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Zim urged to include key populations in HIV/Aids fight - Chronicle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 18:14

Chronicle

Zim urged to include key populations in HIV/Aids fight
Chronicle
ZIMBABWE may not win the fight to end HIV and Aids by 2030 if it continues to ignore key populations which include sex workers and prisoners whose HIV prevalence is way above the national average of 13 percent. The key populations identified by the ...
Officials: State too slow in sharing HIV/AIDS infoTerre Haute Tribune Star
JP Nadda launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS', promises ART to all infectedIndia Samvad
In the news: New 'test and treat' HIV policy, Cipla vs the pharma pricing regulator and moreScroll.in
Daily News & Analysis -The Siasat Daily
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HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic Plan - NewsBytes

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 07:58

NewsBytes

HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic Plan
NewsBytes
Union Ministry on Health and Family Welfare is planning to formulate a National Strategic Plan to effectively eliminate HIV/AIDS in seven years. "These seven years will be crucial for ending AIDS", said union minister Nadda, while adding the Ministry ...
Centre's 'Test and Treat' HIV policy will 'end the AIDS epidemic' in India by 2030, says UN groupScroll.in
AIDS Society welcomes Union govt's 'Test and Treat' policyThe Indian Express
JP Nadda launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS', promises ART to all infectedIndia Samvad
The Hindu -Daily News & Analysis
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Centre's 'Test and Treat' HIV policy will 'end the AIDS epidemic' in India by 2030, says UN group - Scroll.in

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Centre's 'Test and Treat' HIV policy will 'end the AIDS epidemic' in India by 2030, says UN group
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Dr IS Gilada, president of AIDS Society of India, told The Indian Express that most of their suggestions, such as provision of life and medical insurance to the patients, right of adoption for couples affected by HIV and right of residence, were ...
HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic PlanNewsBytes
AIDS Society welcomes Union govt's 'Test and Treat' policyThe Indian Express
JP Nadda launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS', promises ART to all infectedIndia Samvad
The Hindu -Daily News & Analysis
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National roundup: 'Mormon and Gay,' Stonewall Awards, trans report - Windy City Times

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 15:46

Windy City Times

National roundup: 'Mormon and Gay,' Stonewall Awards, trans report
Windy City Times
Recent studies of enema microbicides that protect against HIV transmission have shown promising results in monkeys, and human studies are planned in the near future, Plus Magazine reported. Microbial enemas were developed in part because of the ...

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Budget blueprint threatens research essential to end epidemics of HIV/AIDS - Windy City Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 15:40

Windy City Times

Budget blueprint threatens research essential to end epidemics of HIV/AIDS
Windy City Times
Treatment Action Group ( TAG ) releases this statement in strong opposition to the President's 2018 budget blueprint. The blueprint threatens research essential to ending the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis ( TB ), and hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) in ...

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie compares current opioid crisis to 1980s HIV/AIDS epidemic - LGBTQ Nation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 15:15

LGBTQ Nation

NJ Gov. Chris Christie compares current opioid crisis to 1980s HIV/AIDS epidemic
LGBTQ Nation
Chris Christie compared the state's opioid addiction crisis to the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the 1980s during an event in Atlantic City. “There's a lot of similarities,” he said. “People who are in denial about the lives that are being lost; certain ...

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QC's HIV-AIDS program cited - Tempo

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 14:12

QC's HIV-AIDS program cited
Tempo
Youth leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-countries cited the Quezon City government's anti HIV-AIDS program, particularly its non-discrimination policy in its social hygiene clinics. Young leaders from Singapore, ...

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HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016-official - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 10:33

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016-official
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
According to Okoro, the prevalence of HIV had reduced drastically in the FCT with the agency's massive enlightenment campaign, especially in 2016. He also said that FACA had designed a five-year strategic plan from, 2017 to 2021, on eradicating HIV ...

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HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016 ... - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 10:33

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

HIV/AIDS: FACA distributes 7m condoms to FCT residents in 2016 ...
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) said it distributed seven million condoms to FCT residents in 2016, to prevent the ...

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JP Nadda launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS', promises ART to all infected - India Samvad

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 05:29

India Samvad

JP Nadda launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS', promises ART to all infected
India Samvad
New Delhi, April 29: In a positive development for the medical world in India on Thursday, Union Health Minister J P Nadda announced that anybody who is tested and found positive for HIV-AIDS will get ART(Antiretroviral Therapy) irrespective of CD ...
AIDS control programme running blind without enough testing kits ...The Hindu
Centre to develop national strategic plan to eliminate AIDS : PTI feed ...India Today
Government launches new Test and Treat policy for HIVHindustan Times
India.com -The Siasat Daily
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Officials: State too slow in sharing HIV/AIDS info - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 23:37

Terre Haute Tribune Star

Officials: State too slow in sharing HIV/AIDS info
Terre Haute Tribune Star
A state association of county and city health officials is asking the Indiana Department of Health for changes in how HIV/AIDS cases are reported to help prevent spread of the disease. Currently, HIV/AIDS, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases ...
Zim urged to include key populations in HIV/Aids fightChronicle
HIV: Health ministry to formulate seven-year National Strategic PlanNewsBytes
AIDS Society welcomes Union govt's 'Test and Treat' policyThe Indian Express
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Three Denton residents to cycle 500 miles this June for HIV/AIDS awareness - Denton Record Chronicle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:54

Denton Record Chronicle

Three Denton residents to cycle 500 miles this June for HIV/AIDS awareness
Denton Record Chronicle
Karl Gossot of Denton will travel across four states this June on his way to California. But his reason for doing so hits home. About 550 miles of cycling in seven days from San Francisco to Los Angeles await him for HIV/AIDS awareness, something he ...

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Colorado HIV Advocacy Day: Success! - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:12

TheBody.com

Colorado HIV Advocacy Day: Success!
TheBody.com
We had 25 people participate in our two day training early in April, some who traveled more than 400 miles to join us. This early chance to discuss the science of HIV, basics of advocacy, language and partnership with CORA organizations gave us a ...

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STD Spotlight: Hepatitis C - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:12

TheBody.com

STD Spotlight: Hepatitis C
TheBody.com
It's actually so low that the CDC does not call for routine testing of HCV in HIV-negative individuals where sex is the only risk factor (This testing recommendation may be changing soon in the wake of a few small, studies that have found possible ...
HIV and Hepatitis: Know Your Status and Learn About the FDA's RoleFDA.gov

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Are you Dining Out for Life? Phoenix restaurants donate proceeds for AIDS support April 27 - AZCentral.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:29

AZCentral.com

Are you Dining Out for Life? Phoenix restaurants donate proceeds for AIDS support April 27
AZCentral.com
April 27 is the annual Dining Out for Life, a nationwide fundraiser for HIV/AIDS support organizations. More than 20 restaurants in the Phoenix area are hoping diners will join them in raising money for the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. Wendy ...
Dining Out for Life happening today to benefit local AIDS/HIV service ...KTUU.com
Over 250 Denver, Boulder restaurants and breweries to donate ...The Denver Channel
19th Annual AIDS Hike for Life raises over $36000The Spectator
WIAT 42 -KFOX El Paso -Creative Loafing Tampa
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To End AIDS In The United States, Stay True To The National HIV/AIDS Strategy - Seattle Medium

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:29

Seattle Medium

To End AIDS In The United States, Stay True To The National HIV/AIDS Strategy
Seattle Medium
Ten years ago, hundreds of organizations and individuals signed a petition calling on all presidential candidates to create a national AIDS strategy. We knew the approach to HIV in the U.S. had to change. If you read about AIDS in the paper, then it ...
NJ Gov. Chris Christie compares current opioid crisis to 1980s HIV/AIDS epidemicLGBTQ Nation
Chris Christie Compares AIDS/HIV And Drug Addiction EpidemicsTheFix.com
Christie: Drug addiction should be treated like AIDSAsbury Park Press
U.S. News & World Report
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Alcohol defeating war against HIV/Aids scourge in western ... - The Star, Kenya

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:17

The Star, Kenya

Alcohol defeating war against HIV/Aids scourge in western ...
The Star, Kenya
Alcohol consumption among persons living with HIV is hampering the war against the scourge in Kenya, a new study shows.The study conducted by two ...
'Talk openly about HIV/Aids' | The HeraldThe Herald

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Zimbabwe: HIV, Aids Chokes Informal Sector - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 07:00

Times Now

Zimbabwe: HIV, Aids Chokes Informal Sector
AllAfrica.com
A NATIONAL Aids Council (NAC) report has revealed that HIV and Aids is wreaking havoc in the country's informal sector, a development likely to affect Zimbabwe's economic recovery due to the fact that the sector is now a predominant factor in the economy.
India's first free condom store aims to reduce new cases of HIV/AIDSTimes Now
Now, Get Condoms Delivered To Your Doorstep Absolutely FreeHuffington Post India

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Illovo hold HIV/Aids awareness in Nkhotakota - Nyasa Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 23:50

Nyasa Times

Illovo hold HIV/Aids awareness in Nkhotakota
Nyasa Times
As one way of promoting a healthy workplace and nation, Illovo Sugar Company last Saturday organized a health awareness day that mostly tackled on issues of HIV/AIDS where Nkhotakota North constituency member of parliament Frank Mphande hailed ...

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