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AIDS pageant in Uganda seeks to stem stigma, discrimination - Houston Chronicle

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Houston Chronicle

AIDS pageant in Uganda seeks to stem stigma, discrimination
Houston Chronicle
Tryphena Natukunda , left, a Ugandan living with HIV/ Aids the winner of the third annual Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV beauty pageant at Golf Course Hotel Kampala, Uganda, Saturday Sept. 24, ... more. Photo: Stephen Wandera, AP.

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New hope as HIV-AIDS vaccine discovered - Blasting News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 05:01

Blasting News

New hope as HIV-AIDS vaccine discovered
Blasting News
The #HIV-AIDS vaccination discovery made the world a better place to live in. The vaccination was discovered in #Africa (Kenya) some time back. The vaccination was discovered by Prof. Thumbi Ndung'u who is the head of the KwaZulu-Natal Research ...

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Health Ministry says steps taken to give free medication to HIV/AIDS patients - Newsfirst

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 09/24/2016 - 04:44

Health Ministry says steps taken to give free medication to HIV/AIDS patients
Newsfirst
The Health Ministry states that steps have been taken to provide free medication to all HIV/AIDS patients in the country. Previously, medication was only provided to a select group of individuals using provision granted by the Global Fund. Director ...

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Tobacco kills more HIV-positive DC residents than AIDS - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:46

Washington Blade

Tobacco kills more HIV-positive DC residents than AIDS
Washington Blade
Among those living with HIV/AIDS, tobacco use is even more prevalent. It is estimated that as many as 70 percent of people with HIV use tobacco and are two- to three-times more likely to smoke cigarettes than people without HIV. Because HIV hinders the ...

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Tobacco kills more HIV-positive D.C. residents than AIDS - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 16:46

Washington Blade

Tobacco kills more HIV-positive D.C. residents than AIDS
Washington Blade
Smoking is killing our community. Every year, tobacco-related diseases take more than 30000 LGBT lives. In Washington, D.C., smoking is responsible for . . .

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Sri Lanka maintains lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence in SEAsia - Ceylon Daily News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 15:41

Sri Lanka maintains lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence in SEAsia
Ceylon Daily News
Addressing a press briefing at the Health Education Bureau Auditorium, in Colombo yesterday, he said that 2,436 HIV/AIDS cases had been reported from Sri Lanka so far from the day the first cases were detected in 1987. “The government provides free ARI ...

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GW Receives Martin Delaney Grant for HIV Cure Research - GW Today

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 14:28

GW Today

GW Receives Martin Delaney Grant for HIV Cure Research
GW Today
The grant is part of the second iteration of the NIH's Martin Delaney Collaboratory program, which fosters public and private partnerships to accelerate HIV/AIDS cure research. Mr. Delaney was a well-known AIDS activist before his death in 2009. GW ...
HIV/AIDS Monitoring Tests Market Is Driven by Increasing ...Digital Journal
HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Thomas Davis | Human Rights CampaignHuman Rights Campaign (blog)

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Conservative website wrongly ties Clinton Foundation to bad HIV ... - PolitiFact

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:02

PolitiFact

Conservative website wrongly ties Clinton Foundation to bad HIV ...
PolitiFact
For the most part, Republican attacks on the Clinton Foundation have raised questions about its donors, but now an article from the conservative Daily Caller ...

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For HIV/AIDS Patients, Massage Provides a Touch of Humanity - Massage Magazine

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:45

Massage Magazine

For HIV/AIDS Patients, Massage Provides a Touch of Humanity
Massage Magazine
October is AIDS Awareness Month, so this is a good time to become educated about what HIV and AIDS are, the prevalence of this retrovirus and how massage therapy fits into a treatment plan for the estimated 1.2 million Americans currently living with ...
GW Receives Martin Delaney Grant for HIV Cure ResearchGW Today
Recognizing HIV and Aging in AmericaAIDS.gov blog (blog)
UH researcher will test a cure for HIV through a shock and kill strategyUH System Current News
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To learn how to prevent or treat HIV/Aids, check these out - Erasing 76 Crimes

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:47

Erasing 76 Crimes

To learn how to prevent or treat HIV/Aids, check these out
Erasing 76 Crimes
UNAIDS · HIV/AIDS data and statistics – WHO; Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: The Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 – The Lancet. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) resources. PrEP has ...

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Recognizing HIV and Aging in America - AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:14

AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Recognizing HIV and Aging in America
AIDS.gov blog (blog)
Summary: Dr. Lansky outlines some resources and Federal actions outlined in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy related to HIV and aging. Yesterday [September 18], we observed National HIV & Aging Awareness Day. People aged 50 years and older comprise ...
GW Receives Martin Delaney Grant for HIV Cure ResearchGW Today
HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Thomas Davis | Human Rights CampaignHuman Rights Campaign (blog)
Ajayi Precious | Charleston City PaperCharleston City Paper

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Davies Granite, Sizane support HIV/Aids orphans - Chronicle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 18:08

Davies Granite, Sizane support HIV/Aids orphans
Chronicle
Davis Granite sports day convener Veronica Stanley said: “The vision of this event is to help orphaned children at Sizane High that have lost loved ones due to the HIV and Aids epidemic, and to make our youths aware of HIV.” Sizane High will be joined ...

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HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Thomas Davis - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 15:46

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HIV 360° Fellow Spotlight: Thomas Davis
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Earlier this year, HRC Foundation announced the inaugural class of the 2016 HIV 360° Fellowship Program. Made possible with generous support from the Elton John AIDS Foundation, HIV 360° is a capacity-building fellowship program for young, nonprofit ...

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AIDS Walk Delaware celebrates 30 years - The News Journal

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 14:40

The News Journal

AIDS Walk Delaware celebrates 30 years
The News Journal
Thirty years later, Chakanos is still around – much like the walk he launched 30 years ago this month. "It's a feeling of accomplishment," Chakanos said of AIDS Walk Delaware, the state's largest annual HIV/AIDS public awareness and fundraising event.

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Stigma of terror association worse than HIV/AIDS – Boko Haram linked journalist - africanews

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:53

africanews

Stigma of terror association worse than HIV/AIDS – Boko Haram linked journalist
africanews
Ahmed Salkida, a Nigerian journalist with links to Boko Haram is on a collision course with the Nigerian authorities. He insists that a public apology be rendered to him after he was declared wanted by the Nigerian army. He was recently declared ...

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UConn Exhibits Mark 35 Years of HIV/AIDS - WNPR News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:36

WNPR News

UConn Exhibits Mark 35 Years of HIV/AIDS
WNPR News
The UConn exhibitions reflect changes over time, as a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS went from being a death sentence, to a chronic disease which could be managed. Visitors to the Dodd Research Center can see some of the first materials and publications on safe ...

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New Frontline in the Battle Against HIV: The Youth of Malawi - Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 19:24

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

New Frontline in the Battle Against HIV: The Youth of Malawi
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
The world is fast tracking to end AIDS by 2030. New HIV infections have fallen by 35 percent and AIDS-related deaths have decreased by 42 percent since 2000. In 2015, the world celebrated hitting the target of 15 million people on anti-retroviral ...
Testing for PrEP, I Found Out I Was HIV PositiveTheBody.com

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International Council of Biotechnology Associations Responds to UN Report on Global Healthcare Access Issues - Yahoo Finance

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:55

International Council of Biotechnology Associations Responds to UN Report on Global Healthcare Access Issues
Yahoo Finance
Indeed, to date, the industry has worked with the Medicines for Malaria Venture, TB Alliance, Pediatric HIV Treatment Initiative, International Partnership for Microbicides, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other Product Development ...

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International Council of Biotechnology Associations Responds to UN Report on Global Healthcare Access Issues - Business Wire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:55

International Council of Biotechnology Associations Responds to UN Report on Global Healthcare Access Issues
Business Wire (press release)
Indeed, to date, the industry has worked with the Medicines for Malaria Venture, TB Alliance, Pediatric HIV Treatment Initiative, International Partnership for Microbicides, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other Product Development ...

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