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Thrive Alabama wins Elton John AIDS Foundation Grant - AL.com (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 17:22

Thrive Alabama wins Elton John AIDS Foundation Grant
AL.com (blog)
Thrive Alabama, a local nonprofit healthcare organization and longtime HIV/AIDS Service Organization, won a $25,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation for the agency's iAdvocate Project. This grant announcement is part of nearly $9.5 million in ...

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Mother-to-child HIV infections in Rwanda significantly down: official - Xinhua

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 14:35

RT

Mother-to-child HIV infections in Rwanda significantly down: official
Xinhua
KIGALI, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- The transmission of HIV/AIDS from mothers to children has significantly reduced to below one percent in Rwanda, a senior official said on Wednesday in the country's capital city Kigali. "Our country has made significant ...
Health insurer Aetna fined for leaking members' HIV statusRT
Over 10000 HIV cases recorded in first 11 months of 2017Manila Bulletin
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infections (AIDS) Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Regional Outlook And ...satPRnews (press release)

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Mnangagwa to champion HIV/AIDS fight - Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 05:30

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Mnangagwa to champion HIV/AIDS fight
Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)
The First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and UNAIDS Country Director, Mr Girmay Haile this Tuesday agreed to embark on a historic partnership where the First Lady expressed commitment to play a strategic national and international advocacy role in ending HIV ...
Number of deaths due to HIV in AsiaThe Nation
EDITORIAL - Take your health seriouslyBarbados Advocate

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Despite numerous risk factors for HIV, a high proportion of Malawian adolescent girls and young women don't see ... - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 02:23

Despite numerous risk factors for HIV, a high proportion of Malawian adolescent girls and young women don't see ...
aidsmap
Many adolescent girls and young women with multiple risk factors for infection with HIV do not consider themselves to be at high risk for acquiring the infection or worry about HIV, according to research conducted in Malawi and published in the Journal ...

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Number of deaths due to HIV in Asia - The Nation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 02:04

The Nation

Number of deaths due to HIV in Asia
The Nation
Although the number of deaths due to AIDS has declined significantly, the disease claimed 62,000 people in 2016. India remains the country with the third largest population of people with HIV after South Africa and Nigeria. In China, the number of ...

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HIV—Aids diagnostic centre set up in BBH - The Express Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 00:05

The Express Tribune

HIVAids diagnostic centre set up in BBH
The Express Tribune
RAWALPINDI: A diagnostic centre has been set up at Benazir Bhutto Hospital to stop the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) under Punjab AIDS control programme. According to a press ...

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American Crime Story: What We Know About Gianni Versace's Mysterious Illness - POPSUGAR

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 23:11

POPSUGAR

American Crime Story: What We Know About Gianni Versace's Mysterious Illness
POPSUGAR
The show never comes right out and says what illness Gianni has been diagnosed with, and this is a major point of contention between the show's version of events and what the Versace family claims is true. The show seems to be implying that Versace was ...

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Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV have suppressed viral load in eastern and southern Africa - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 19:29

Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV have suppressed viral load in eastern and southern Africa
aidsmap
Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys are household surveys that are being carried out by national ministries of health with funding from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. The surveys are designed to measure HIV incidence ...

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We Were There: the women HIV/AIDS left behind - ArtsHub

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:32

ArtsHub

We Were There: the women HIV/AIDS left behind
ArtsHub
The care Hoult received prompted him to think about the women who were at the coalface of HIV pandemic in its early years, advocates for raising awareness and reducing stigma of HIV and AIDS, and inspired him to tell their stories . 'So often stories ...

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First Lady leads fight against HIV, Aids | The Herald - The Herald

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:26

The Herald

First Lady leads fight against HIV, Aids | The Herald
The Herald
FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday met UNAIDS country director Mr Girmay Haile at Zimbabwe House and pledged to play a national and international advocacy role in the fight against HIV and Aids. In a meeting held at the First Lady's office at ...

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First Lady leads fight against HIV, Aids | The Herald - The Herald

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 17:23

The Herald

First Lady leads fight against HIV, Aids | The Herald
The Herald
FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday met UNAIDS country director Mr Girmay Haile at Zimbabwe House and pledged to play a national and international advocacy role in the fight against HIV and Aids. In a meeting held at the First Lady's office at ...

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A Match Made In An HIV Help Center - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:28

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

A Match Made In An HIV Help Center
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
According to official statistics, the number of people infected with HIV in Tajikistan stands at 7,552 -- including 2,820 women -- in the country of some 8 million. The national HIV-AIDS center says that 1,004 children have been born to HIV-positive ...

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How Trump's Policies Could Imperil LGBTQ Youth of Color Living With HIV - Slate Magazine

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:08

Slate Magazine

How Trump's Policies Could Imperil LGBTQ Youth of Color Living With HIV
Slate Magazine
This post is part of Outward, Slate's home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here. While the GOP celebrates its recent political victory of passing its massive tax code overhaul, the most vulnerable among us, especially LGBTQ ...

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Microbicides: The Basics - TheBody.com

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 08:41

TheBody.com

Microbicides: The Basics
TheBody.com
Microbicides are products designed to be applied in the vagina and/or rectum to reduce the risk of getting HIV if exposed to it during sex. No licensed microbicide is available. It is possible that one microbicide, delivered via a ring worn in the ...

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Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV have suppressed viral load in eastern and southern Africa - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:26

Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV have suppressed viral load in eastern and southern Africa
aidsmap
Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) surveys are household surveys that are being carried out by national ministries of health with funding from the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. The surveys are designed to measure HIV incidence ...

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HIV/AIDS cure latest news 2018: Slow-release pill could potentially solve glaring problem in disease treatment - ChristianToday

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:45

ChristianToday

HIV/AIDS cure latest news 2018: Slow-release pill could potentially solve glaring problem in disease treatment
ChristianToday
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts have found a convenient way to possibly combat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS ...

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“The Courage to Just Give a Damn”: Editor Patrick Ryan Gass on HIV/AIDS Documentary Quiet Heroes - Filmmaker Magazine

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:41

Filmmaker Magazine

“The Courage to Just Give a Damn”: Editor Patrick Ryan Gass on HIV/AIDS Documentary Quiet Heroes
Filmmaker Magazine
In 1981, Dr. Kristen Ries and her partner Maggie Snyder were the only medical professionals in Utah to treat people with HIV/AIDS. Jenny Mackenzie's new documentary, Quiet Heroes, tells their story. Mackenzie previously directed similar healthcare ...

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Researchers borrow from AIDS playbook to tackle rheumatic heart disease - Science Daily

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:27

Researchers borrow from AIDS playbook to tackle rheumatic heart disease
Science Daily
With this question in mind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, along with investigators and clinicians based in Uganda, borrowed an HIV/AIDS innovation to seek inroads ...

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USC partners with Black AIDS Institute and Full Frequency Media to address the alarming HIV/AIDS rates among Black ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:46

USC partners with Black AIDS Institute and Full Frequency Media to address the alarming HIV/AIDS rates among Black ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7, 2018), the University of Southern California – Black Alumni Association and Institute for Diversity and Empowerment at ...

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Researchers borrow from AIDS playbook to tackle rheumatic heart disease - Medical Xpress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:46

Researchers borrow from AIDS playbook to tackle rheumatic heart disease
Medical Xpress
With this question in mind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, along with investigators and clinicians based in Uganda, borrowed an HIV/AIDS innovation to seek inroads ...

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