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China is offering free antiviral therapy for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS - Shanghaiist

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 05:25

NTV

China is offering free antiviral therapy for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS
Shanghaiist
China will offer free antiretroviral therapy (ART) for all of its citizens living with HIV/AIDS, according to the country's top health authority. The move is good news for the estimated 575,000 people who live with HIV/AIDS in China, and should help to ...
With HIV testing day coming, it's better to be awareThe Herald
Nebraska AIDS Project Offering Free HIV Tests as Part of Nationwide EventNTV
Health Officials Urge Continued Vigilance Against AIDSCBS Local
Peoria Journal Star
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Cameroon: HIV/AIDS - US Government Promises Greater Assistance - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 05:01

Cameroon: HIV/AIDS - US Government Promises Greater Assistance
AllAfrica.com
The Embassy of the United States of America in Cameroon targets the fight against Boko Haram and diseases such as HIV/AIDS. The Deputy Chief of Missions in the Embassy of the United States of America in Cameroon, Mathew Smith says his government ...

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Ramaphosa to launch HIV/Aids prevention campaign for young women - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 00:53

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Ramaphosa to launch HIV/Aids prevention campaign for young women
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Ramaphosa to launch HIV/Aids prevention campaign for young women. Friday 24 June 2016 05:27. Ntebo Mokobo. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign seeks to decrease HIV infections in girls and young women and keep them in school.(SABC) ...
Scary HIV infection rate among girls and young womenEast Coast Radio

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Malaria, HIV/Aids Solutions Win Big At Innovation Prize for Africa - Forbes

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 16:41

Forbes

Malaria, HIV/Aids Solutions Win Big At Innovation Prize for Africa
Forbes
A ground-breaking anti-malarial drug made from natural plant extracts has won the 2016 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) today; while software to combat HIV drug-resistance medication and a cheap, simple urine test for malaria were the other big winners.

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Writing About HIV/AIDS? Free NLGJA Workshops Today to Learn More - thepridela.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 15:28

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Writing About HIV/AIDS? Free NLGJA Workshops Today to Learn More
thepridela.com
NEWWAYS BY KAREN OCAMB | Here's an interesting “what if” scenario. If you were an LGBT or HIV/AIDS reporter, how would you report on this 1983 scene with real estate developer Donald Trump, New York City Mayor Ed Koch and (closeted) conservative ...
National Agency For The Control of Aids Announced The Reduction of HIV/Aids in West Africa.NTA News
HIV Among Issues Examined During White House's United State of Women SummitAIDS.gov blog (blog)
Long Beach CARE Program Provides Dignity to Patients Living with HIV and AIDSGazette Newspapers
CLTV
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Super Antibody Offers Potential HIV Treatment, Cure, Scientists Say - Voice of America

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 14:57

Voice of America

Super Antibody Offers Potential HIV Treatment, Cure, Scientists Say
Voice of America
... targeted specifically against the virus — that have implications for the prevention and even destruction of the virus that causes AIDS. The powerful, broadly neutralizing antibodies are produced by an extremely small, “elite” group of HIV-positive ...
Antibody therapy holds off HIV returning, potentially paving the way for new treatments and a cureInternational Business Times UK
New antibody therapy keeps HIV at bay without daily drug regimen, study saysSouth China Morning Post

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HIV/AIDS rates on the rise in Northwest Florida - WEAR

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 13:17

WEAR

HIV/AIDS rates on the rise in Northwest Florida
WEAR
(WEAR) — Take the test, take control, that's the motto behind National HIV Testing Day, this Monday. To commemorate the day, the Florida Department of Health is offering free HIV testing. Free testing begins Thursday at 3 pm at the Walgreens located ...
When Does HIV Become AIDS?News-Medical.net
Words Matter: A New United Nations Political Declaration on HIV/AIDSTheBody.com
HIV/AIDS Cure news: New treatment may be making advances in reducing transmissionChristianToday
Ecumenical News -AIDS.gov blog (blog) -Lasentinel
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Going green on female contraception - Irish Medical Times

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:46

Irish Medical Times

Going green on female contraception
Irish Medical Times
... systems and improved once-a-month self-injectables, long-acting steroidal contraceptives (including new delivery systems); new contraceptive barriers (e.g., Caya diaphragm) loaded with substances acting both as spermicide and as microbicides as a ...

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Black women lead groundbreaking women's preconference to International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa - Westside Gazette

Google News - Microbicides - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:46

Westside Gazette

Black women lead groundbreaking women's preconference to International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa
Westside Gazette
Confirmed plenary speakers include Deborah L. Birx, M.D., ambassador-at-large and U.S. global AIDS coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy at PEPFAR; Gina Brown, M.D., coordinator of women and girls and microbicides ...

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Anthem Lifts Limits On How Patients Get HIV/AIDS Medications - California Healthline

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:43

Anthem Lifts Limits On How Patients Get HIV/AIDS Medications
California Healthline
Members of Anthem who need HIV/AIDS medication are no longer required to obtain their prescriptions exclusively by mail. Patients receiving the drugs will now have the option to pick up their medications from in-network retail pharmacies, says Consumer ...

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HIV entry mechanism into immune cell nucleus revealed

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:00
How does HIV enter the nucleus of immune cells when it is bigger than the pores in its walls? New research shows it hijacks a protein to enlarge the pores.
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Documentary exploring HIV/AIDS long-term survival screened in SA - KSAT San Antonio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 09:15

KSAT San Antonio

Documentary exploring HIV/AIDS long-term survival screened in SA
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - An award-winning documentary about the unique challenges faced by long-term survivors of HIV and AIDS was screened in San Antonio on Thursday evening. The San Antonio AIDS Foundation hosted the first Texas community screening of ...

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World to hear all about SA's HIV/Aids struggle - Independent Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 06:16

Independent Online

World to hear all about SA's HIV/Aids struggle
Independent Online
When the International HIV/Aids Conference returns to the country next month in Durban, she will hold nothing back. Mavasa, the Treatment Action Campaign's (TAC) national chairwoman, has been living openly with HIV for 12 years. She has been asked to ...
'SA has made great strides to combat HIV/Aids'South African Broadcasting Corporation
HIV/AIDS reduced to barest minimum in 5 West African countries – NACATODAY.ng
Black women lead groundbreaking women's preconference to International AIDS Conference in Durban, South AfricaWestside Gazette
AllAfrica.com -Bizcommunity.com
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'SA has made great strides to combat HIV/Aids' - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 04:00

South African Broadcasting Corporation

'SA has made great strides to combat HIV/Aids'
South African Broadcasting Corporation
'SA has made great strides to combat HIV/Aids'. Thursday 23 June 2016 08:45. SABC. Dr Nothemba Simelela says the 2016 South African AIDS conference comes as a celebration of milestones. Nothemba Simelela says the conference comes as a ...
#YouthMonth: Aids mortality has doubled with girls most at riskBizcommunity.com
South Africa: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Launches National HIV Prevention Campaign for Girls and Young ...AllAfrica.com
An 'AIDS-free generation' is still a distant dreamBlouin News Blogs (blog)

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$100m windfall for HIV, Aids programmes - NewsDay

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 22:57

NewsDay

$100m windfall for HIV, Aids programmes
NewsDay
Speaking at the launch of the Harare phase of the ground breaking survey, the Zimbabwe Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZimPhia), Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) country director, Beth Tippett Barr said Pepfar will continue to ...

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Anthem Expands Delivery of HIV/AIDS Medications - Capital Public Radio News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 18:43

Capital Public Radio News

Anthem Expands Delivery of HIV/AIDS Medications
Capital Public Radio News
Members of Anthem who need HIV/AIDS medication are no longer required to obtain their prescriptions exclusively by mail. Patients receiving the drugs will now have the option to pick up their medications from in-network retail pharmacies, says Consumer ...

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Anthem Expands Delivery of HIV/AIDS Medications - Capital Public Radio News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 18:39

Capital Public Radio News

Anthem Expands Delivery of HIV/AIDS Medications
Capital Public Radio News
Members of Anthem who need HIV/AIDS medication are no longer required to obtain their prescriptions exclusively by mail. Patients receiving the drugs will now have the option to pick up their medications from in-network retail pharmacies, says Consumer ...

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HIV/AIDS programs shift to Volusia health department - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 16:11

HIV/AIDS programs shift to Volusia health department
Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is taking the lead role in overseeing HIV/AIDS services for some 600 residents in Volusia and Flagler counties, replacing the Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida. The public health agency ...

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35 Years After the AIDS Epidemic Began, It's Devastating the South - EBONY.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 13:13

EBONY.com

35 Years After the AIDS Epidemic Began, It's Devastating the South
EBONY.com
Largely under the mainstream radar, HIV/AIDS continues to devastate pockets of the African-American community. AIDS is now situated squarely on the shoulders of Black LGBTQ men and transgender women. Over the past decade, HIV diagnoses have ...

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Anthem, Inc. Health Plans Expand Access to HIV/AIDS Specialty Medications, Says Consumer Watchdog - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/22/2016 - 09:04

Anthem, Inc. Health Plans Expand Access to HIV/AIDS Specialty Medications, Says Consumer Watchdog
PR Newswire (press release)
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthem, Inc.'s, affiliated health plans are expanding the ways in which their members can receive HIV/AIDS specialty medications and will no longer have a requirement that members ...

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