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DIFFA Announces 20th Annual Dining by Design Fundraiser to Fight HIV/AIDS - Interiors & Sources (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 17:24

DIFFA Announces 20th Annual Dining by Design Fundraiser to Fight HIV/AIDS
Interiors & Sources (press release)
As DIFFA National's largest fundraiser, DBD raises nearly a million dollars annually—contributing more than $42 million in grants to organizations combating HIV/AIDS nationwide since its founding in 1984. Dining by Design showcases imaginative, ...

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All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV - Advocate.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 10:36

Huffington Post

All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV
Advocate.com
The truth is that Trump, who said almost nothing regarding HIV/AIDS prior to his election, likely doesn't have a strategy in place for tackling the ongoing epidemic — or even maintaining the programs already in place. The 45th president mentioned HIV ...
The state of HIV Aids in Kisumu CountyThe Standard (press release)
Affordable, universal health care can help end AIDS -- just ask CanadaHuffington Post
TAG Expands Its End the Epidemic Campaign to Include Southern States Heavily Impacted by HIVTheBody.com
Yahoo Finance -Charleston Currents -Gay News Network
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Two-thirds of HIV clinics in the UK don't think there's a current need for specialist services for older HIV ... - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 05:34

Two-thirds of HIV clinics in the UK don't think there's a current need for specialist services for older HIV ...
aidsmap
Respondents said these should cover communication across specialities and broader information on conditions including non-AIDS cancers, falls, bone density, depression and cardiovascular risk. A large minority (41%) thought there was a need for ...

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Coming soon: news from CROI 2017 - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 05:19

aidsmap

Coming soon: news from CROI 2017
aidsmap
We will be reporting on key research presented at the conference, publishing news online and sending out four news bulletins – three the week of the conference and one the week after. The bulletins will be available in English, French, Spanish ...

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The state of HIV Aids in Kisumu County - The Standard (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 00:28

Charleston Currents

The state of HIV Aids in Kisumu County
The Standard (press release)
The Kenya Demographic Health Survey 2014 revealed that 10% of women and 10% of men in Kisumu County had never tested for HIV. The survey also revealed that 65% of women and 82% of men had a comprehensive knowledge of HIV and AIDS.
TAG Expands Its End the Epidemic Campaign to Include Southern States Heavily Impacted by HIVTheBody.com
FOCUS: Lowcountry AIDS Services targets high-risk, rural areasCharleston Currents
HIV Foundation Queensland to shut down in June, replaced with Sexual Health MACGay News Network
iTech Post
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A Ghanaian Lady is Spreading HIV/AIDS Disease in the UK - Ghanaian Pastor - GhanaWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 23:44

A Ghanaian Lady is Spreading HIV/AIDS Disease in the UK - Ghanaian Pastor
GhanaWeb
Oberempon of the Ogyaba Ministry Outreach, to be spreading HIV/AIDS disease among men having an affair with her. He has posted this defamatory information about her on WhatsApp and has been sending further threatening messages to her Facebook ...

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Battle to beat AIDS offers lessons in fighting opioid crisis - Langley Advance

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 17:32

Battle to beat AIDS offers lessons in fighting opioid crisis
Langley Advance
Nicholson, now a peer researcher with B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, was homeless and addicted on the streets of Vancouver a decade ago. Opioid addiction is the current health crisis in B.C. and the rest of Canada, but Nicholson was one of the ...

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Battle to beat AIDS offers lessons in fighting opioid crisis - Surrey Now

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 17:22

Battle to beat AIDS offers lessons in fighting opioid crisis
Surrey Now
Nicholson, now a peer researcher with B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, was homeless and addicted on the streets of Vancouver a decade ago. Opioid addiction is the current health crisis in B.C. and the rest of Canada, but Nicholson was one of the ...

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Transport costs hinder HIV/AIDs patients from accessing ARVs - New Vision

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 04:37

New Vision

Transport costs hinder HIV/AIDs patients from accessing ARVs
New Vision
Baylor treats about 7500 HIV/AIDS and close to 4000 are between the age of 10 and 24. Kekitiinwa asked government to fund HIV/AIDS organisations in areas of research, Laboratory equipment, areas she said international funders were not catering for.

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Stop Calling Donald Trump 'Pro-Life' - Right Wing Watch

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 18:36

Right Wing Watch

Stop Calling Donald Trump 'Pro-Life'
Right Wing Watch
Goldberg reports that Trump's move could jeopardize funding to the thousands of HIV/AIDS organizations that rely on PEPFAR funding. Trump's transition team has already questioned whether the U.S. should continue to fund PEPFAR, the successful ...
The “Mexico City Policy”: Why does it matter?WDEF News 12
Trump's global gag rule silences doctors and midwives and harms their patientsSTAT
When men make decisions about women's bodies, nobody winsThe Daily Vox (blog)

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Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 16:31

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
But under Trump's version of the rule the revision extends the gag rule to also affect NGOs that primarily combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, Zika, cancer, tuberculosis, and other dangerous or life-threatening diseases that attack both genders and all ages. It ...
A policy intended to cut abortions is likely to do just the oppositeThe Economist

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Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS - NBC New York

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 16:31

NBC New York

Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS
NBC New York
But under Trump's version of the rule the revision extends the gag rule to also affect NGOs that primarily combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, Zika, cancer, tuberculosis, and other dangerous or life-threatening diseases that attack both genders and all ages. It ...
A policy intended to cut abortions is likely to do just the oppositeThe Economist
The "Mexico City Policy": Why does it matter?CBS News
Trump's global gag rule silences doctors and midwives and harms their patientsSTAT
Truth-Out -World Health Organization -Facebook -Kaiser Family Foundation
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Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS - NBC 7 San Diego

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 16:31

NBC 7 San Diego

Trump's Expanded Mexico City Policy Could Affect Fight Against Zika, HIV/AIDS
NBC 7 San Diego
But under Trump's version of the rule the revision extends the gag rule to also affect NGOs that primarily combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, Zika, cancer, tuberculosis, and other dangerous or life-threatening diseases that attack both genders and all ages. It ...
Stop Calling Donald Trump 'Pro-Life'Right Wing Watch
The “Mexico City Policy”: Why does it matter?WDEF News 12
Trump's global gag rule silences doctors and midwives and harms their patientsSTAT
The Daily Vox (blog) -The White House -PandoDaily -Marie Stopes International
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CDC Cancels LGBT Youth Health Care Summit, Despite High HIV Rates - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 14:31

Orlando Sentinel

CDC Cancels LGBT Youth Health Care Summit, Despite High HIV Rates
TheBody.com
According to AIDS.gov and the CDC site about HIV/AIDS, -- both sites that are still up -- as of 2014, "Gay and bisexual men accounted for 83% (29,418) of the estimated new HIV diagnoses among all males aged 13 and older and 67% of the total estimated ...
CDC Indefinitely Postponed LGBT Youth Health Summit After ElectionTPM

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Stigma-Awareness Film, “Thicker Than Blood”, to be Rleased on ... - Knoe.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 13:13

Stigma-Awareness Film, “Thicker Than Blood”, to be Rleased on ...
Knoe.com
Every year individuals and organizations across the nation participate in National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) to promote HIV education, testing, ...

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Practice Blog: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy - AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 09:08

AIDS.gov blog (blog)

Practice Blog: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy
AIDS.gov blog (blog)
Launched by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, the National HIV AIDS Strategy [PDF 2,230 KB] is a five-year plan that details principles, priorities, and actions to guide our collective national response to the HIV epidemic. First released ...

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Man who filmed arrest speaks out over HIV/AIDS comments - Hamilton Spectator

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 07:54

Hamilton Spectator

Man who filmed arrest speaks out over HIV/AIDS comments
Hamilton Spectator
A man who shot a widely viewed video showing a Toronto Police arrest is speaking out over comments the officer made to him that are offensive to those living with HIV/AIDS. The video which surfaced Tuesday shows an officer telling the man filming that ...
Toronto police apologize for 'you're going to get AIDS' comment caught on videoCBC.ca
Police apologize after takedown caught on video | Warmington ...Toronto Sun
Toronto police demonstrate inclusiveness by Tasering man, making HIV-phobic commentDaily Xtra
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
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Abnormal antibody levels in intestine may promote inflammation in people with HIV-1

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 03:00
In people infected with HIV-1 virus, immune system cells in the intestinal tract may be unable to produce certain antibodies at the levels necessary to keep bacterial material from entering the...
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President Trump's Global Gag Rule Affects Fight to End the Spread of HIV/AIDS - Christian Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 22:27

Christian Post

President Trump's Global Gag Rule Affects Fight to End the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Christian Post
The article, which cites a study conducted by a group of nongovernment organization led by Population Action International, finds that the American law has inadvertently led to more people in the world becoming susceptible to HIV and AIDS. Also known ...
Stop Calling Donald Trump 'Pro-Life'Right Wing Watch
The “Mexico City Policy”: Why does it matter?WDEF News 12
Trump's global gag rule silences doctors and midwives and harms their patientsSTAT
The Daily Vox (blog) -PandoDaily -The White House
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Man who filmed arrest speaks out over HIV/AIDS comments, files complaint - Toronto Star

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 21:15

Toronto Star

Man who filmed arrest speaks out over HIV/AIDS comments, files complaint
Toronto Star
A man who shot a widely viewed video showing a Toronto Police arrest is speaking out over comments the officer made to him that are offensive to those living with HIV/AIDS. The video which surfaced Tuesday shows an officer telling the man filming that ...

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