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Life still a struggle for ‘AIDS colony’ families

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 22:03
The former residents of Borei Keila trucked out to Tuol Sambo after losing their homes in 1999 are managing to eke out an existence. But for most ‘it’s not a happy life’
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Five years on, life is a struggle for ‘AIDs colony’ families

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 20:48
The former residents of Borei Keila trucked out to Tuol Sambo after losing their homes in 1999 are managing to eke out an existence. But for most ‘it’s not a happy life’
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Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life 2014: Don't Just Stand There - Walk with Us!

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 17:54
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 22, 2014) -
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Fungus deadly to AIDS patients found to grow on trees

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 16:28
Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades. It literally grows on trees. The discovery is based on the science project of a 13-year-old girl, who spent the summer gathering soil and tree samples from areas around Los Angeles hardest hit by infections of the fungus named Cryptococcus ...
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Uganda: HIV Law - President Museveni Under Fire

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 03:50
[Observer]Even after the presidential assent, health rights civil society organisations want amendments to the contentious provisions in the 2014 HIV Prevention and Control Act.
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Leading HIV/AIDS activist wins $350,000 share of father's estate

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:01
The leading HIV/AIDS activist brother of a former Victorian government minister has been awarded $350,000 after winning a legal battle for a greater share of their father's estate. 
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:39
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Uganda: Controversial HIV Bill Signed Into Law

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:50
[IPS]Kampala -HIV/AIDS activists are adamant Uganda will not achieve an "AIDS-free generation" now a "backwards" HIV/AIDS Bill criminalising the "wilful and intentional" transmission of the disease has been signed into law.
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PrEP HIV prevention popular for men in intimate relationships with other men

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 04:00
Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy.
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Editorial: Meeting the twin threats of HIV/AIDS and Ebola

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 20:05
The first Filipino case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS),   was confirmed by the Department of Health in 1984 and the first Filipino death from AIDS came in 1992. The HIV virus originated in non-human primates in sub-Saharan Africa and was transmitted to humans in the late 19th or early 20th century. From the earliest recorded deaths ...
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Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:00
Region VII, comprised of the Central Visayas provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, ranks third among all regions in the Philippines with the highest prevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Citing figures of UNAIDS, the United Nations’ program on HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), on the prevalence of HIV positive cases, Cancino said the National ...
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Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:07
Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental (PNA) – Region VII, comprised of the Central Visayas provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, ranks third among all regions in the Philippines with the highest prevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This was disclosed by Fr. Rodolfo Cancino, Jr. MI, Executive Secretary of the Episcopal Commission on […]
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Ghanaian Actress shares how she contracted HIV on DSTV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:45
Ghanaian actress-cum-singer Joyce Dzidzor Nartey is a 27-year-old mother of 2. Nartey, an HIV/AIDS Awareness Ambassador, has said she contracted HIV in her church 7 years ago.
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All our news, features and news selected from other sources.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:24
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Expanded harm reduction provision achieves impressive reductions in HCV incidence among PWID in Scotland

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:09
All our news, features and news selected from other sources. A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Marking its 25th anniversary next month, the AIDS Walk for Life will hold its final event in London

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:13
Next month’s fundraising walk in London for HIV/AIDs, the 25th anniversary of the event, will be its last.
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Over 32,000 HIV/AIDS cases seen by year end

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:05
The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health (DOH). During the Senate inquiry on six bills that will strengthen policies on HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, DOH Assistant Secretary Enrique Tayag said the reported HIV ...
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Sharing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:09
A $2 million grant is supporting a multidisciplinary collaboration with Université d’ Etat d ’Haiti researching ways to mitigate the disease among Haitian adolescents.
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Over 32,000 HIV/AIDS cases seen by year end

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:21
The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health (DOH). During the Senate inquiry on six bills that will strengthen policies on HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, DOH […]
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Uganda: Helping HIV Positive Women Avoid Unplanned Pregnancies

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:50
[IPS]Barbara Kemigisa used to call herself an "HIV/AIDS campaigner". These days she would rather be known as an "HIV/AIDS family planning campaigner".
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