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Chimp-carried HIV strains can be transferred to humans, study confirms

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 03:00
Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln confirm that strains of chimp-carried SIVs can infect human cells and subsequently mutate.
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Rwanda: HIV/Aids - How to Break the Bad News - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 01:47

Rwanda: HIV/Aids - How to Break the Bad News - allAfrica.com
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Opinion - There are two answers to expect when you take an HIV test - negative or positive. The biggest challenge, however, is how to receive the bad news.

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Gold mining firm raises 1.2bn/- for HIV/AIDS fight cau - Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:48

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Gold mining firm raises 1.2bn/- for HIV/AIDS fight cau
Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog)
GEITA Gold Mine (GGM) has managed to collect 1.2bn/- at its 15th 'Kilimanjaro Challenge against HIV/AIDS' initiative that would be directed to the fight against the malady in the country. 0 Comments. The money was collected under the challenge to trek ...

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EDITORIAL: HIV/AIDS fight not over yet - BDlive

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 23:49

BDlive

EDITORIAL: HIV/AIDS fight not over yet
BDlive
SA is the only high-burden country in Africa that funds more than 80% of its HIV/AIDS programmes itself, with R60bn set aside for this purpose over the next three years. At the last count, there were almost three-and-a-half-million patients on treatment.
Action focus shifts to steps to eradicate HIV/AidsIndependent Online
HIV AIDS remains a major health challenge – Lordina MahamaGhana Business News
New HIV/aids vaccine to help fight epidemicBosveld Review
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HIV/AIDS Candlelight Vigil Held | SaultOnline.com - SaultOnline.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 22:23

HIV/AIDS Candlelight Vigil Held | SaultOnline.com
SaultOnline.com
A brief but moving candlelight vigil was held tonight in Bellevue Park under the shelter. It was part of Sault Pridefest 2016 but was not held to help and mourn just ...

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Dailytimes | Balochistan to get HIV/Aids diagnostic centres - Daily Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:54

Daily Times

Dailytimes | Balochistan to get HIV/Aids diagnostic centres
Daily Times
QUETTA: Provincial Health Minister Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch has said that all districts of Balochistan would be provided with HIV/Aids diagnostic centres which ...

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'Ring' reduces HIV infection by 75pc: Study - The Herald

Google News - Microbicides - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:43

'Ring' reduces HIV infection by 75pc: Study
The Herald
Developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), the ring contained the antiretroviral drug called dapivirine. It is then placed high inside a woman's private parts where it steadily releases the medication over the course of the ...

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Riding for a cause: Hundreds biking to Montreal to raise money for HIV/AIDS - CBC.ca

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:12

insideTORONTO.com

Riding for a cause: Hundreds biking to Montreal to raise money for HIV/AIDS
CBC.ca
"I initially heard about the ride through an ex-lover who is impacted with the stigma of HIV/AIDS," explained Simon Lysnes. "And to see what he was doing — riding all the way to Montreal, 600 kilometres — was really inspiring. So the next year I ...
Cyclists ride to support Torontonians with HIV/AIDS in the Friends for Life Bike RallyinsideTORONTO.com
PWA Friends For Life Bike Rally Cycles Through Leeds-Grenville on ...Marketwired (press release)

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HIV/AIDS: How to break the bad news - The New Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:03

The New Times

HIV/AIDS: How to break the bad news
The New Times
There are two answers to expect when you take an HIV test – negative or positive. The biggest challenge, however, is how to receive the bad news. That is what healthcare providers are supposed to help patients with. Leonille, who is in her late 40s, is ...

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Dailytimes | Balochistan to have HIV/Aids diagnostic centers - Daily Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 12:53

Daily Times

Dailytimes | Balochistan to have HIV/Aids diagnostic centers
Daily Times
QUETTA: Provincial Health Minister, Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch has said that all districts of Balochistan would be provided with HIV/Aids diagnostic centers which ...

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Cyclists ride to support Torontonians with HIV/AIDS in the Friends for Life Bike Rally - insideTORONTO.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 11:12

insideTORONTO.com

Cyclists ride to support Torontonians with HIV/AIDS in the Friends for Life Bike Rally
insideTORONTO.com
An extended heat alert Sunday didn't dissuade a few hundred cyclists from hopping on their bikes to Montreal to raise money for Torontonians living with HIV/AIDS. Toronto People with AIDS Foundation's (PWA) Friends for Life Bike Rally left Allan ...
Riding for a cause: Hundreds biking to Montreal to raise money for HIV/AIDSCBC.ca

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Dilemma of a congregant living with HIV Aids - DailyNews

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 08:36

Dilemma of a congregant living with HIV Aids
DailyNews
HARARE - “With my strong faith, I never had a second thought, I believed the prophet when he said he could 'cleanse' me of HIV and I stopped taking ARVs.” Margaret Mazwi, 38, a mother of four, who is openly living with HIV Aids said. False hope on ...

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HIV AIDS remains a major health challenge – Lordina Mahama - Ghana Business News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 07:43

Ghana Business News

HIV AIDS remains a major health challenge – Lordina Mahama
Ghana Business News
Lordina Mahama, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, has said HIV and AIDS remains one of the major public health challenges in spite of the successes achieved in halting its spread. Today, an estimated number of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand ...
PEPFAR, partners award $85 million to 56 entities to reduce HIVHealio
HIV elimination: Lessons from CubaVanguard
Canada boosts aid to fight Big Three infectious diseasesThe Globe and Mail

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Nigeria: Foundation Tasks Delta Assembly On Passage of HIV/Aids ... - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 16:42

Nigeria: Foundation Tasks Delta Assembly On Passage of HIV/Aids ...
AllAfrica.com
Koyenum Immalah Foundation, a civil society organisation, on Saturday urged Delta House of Assembly to pass the Delta State Action Committee on AIDS ...

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Like our Facebook page - Ghana News Agency

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 13:49

Ghana News Agency

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She said in Africa, throughout the last decade, significant achievements have been made, in the response against HIV and AIDS, “and yet, the disease continues to have adverse impact on the lives of children, and families worldwide” adding that Sub ...
Ghanaian children to attend AIDS summer camp in ChinaNews Ghana

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Motsoaledi pleads with donor countries to continue contributing to ... - Eyewitness News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 07:27

Eyewitness News

Motsoaledi pleads with donor countries to continue contributing to ...
Eyewitness News
Motsoaledi says the reduction comes at a bad time when Aids services need to be scaled up rapidly.

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Andrew Loxley / International Partnership for Microbicides - WFDD

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 05:46

WFDD

Andrew Loxley / International Partnership for Microbicides
WFDD
When you're pregnant, going to the doctors can be exciting. You get to find out if you're having a boy or a girl. Maybe hear the baby's heart beat. But in southern Africa, many women find out something else. Sociologist Alison Groves recently ran a ...
Here's how a small ring might halve the new cases of HIVScienceAlert
Market constraints and uncertainties may limit the scale-up of HIV self-testingaidsmap

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The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control - WPPB

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 05:44

WPPB

The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control
WPPB
"Women do not have control over their lives sexually," says Zeda Rosenberg, the founder and CEO of the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides. Women may not know their partners' status and may be afraid to ask them to get tested. And they ...

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The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control - NPR

Google News - Microbicides - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 05:42

NPR

The HIV Trap: A Woman's Lack Of Control
NPR
In many places, women have no way to avoid exposure to HIV. "Women do not have control over their lives sexually," says Zeda Rosenberg, the founder and CEO of the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides. Women may not know their partners' ...
Here's how a small ring might halve the new cases of HIVScienceAlert

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Here's how a small ring might halve the new cases of HIV - ScienceAlert

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 15:24

Times LIVE

Here's how a small ring might halve the new cases of HIV
ScienceAlert
The ring is designed to release the antiretroviral drug dapivirine for 30 days at a time - after that, women are supposed to switch it out for a new one. The device was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a nonprofit ...
Market constraints and uncertainties may limit the scale-up of HIV self-testingaidsmap

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