historic AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa — the first in Africa — brought together governments, UN bodies, researchers, health workers, people living with HIV/AIDS and marginalised communities on the same platform ...
HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa - Coral Springs Tech WeekDaily Star Gazette
LIBERIA: UNAIDS Releases Key Statistics On HIV/AIDS EpidemicGlobal News Network
HIV/AIDS campaigners meet with UNAIDS Regional bossThe New Dawn Liberia
Maritzburg Sun -CRIENGLISH.com -The Star, Kenya
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HIV, AIDS cure update, news: AIDS 2016 convention brings hope for possible cure; in-house HIV testing recommended ... - Ecumenical News

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Ecumenical News

HIV, AIDS cure update, news: AIDS 2016 convention brings hope for possible cure; in-house HIV testing recommended ...
Ecumenical News
(REUTERS/ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA)A nurse tests a blood sample during a free HIV test at a blood tests party, part of a campaign to prevent HIV infection among male same-sex couples, in Bangkok September 20, 2014. The recently concluded AIDS 2016 ...
Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Waco Technology TimeDaily Star Gazette

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Life Insurance for HIV/AIDS Patients - Joliet Technology Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 22:03

Daily Star Gazette

Life Insurance for HIV/AIDS Patients - Joliet Technology Time
Daily Star Gazette
Two companies are for the first time jointly offering life insurance to people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in recognition that their life ...
HIV, AIDS cure update, news: AIDS 2016 convention brings hope for possible cure; in-house HIV testing recommended ...Ecumenical News

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The Infuriating Reason $1.4 Billion in AIDS Relief Was a Waste of Money - ATTN

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 20:52

ATTN

The Infuriating Reason $1.4 Billion in AIDS Relief Was a Waste of Money
ATTN
The U.S. has spent a staggering $1.4 billion on abstinence education as part of a program to stop the spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa over the last dozen years. That money was largely wasted, according to a comprehensive study published in the May ...

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Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Waco Technology Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 20:22

Daily Star Gazette

Alcholism Drug can kill HIV/AIDS virus – Waco Technology Time
Daily Star Gazette
A new study has revealed that scientists seeking a cure for the AIDS virus have discovered that the same drug designed to combat alcoholism can kill dormant HIV hiding in the body, Reuters reports.

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LIBERIA: UNAIDS Releases Key Statistics On HIV/AIDS Epidemic - Global News Network

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 15:26

Global News Network

LIBERIA: UNAIDS Releases Key Statistics On HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Global News Network
(LINA) – A 2016 Prevention Gap Report on AIDS has unveiled that since the start of the epidemic, 35 million people have died from AIDS-related illnesses while an estimated 78 million people have become infected with HIV. The report which was released ...
HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa – Coral Springs Tech WeekDaily Star Gazette
The New Dawn Liberia - HIV/AIDS campaigners meet with UNAIDS ...The New Dawn Liberia
“Stigmatization and discrimination are keeping HIV/AIDS alive,” says Prince Harry.Maritzburg Sun
The Star, Kenya -CRIENGLISH.com -Infectious Disease Special Edition
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New Release: Data on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Indicators ... - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 13:25

TheBody.com

New Release: Data on National HIV/AIDS Strategy Indicators ...
TheBody.com
Summary: On the anniversary of our National HIV/AIDS Strategy, ONAP is releasing the latest available data on the Strategy's indicators of progress.

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HIV/AIDS – Another missed opportunity - Florida Courier

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 08:13

HIV/AIDS – Another missed opportunity
Florida Courier
00-georgecurry02 In South Africa on my first night to cover the 26th International AIDS Conference, I had dinner with Phill Wilson, president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute, and three other members of our delegation. Phill mentioned the unusual ...

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Vaginal ring will help women take control of their sexual health - Southern Times Africa

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:48

Southern Times Africa

Vaginal ring will help women take control of their sexual health
Southern Times Africa
Two clinical studies developed by the non-profit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) and ASPIRE point out that the monthly ring is the first long-acting HIV prevention method designed for women, who bear the greatest burden of the global ...

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Kenya to use sports to eliminate HIV/Aids stigma - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:32

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Kenya to use sports to eliminate HIV/Aids stigma
Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
By JUDIE KABERIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 29 – After confirming her worst fears that she was HIV positive, 19 year-old Joyce Amondi was met with rejection and judgment even before she could come to terms with her status. From the moment her classmates ...
Focus: Can San Diego, other counties end HIV infections?The San Diego Union-Tribune
Vaginal ring will help women take control of their sexual healthSouthern Times Africa

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Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS - The Hippocratic Post (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 15:04

The Hippocratic Post (blog)

Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS
The Hippocratic Post (blog)
“Although hepatitis is often overlooked in the media as HIV and AIDS tend to make headlines, viral hepatitis has become one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe killing at least as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS.
WHO encourages countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitisDaily Times

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Maternal HIV status may disrupt normal microbiome development in uninfected infants

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 12:00
A study led by researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) suggests that maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of their HIV-uninfected infants.
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Countdown to a cure—the effort to finally defeat AIDS - Medical Xpress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 07:42

Medical Xpress

Countdown to a cure—the effort to finally defeat AIDS
Medical Xpress
But the face of AIDS has changed. HIV now infects mostly women and children. Women are twice as likely to acquire HIV during intercourse and today account for more than half of all people living with HIV. Despite all we know, in 2014 alone there were ...

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This simple step can save women from a deadly sexual disease - indiatvnews.com

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 02:35

indiatvnews.com

This simple step can save women from a deadly sexual disease
indiatvnews.com
While HIV is a deadly disease affecting women, researchers have come up with a unique way to prevent the ladies from it. Researchers at International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) have released a new dapivirine ring (commonly termed as vaginal ...

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February 7th, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Corona Technology Time - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 19:03

Daily Star Gazette

February 7th, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Corona Technology Time
Daily Star Gazette
About 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Out of those, 41 percent are African-American, while they account for only 12 percent of the total population.
Kenya: Health Service Providers 'Insensitive' to Teens Living With ...AllAfrica.com
HIV & AIDS Information :: HIV treatment reduces HIV transmission by ...aidsmap

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HIV/AIDS: Where Faith Has Met Advocacy - Hudson Valley Press

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 18:19

HIV/AIDS: Where Faith Has Met Advocacy
Hudson Valley Press
The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS have launched a $4 million two-year initiative to strengthen the capacity of faith-based organizations to respond to HIV/AIDS. The effort will focus on five areas ...

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US Launches $1 Million Support Programme For Nigerian HIV/AIDS Victims - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 15:47

CHANNELS TELEVISION

US Launches $1 Million Support Programme For Nigerian HIV/AIDS Victims
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Speaking on Wednesday at the Edo State Government House, Mr Harvey said that the programme would benefit 15,000 families affected by HIV/AIDS in Edo, Benue, Kogi and Nasarawa States, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He also pledged ...
New US-supported project boosts sustainable HIV/AIDS response in VietnamSGGP
Nigeria: USAID, Edo Govt Launch US$1 Million Programme in Support of HIV/Aids-Affected Children, FamiliesAllAfrica.com

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HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa - Cary Tech Part - Daily Star Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 14:56

Daily Star Gazette

HIV/AIDS is top cause of death in Africa - Cary Tech Part
Daily Star Gazette
Among HIV-affected populations, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the ...

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