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Local AIDS researcher calls for more federal support

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 14:54
Dr. Julio Montaner has just been named to the Order of Canada for his decades of work researching HIV/AIDS. He wants to government to devote more resources to the issue.
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Officials reprimanded in central China over developer's AIDS scare tactics

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 10:48
Police in central China detained five people and four officials were reprimanded after reports that a construction firm employed HIV/AIDS sufferers to scare residents into vacating their houses, the state news agency reported on Saturday (Sunday NZT).
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Four officials reprimanded in central China over developer's AIDS scare tactics - Xinhua

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 09:26
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in central China detained five people and four officials were reprimanded after reports that a construction firm employed HIV/AIDS sufferers to scare residents into vacating their houses, the state news agency reported on Saturday. Forced demolitions are a frequent cause of unrest and anger in China, with local governments and developers often accused of using thugs ...
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Four officials reprimanded in central China over developer's AIDS scare tactics - Xinhua

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/27/2014 - 09:26
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in central China detained five people and four officials were reprimanded after reports that a construction firm employed HIV/AIDS sufferers to scare residents into vacating their houses, the state news agency reported on Saturday. Forced demolitions are a frequent cause of unrest and anger in China, with local governments and developers often accused of using thugs ...
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Dr. Julio Montaner Appointed Officer Of The Order Of Canada

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 19:45
Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The veteran researcher is widely recognized as a major contributor to the establishment of a global standard of care in the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS. He developed treatments for HIV/AIDS over the course of several ...
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AIDS pioneer Dr. Julio Montaner appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 16:58
Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada.
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Dr. Julio Montaner appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 16:48
Just a month after B.C. recognized him for a lifetime of work in HIV/AIDS, the Governor General has appointed Dr. Julio Montaner as an Officer of the Order of Canada.
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Unlicensed doctor with dirty needles infects 119 with HIV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 01:27
      BANGKOK - Medical experts have rushed to a village in Cambodia's Battambang province to screen hundreds of locals for HIV after an unlicensed doctor allegedly used unsterilized needles and reused syringes on them. The Cambodian health authorities have clamped down on news after word leaked that well over 100 people had been infected by the virus that causes Aids. A rural medic, Yem Chhrin ...
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'Doc with dirty needles infected 119 with HIV'

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 20:47
Medical experts have rushed to a village in Cambodia's Battambang province to screen hundreds of locals for HIV after an unlicensed doctor allegedly used unsterilised needles and reused syringes on them
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Aspen, Cipla win share of $860 mln S.Africa AIDS drug tender

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 05:03
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will spend 10 billion rand ($860 million) between 2015 and 2017 on life-prolonging HIV/AIDS treatment drugs, health authorities said on Wednesday, as studies show the prevalence of the virus is rising. The health department selected four pharmaceutical companies, including Africa's biggest generic drugmaker Aspen Pharmacare, to make and supply the drugs to ...
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Aspen, Cipla win share of $860 million S.Africa AIDS drug tender

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 04:49
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will spend 10 billion rand ($860 million) between 2015 and 2017 on life-prolonging HIV/AIDS treatment drugs, health authorities said on Wednesday, as studies show ...
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Aspen, Cipla win share of $860 mln S.Africa AIDS drug tender

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 04:47
South Africa will spend 10 billion rand between 2015 and 2017 on life-prolonging HIV/AIDS treatment drugs, health authorities said on Wednesday, as studies show the prevalence of the virus is rising. The ...
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Logistics Coordinator

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 04:13
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), based in Los Angeles, California, is the largest community-based provider of HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the United States. AHF provides and shares its expertise in health care systems and management of HIV/AIDS programs in resource poor settings globally.
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Chinese Officials Investigate Land Grabs by ‘AIDS Demolition Team’

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 03:29
"Leave your homes, or we will give you AIDS"
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HIV has claimed 500,000 lives, government official

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 00:13
AT LEAST half a million Zimbabweans have died of HIV/AIDS related illnesses over the past 16 years, a senior government health official has said. The death toll has however ebbed significantly over the years as access to treatment has improved.
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