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PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control - WebWire (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:29

PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
WebWire (press release)
At the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Mastercard announced a new public-private partnership aimed at accelerating progress toward HIV/AIDS epidemic control. The partnership will ...

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Smokers with HIV doing well on treatment now at greater risk of lung cancer than AIDS - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:15

Smokers with HIV doing well on treatment now at greater risk of lung cancer than AIDS
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The study suggests that people on successful antiretroviral treatment are between six and thirteen times more likely to die of lung cancer than of any AIDS-related illness, and 10% of all people with HIV who are linked to care will eventually die of ...

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PEPFAR, Mastercard Announce Partnership To Explore Digital Technologies, Data Analytics For HIV Prevention ... - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:08

PEPFAR, Mastercard Announce Partnership To Explore Digital Technologies, Data Analytics For HIV Prevention ...
Kaiser Family Foundation
“At the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Mastercard announced a new public-private partnership aimed at accelerating progress toward HIV/AIDS epidemic control. The partnership will ...

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Davao City is test area of rapid HIV-AIDS detection - Business Mirror

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:51

Davao City is test area of rapid HIV-AIDS detection
Business Mirror
DAVAO CITY—City health authorities are on war footing to address the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), whose rate of spread has placed this city in the top 5 critical-list areas. Aside from aggressive education and information drive in schools ...

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San Francisco annual report shows continued drop in new HIV infections - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:44

Infectious Disease Advisor (registration)

San Francisco annual report shows continued drop in new HIV infections
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The latest findings indicate that San Francisco is making progress towards achieving the goals of its Getting to Zero initiative: zero new HIV infections, zero deaths due to HIV/AIDS and zero stigma against people living with HIV. "New HIV infections ...
Single Measure Viral Load Estimates of HIV Suppression in 2014Infectious Disease Advisor (registration)

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US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic - Reuters

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:03

Reuters

US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic
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(Reuters) - The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined the ...
5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemicsEurekAlert (press release)
PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic ControlPoint of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)

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US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic - Reuters

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:21

Reuters

US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic
Reuters
(Reuters) - The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined the ...
5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemicsEurekAlert (press release)
PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic ControlPoint of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)

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5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:18

5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics
EurekAlert (press release)
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. These results add to prior PEPFAR-supported Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIAs) ...

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US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic - Reuters

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:07

Reuters India

US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic
Reuters
Sept 19 (Reuters) - The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson outlined ...
5 African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics as US government launches bold strategy to accelerate ...PR Newswire (press release)
PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic ControlPoint of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)

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Is California Governor Jerry Brown Allowing HIV-Positive People to Donate Blood? - snopes.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:36

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Is California Governor Jerry Brown Allowing HIV-Positive People to Donate Blood?
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Mr. Moore's view are highly out of step with the overwhelming view in the HIV advocacy community. SB 239 is supported by a massive public health coalition, including almost every HIV advocacy organization, including the Black Coalition on AIDS ...

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Smokers with HIV which causes Aids at increased risk to die from lung cancer - South China Morning Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:47

South China Morning Post

Smokers with HIV which causes Aids at increased risk to die from lung cancer
South China Morning Post
People with HIV who take antiviral drugs and also smoke are from six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV/Aids, it added. But there is hope for those who manage to quit. Among smokers who quit at age 40, only about six per cent ...
Smokers with HIV far more likely to die of lung cancerTimes of India
HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the LungsU.S. News & World Report
HIV sufferers who smoke are more likely to die from lung cancer than from HIV itselfDaily Mail
EurekAlert (press release) -WebMD.Boots.com
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Lesotho: HIV/Aids Lab Launched in Leribe - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:07

Lesotho: HIV/Aids Lab Launched in Leribe
AllAfrica.com
OFFICIALS from the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Ministry of Health this week launched the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at Motebang Hospital in Leribe which was recently refurbished to the tune of US$180 ...

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September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day - SouthFloridaGayNews.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:06

September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
SouthFloridaGayNews.com
The AIDS Institute invites you to join us for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD), focusing on the challenging issues facing the aging population with regards to HIV prevention, testing, care, and treatment. Also, there is an increased ...

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PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control - Point of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:56

PEPFAR and Mastercard Launch Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
Point of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)
New York, NY (September 18, 2017) — At the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and Mastercard announced a new public-private partnership aimed at accelerating progress toward HIV/AIDS ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Taraji P. Henson Honored for Her Work in Fighting HIV ... - Entertainment Tonight

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:48

Entertainment Tonight

EXCLUSIVE: Taraji P. Henson Honored for Her Work in Fighting HIV ...
Entertainment Tonight
The 47-year-old actress was among those honored for her work in battling the health epidemic during the Black AIDS Institute's Heroes in the Struggle Awards ...
Taraji P. Henson Gets Honored at Heroes in the Struggle Awards for Her Work in Fighting HIV/AIDS!Just Jared

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South Africa: Deputy President Opens Eastern Cape HIV-Aids Centre - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:30

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South Africa: Deputy President Opens Eastern Cape HIV-Aids Centre
AllAfrica.com
The centre - whose main focus is on HIV and Aids orphans - also works with caregivers of people who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and Tuberculosis (TB) treatment. The facility has been commissioned by the Department of Health to trace treatment ...
Vuyo Mbuli Empilisweni HIV/Aids & Orphans Care Centre unveiledRNews

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HIV-AIDS: Following your gut - Science Daily

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:22

Reuters

HIV-AIDS: Following your gut
Science Daily
The ART used to treat HIV-infected persons can decrease viral loads to often undetectable blood levels, and is effective in preventing evolution of the infection towards acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). But HIV is tenacious. "In spite of the ...
PEPFAR Releases Strategy For Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control, Announces Progress Toward Controlling ...Kaiser Family Foundation
US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemicReuters
US Government Launches Aggressive New Strategy to Accelerate HIV/AIDS Epidemic ControlContagionlive.com
Inquirer.net -HuffPost -SouthFloridaGayNews.com
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HIV-AIDS: Following your gut - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:03

HIV-AIDS: Following your gut
EurekAlert (press release)
18, 2017 - Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered a way to slow viral replication in the gastrointestinal tract of people infected by HIV-AIDS. This advance, published in JCI Insight, might well lead ...

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What are the barriers to HIV testing and treatment access – and how do we overcome them? - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:19

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What are the barriers to HIV testing and treatment access – and how do we overcome them?
aidsmap
At the recent International AIDS Society conference in Paris, the Europe-wide project OptTEST launched an advocacy toolkit, focused on addressing and overcoming legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing and access to HIV care. OptTEST is a three ...

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