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HIV/AIDS cases in Namibe decrease - AngolaPress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:40

HIV/AIDS cases in Namibe decrease
AngolaPress
Namibe - At least 67 new cases of HIV / AIDS were recorded in the first quarter of this year, in southwestern Namibe province, against seven of the previous period, reported Friday the head of the Department of Public Health and Control of Endemic ...

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Rate of HIV & AIDS in E/Region worrying - GhanaWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:39

GhanaWeb

Rate of HIV & AIDS in E/Region worrying
GhanaWeb
A midwife at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Health Directorate, Ms Evelyn Doku, has expressed concern over the spate of HIV/AIDS cases in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality and the entire Eastern Region and cautioned the people, particularly the ...

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Bernie Sanders Angers HIV/AIDS Activists by Misrepresenting Meeting - Towleroad

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:31

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Bernie Sanders Angers HIV/AIDS Activists by Misrepresenting Meeting
Towleroad
Bernie Sanders met with HIV/AIDS activists on Wednesday and then pissed them off by putting out a press release suggesting that their meeting was about his endorsement of AIDS Healthcare Foundation's ballot initiative to lower prices for ...
Berned Again: HIV/AIDS Activists Say Bernie Sanders 'Misled' Public and 'Exploited' Their MeetingMediaite
HIV/AIDS activists upset with Sanders after meetingWashington Blade
HIV/AIDS Fast FactsGant Daily
LGBTQ Nation -AllAfrica.com -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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5.7m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS – Ex-African Presidents - Vanguard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 03:02

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5.7m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS – Ex-African Presidents
Vanguard
ABUJA—FORMER African Presidents, under the aegis of Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation in Africa, yesterday said over 3.4 per cent of Nigerians were currently living with the dreaded HIV/AIDS. With the percentage put forward by the ex- presidents, ...
About 5.7m Nigerians have HIV/AIDS – African ex-leadersTODAY.ng
Nigerian Senate Promises To Sustain War On HIV/AIDSCHANNELS TELEVISION
'5.7m Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS'BusinessDay
The Eagle Online -Leadership Newspapers -NAIJ.COM
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AIDS activists blast Sanders, say he “used and abused” them by lying about meeting - AMERICAblog (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:52

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AIDS activists blast Sanders, say he “used and abused” them by lying about meeting
AMERICAblog (blog)
AIDS activists are publicly excoriating Bernie Sanders after the Democratic presidential candidate outright lied about his oft-postponed meeting with HIV/AIDS leaders yesterday. Sanders had agreed to the meeting a while ago, then abruptly canceled; ...
AHF Co-Opts Sanders MessageSouthFloridaGayNews.com

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Nigerian Senate Promises To Sustain War On HIV/AIDS - CHANNELS TELEVISION

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:40

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Nigerian Senate Promises To Sustain War On HIV/AIDS
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Senate President promised that the National Assembly would play its own role in the areas of funding and advocacy in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The leader of the delegation and former President of Botswana, Dr Festus Mogae had earlier ...
National Assembly to prioritize fight against HIV/AIDS – SarakiTODAY.ng
Read why Obasanjo, other ex-African Presidents warn NigeriaNAIJ.COM
5.7m Nigerians have HIV/AIDS, say African ex-leadersNigeria Today

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The Unintended Effects of Global Health Initiatives on HIV/AIDS NGOs in China - Bryn Mawr Now

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:33

The Unintended Effects of Global Health Initiatives on HIV/AIDS NGOs in China
Bryn Mawr Now
From 2007 to 2011, Casey Miller spent 17 months in Northwest China examining the consequences two of the biggest global health initiatives, the Global Fund and the Gates Foundation, have had on NGOs engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in ...

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National Assembly to prioritize fight against HIV/AIDS – Saraki - TODAY.ng

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 14:28

TODAY.ng

National Assembly to prioritize fight against HIV/AIDS – Saraki
TODAY.ng
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said the National Assembly will continue to give required attention to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the country. Saraki stated this when he received a delegation from the Champions ...
Read why Obasanjo, other ex-African Presidents warn NigeriaNAIJ.COM

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Read why Obasanjo, other ex-African Presidents warn Nigeria - NAIJ.COM

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:20

Read why Obasanjo, other ex-African Presidents warn Nigeria
NAIJ.COM
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other ex-presidents of African countries on Thursday, May 26, warned Nigeria to increase its tempo in the fight against HIV/AIDS to forestall rising rate of infections. The former Presidents under the aegis of ...
National Assembly to prioritize fight against HIV/AIDS – SarakiThe Eagle Online

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Togo to Distribute Over 10 Million Condoms to Fight HIV/AIDS - SIGNAL (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:18

SIGNAL (press release)

Togo to Distribute Over 10 Million Condoms to Fight HIV/AIDS
SIGNAL (press release)
The coordinator for the National Anti-AIDS Committee's secretariat, Vincent Pitche, said the national campaign would target youths and urban population. “We want to encourage the targeted population to change their behaviour and promote use of condoms ...

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Pia Wurtzbach: Taboos on sex, misinformation lead to rise of HIV/AIDS cases in PHL - GMA News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 02:16

GMA News

Pia Wurtzbach: Taboos on sex, misinformation lead to rise of HIV/AIDS cases in PHL
GMA News
But in an interview with advocacy group amfAR published on May 18, she said that "as a 'pretty face' who's wearing a crown", she has the chance to "reel people in" and then "hit them with a message." Wurtzbach said that government officials should ...

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Man devastated to learn he wasn't HIV/AIDS positive for past 8 years after all - Shanghaiist

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:47

Man devastated to learn he wasn't HIV/AIDS positive for past 8 years after all
Shanghaiist
53-year-old Yang Shoufa lived under the impression that he was HIV/AIDS positive for 8 years. However, after checking into a hospital for a variety of health problems in 2012, Yang was informed he had been wrongly diagnosed and is now seeking 2 million ...

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Prince Died from HIV/AIDS, Sources Say - Santa monica Observed

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 01:37

Prince Died from HIV/AIDS, Sources Say
Santa monica Observed
Sadly Prince Rogers Nelson passed away April 21, 2016, aged 57. Two days before, a confidential source came to SMObserved.com and told us that Prince was dying of AIDS. Our source said Prince contracted HIV in the 90's which he kept private. HIV/AIDS ...

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Sanders makes commitment for Dem platform in HIV/AIDS meeting - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 21:43

Washington Blade

Sanders makes commitment for Dem platform in HIV/AIDS meeting
Washington Blade
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a new commitment to highlight access to generic medications during a meeting with HIV/AIDS activists, according to attendees at the meeting. The meeting took place late Wednesday in San Bernadino ...

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Sanders makes commitment for Dem platform in HIV/AIDS meeting - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 21:43

Washington Blade

Sanders makes commitment for Dem platform in HIV/AIDS meeting
Washington Blade
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a new commitment to highlight access to generic medications during a meeting with HIV/AIDS activists, according to attendees at the meeting. The meeting took place late Wednesday in San Bernadino ...

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Obasanjo, two others meet Buhari on funding HIV/AIDS response - TODAY.ng

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:23

TODAY.ng

Obasanjo, two others meet Buhari on funding HIV/AIDS response
TODAY.ng
Three eminent African leaders and UNAIDS Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to encourage domestic funding of AIDS response. This was contained in a statement signed by Charles-Martin Jjuuko, the ...

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Uganda: HIV/Aids Fight Taken to Pulpits - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 07:08

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Uganda: HIV/Aids Fight Taken to Pulpits
AllAfrica.com
Ever since HIV/Aids became a pandemic characterising sub-Saharan Africa, stigma has proven to be a barrier to successful intervention. Existing social inequalities based on, among other things, gender and age, reinforce stigma, a form of prejudice that ...
49 HIV/AIDS deaths in Sabah last yearDaily Express

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Nigeria: Kaduna HIV/Aids Cases Drop in One Year - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 06:29

Nigeria: Kaduna HIV/Aids Cases Drop in One Year
AllAfrica.com
Kaduna — Kaduna State Government yesterday said HIV/AIDS cases in the state had dropped from 9% to 0.2% in the past one year, making it the leading state in the control of the dreaded virus. At a briefing, Commissioner for Health, Professor Andrew Nok ...

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Kaduna HIV/AIDS cases drop in one year - Vanguard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:09

Vanguard

Kaduna HIV/AIDS cases drop in one year
Vanguard
He said: “Kaduna State has been adjudged the best state in the test of HIV/AIDS in the country. This has earned the state two consecutive United Nations AIDS test awards. We won first prize in the first round of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, MNCH ...

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HIV/Aids fight taken to pulpits - The Observer (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:50

The Observer (blog)

HIV/Aids fight taken to pulpits
The Observer (blog)
Ever since HIV/Aids became a pandemic characterising sub-Saharan Africa, stigma has proven to be a barrier to successful intervention. Existing social inequalities based on, among other things, gender and age, reinforce stigma, a form of prejudice that ...

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