Kenya – A 19-year old Kenyan college student has claimed that her mission is to infect 2000 men with HIV/AIDS, as revenge against a fellow student who passed the disease on to her in September last year, reported the Times Live on Wednesday. The girl, who alleged she already had sex with 324 men without […]
Health officials say more work is needed to fight HIV/AIDS in Laos, which has an over-reliance on foreign donors and lack of government support, as well as limited treatment coverage and a widespread gap of awareness and testing.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/12 March) — Health personnel in South Cotabato province have stepped up their awareness campaign on the human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) due… »
One person's unique ability to fight HIV has provided key insights into an immune response that researchers now hope to trigger with a vaccine, according to findings reported by a team that includes Duke Medicine scientists.The person had a rare combination of both lupus and HIV.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was moved to tears at the press conference for The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), country mission on HIV at the Bhabha Municipal Hospital in Mumbai. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in the year 2013 and since then she has been spotted regularly attending ...
THE lack of knowledge on HIV/AIDS in rural areas is a concern for Business Against HIV-AIDS (BAHA).
As part of the war against HIV/AIDS, stakeholders on Monday in Abuja expressed the need to reduce Mother-To-Child-Transmission in the country, which is regarded as one of the highest globally. Speaking on the topic, “Utilising research result in improving HIV response in Nigeria,” the Director-General of National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Prof. John... [Read More...]
MUMBAI -- Cipla Ltd , which competed with multinational drug firms by cutting HIV treatment cost to a fraction of the prevailing rate, is hoping to make a similar impact...
In conjunction with International Women's Day (March 8, 2014), a practical andeducational tool on the topic of young women living with HIV has been developed by Womenfor Positive Action (a global, multidisciplinary group of experts committed to addressingthe specific concerns of women living with HIV).
Two new studies released by Epicentre,the research arm of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at CROI, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, point to reductions in new HIV infections in areas where HIV treatment has been greatly expanded.
The nation’s oldest civil rights organization brought its newest initiative, Black Church and Social Justice Imperative, to the forefront of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Monday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The three major companies in Louisiana offering coverage through the federal insurance exchange have agreed to continue to accept premium payments through Nov. 15 from a program that helps HIV/AIDS patients cover their health care costs. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1gfV7eO ) the agreement ...
Monday is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Three Louisiana insurers agreed on Monday to continue to accept payments from a federal program for low-income people with HIV/AIDS to cover their Obamacare insurance premiums, the carriers said during a hearing in U.S. District Court. Earlier this year BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana, the state's largest carrier, said it would begin rejecting checks from a federal program called the Ryan ...
Important information about HIV/AIDS and women.
Activists in Columbus are asking women and girls throughout the Chattahoochee Valley to get tested for HIV. Monday March 10 is National HIV and AIDS Awareness Day for women and girls.
The most recent surveillance data collected by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) indicates that 6,600 women are living with...
Seattle BioMed Awarded $9.8 Million Grant from the National Institutes of Health to Develop Vaccine Against HIV/AIDS
SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle BioMed today announced that it has received a seven year Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) grant from the National Institute ...
First Teaser for HBO's 'Normal Heart': Mark Ruffalo Fights to Expose Truth About HIV/AIDS Crisis
Ruffalo plays an HIV/AIDS activist in the Ryan Murphy-directed TV movie, joined by Julia Roberts who stars as a physician who treats several of the earliest victims in the 1980s.
[New Times]Patrick Nimubona is the project coordinator, Children Affected By HIV/AIDS (CHABHA), an association that supports grassroots projects working with children affected the pandemic. He shared CHABHA's overall mission with Moses Opobo.