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Russian 'AIDS Experts': Condoms Are to Blame for the … - Foreign Policy

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Foreign Policy

Russian 'AIDS Experts': Condoms Are to Blame for the …
Foreign Policy
Last year, Vadim Pokrovsky, Russia's top AIDS expert and head of the Moscow-based Federal AIDS Center, announced that Russia was experiencing an HIV/AIDS epidemic so severe that some two million people would likely be infected by 2020. But never ...

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How the Bernie Sanders Campaign Alienated HIV/AIDS Activists - TheBody.com

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How the Bernie Sanders Campaign Alienated HIV/AIDS Activists
TheBody.com
This past March, when Secretary Clinton temporarily lost her grip on reality and praised Nancy Reagan for opening a national dialogue on AIDS, the Sanders' camp had a sizable opening to squeeze in and gain support from those HIV/AIDS activists and ...
Friction Continues Between Bernie Sanders And AIDS ActivistsNewNowNext

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5 Things Every African American Should Know About HIV/AIDS In 2016 - Milwaukee Community Journal

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Milwaukee Community Journal

5 Things Every African American Should Know About HIV/AIDS In 2016
Milwaukee Community Journal
Yes, it's 2016 – nearly 35 years since the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. But, the sexually transmitted disease is just as dangerous today as it was years ago. More than 37 million people were living with HIV by the end of 2014, according to the ...

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Serenity Garden celebration, film scheduled June 2 as part of HIV/AIDS awareness work - The Times and Democrat

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Serenity Garden celebration, film scheduled June 2 as part of HIV/AIDS awareness work
The Times and Democrat
Victory Tabernacle Church of Orangeburg on June 2 will celebrate the Serenity Garden, a garden of hope and healing in the fight against HIV/AIDS, as well as show a film designed to shed light on the resilience of the human spirit in the battle against ...

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New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny' - Science Daily

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New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny'
Science Daily
Launched in September 2014 by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the 90-90-90 program has three key objectives -- diagnosing 90 percent of HIV-infected persons worldwide; linking 90 percent of identified cases to antiretroviral ...
HIV/AIDS Investment: Expensive but EffectiveAmerican Council on Science and Health
New UN targets for HIV/AIDS treatment expensive, but could save millions of livesYale News
5 Things Every African American Should Know About HIV/AIDS In 2016Milwaukee Community Journal

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AHF Calls on FDA, Congress to Investigate Gilead Sciences Over HIV/AIDS Drug Patent Manipulation - Business Wire (press release)

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AHF Calls on FDA, Congress to Investigate Gilead Sciences Over HIV/AIDS Drug Patent Manipulation
Business Wire (press release)
AHF filed a federal lawsuit against Gilead and two other defendants in January alleging drug patent manipulation and anti-trust claims regarding the slightly different formulations of tenofovir, a key HIV/AIDS drug that is found in Gilead's all-in-one ...

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Efficacy of HIV antiviral polyanionic carbosilane dendrimer G2-S16 in the presence of semen - Dove Medical Press

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Efficacy of HIV antiviral polyanionic carbosilane dendrimer G2-S16 in the presence of semen
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: The development of a safe and effective microbicide to prevent the sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 is urgently needed. Unfortunately, the majority of microbicides, such as poly(L-lysine)-dendrimers, anionic ...

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New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny' - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 17:03

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New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny'
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study finds that implementing the United Nations targets for HIV testing and treatment would be an expensive but ultimately very cost-effective way to increase survival, reduce the number of children orphaned by HIV, and contain the global AIDS ...
New UN targets for HIV/AIDS treatment expensive, but could save millions of livesYale News
Africa: Using Mobile to Fight HIV/Aids in Lesotho and Kenya - Breaking the Cycle of Infection With Data, M-Money and ...AllAfrica.com
Ongoing Clinical Development of ABX464: ABIVAX Launches ABX464-004 StudyBusiness Wire (press release)

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New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny' - Medical Xpress

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Medical Xpress

New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be 'expensive but worth every penny'
Medical Xpress
Launched in September 2014 by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the 90-90-90 program has three key objectives - diagnosing 90 percent of HIV-infected persons worldwide; linking 90 percent of identified cases to antiretroviral ...
Africa: Using Mobile to Fight HIV/Aids in Lesotho and Kenya - Breaking the Cycle of Infection With Data, M-Money and ...AllAfrica.com

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Bad blood: 2234 get HIV after transfusion - The Hindu

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Bad blood: 2234 get HIV after transfusion
The Hindu
In such cases, when screened, the blood sample shows a false negative,” Mr. Goyal said. According to NACO's 2015 annual report, the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIVs) in India was estimated at around 20.9 lakh in 2011. Nearly 86 per ...
Sindh govt fails to control HIV/AIDSPakistan Observer
India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIVBBC News
HIV In India: Infected Blood Transfusions Caused 2234 Cases In 17 MonthsInternational Business Times
U.S. News & World Report -International Business Times, India Edition -Firstpost
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Dying of shame and AIDS in the Philippines - Deutsche Welle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 10:27

Deutsche Welle

Dying of shame and AIDS in the Philippines
Deutsche Welle
Benfield, 53, still remembers the early days of AIDS. HIV had yet to be discovered as its cause and men were dying from what was then called the "gay cancer." "I lost many friends then. It offends and angers me that I continue to lose friends today ...
Tanzania lacks accurate data on HIV prevalence: officialXinhua
Tanzania: HIV Survey to Include All AgesAllAfrica.com
New AIDS council chief to push boundariesMalay Mail Online

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Africa: Using Mobile to Fight HIV/Aids in Lesotho and Kenya - Breaking the Cycle of Infection With Data, M-Money and ... - AllAfrica.com

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Africa: Using Mobile to Fight HIV/Aids in Lesotho and Kenya - Breaking the Cycle of Infection With Data, M-Money and ...
AllAfrica.com
Lesotho has one of the highest infection rates for HIV/AIDS: 23% of the population live with HIV/AIDS. In Kenya young female students are an "at risk" group for HIV/AIDS. In both cases, the mobile phone has been used to tackle these problems in ways ...

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Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone poised to end HIV AIDS by 2030 - Awoko

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 08:13

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Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone poised to end HIV AIDS by 2030
Awoko
The National Consultative meeting seeks to address the development of a multi-sectoral fast tracked annual work plan for 2016 targeting key populations and the six high HIV burden districts to develop a National Positive Paper on how to end AIDS in ...
Vietnam to attend UN's high-level meeting on ending AIDSVietNamNet Bridge

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Africa: Health Minister Urges Africa to Produce HIV/Aids Drugs - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 07:29

Awoko

Africa: Health Minister Urges Africa to Produce HIV/Aids Drugs
AllAfrica.com
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has urged African countries to produce HIV/AIDs drugs locally in order to reduce the amount of money spent on the importation of the drugs. Adewole made the call while meeting with a delegation from the ...
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone poised to end HIV AIDS by 2030Awoko
90-90-90 HIV initiative would yield 'extraordinary returns' in South Africa American College of PhysiciansEurekAlert (press release)
UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 millionUNAIDS (press release)
VietNamNet Bridge
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I used to go to a lot of funerals. Now I go to baby showers - Toronto Star

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 06:05

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I used to go to a lot of funerals. Now I go to baby showers
Toronto Star
When HIV/AIDS infected women in Toronto in the 1980s, Dr. Cheryl Wagner was one of the first — and few — general practictioners to treat this frightened and vulnerable population. Last Thursday, Wagner was celebrated for her pioneering work with a ...
AIDS remains a stubborn foe in San Diego Countyinewsource

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Zimbabwe: Prophet Magaya Says Can Cure HIV/Aids Through Broadcasts - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 05:49

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Prophet Magaya Says Can Cure HIV/Aids Through Broadcasts
AllAfrica.com
PROPHET Walter Magaya on Saturday claimed during a church service in South Africa that he can heal the sick, including those with HIV, through his satellite broadcasts. Magaya's outrageous claims attracted about 200 hopefuls to his sermon at the ...

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Prince cause of death update: HIV/AIDS may be the cause of the death? - Ecumenical News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 05:19

Prince cause of death update: HIV/AIDS may be the cause of the death?
Ecumenical News
It has been more than a month since Grammy Award-winning Prince passed away, but the autopsy report on his death has not been released yet and there are rumors circulating that the singer may have been dying of HIV/AIDS.

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Late officers with HIV/AIDS remembered - Randfontein Herald

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 03:20

Randfontein Herald

Late officers with HIV/AIDS remembered
Randfontein Herald
The Randfontein Police took part in the 33rd Annual Candlelight Memorial for officers who lost their lives to HIV/AIDS last Thursday. The memorial took place at the Randfontein Police VISOL boardroom by the Employee Health and Wellness (EHW). It was ...
I used to go to a lot of funerals. Now I go to baby showersToronto Star

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Nigeria: Govt Calls On African Countries to Manufacture HIV/Aids Drugs - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 02:22

Awoko

Nigeria: Govt Calls On African Countries to Manufacture HIV/Aids Drugs
AllAfrica.com
Nigerian government has urged African countries to work towards production of HIV/AIDs drugs locally to reduce the amount of money spent on importation of the drugs. The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole represented by the Director, Family Health Dr.
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone poised to end HIV AIDS by 2030Awoko
Nigeria urges Africa to produce HIV/AIDS drugsDaily Trust
UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 millionUNAIDS (press release)
News24 -EurekAlert (press release)
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