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Medication prevents HIV/AIDS has 92% success rate, but people don't know about it yet - ZME Science

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 12:17

ZME Science

Medication prevents HIV/AIDS has 92% success rate, but people don't know about it yet
ZME Science
So we're getting there in terms of science and the anti-HIV drugs are getting better and better. But moving things from the lab and into society is a whole new ball game. Dr. Eugene McCray, director of the CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention says it ...

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Call for Blogs: Letters to a Young Activist - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 10:03

TheBody.com

Call for Blogs: Letters to a Young Activist
TheBody.com
Do you remember the first time you attended a workshop, the magic and beauty of that moment? Do you remember being inspired? Being activated? Do you remember falling in love with the movement? Do you remember the first workshop you led?

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RVHA Wants Increased Efforts At Combating HIV, AIDS - The Tide

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 01:07

RVHA Wants Increased Efforts At Combating HIV, AIDS
The Tide
The Rivers State House of Assembly (RSHA) has called on all revalent stakeholders and the private sector to join hands in combating HIV and AIDS in the state. The speaker of the house, Rt Hon. Ikumyi-Owaji Ibani made the call, when he received a ...

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PNG leader says HIV/AIDS remains a stigma with churches | Radio ... - Radio New Zealand

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 16:13

Radio New Zealand

PNG leader says HIV/AIDS remains a stigma with churches | Radio ...
Radio New Zealand
A Christian leader in Papua New Guinea says the country's churches need to overcome discrimination and stigma to make a real difference in combating the ...
Antibody Trial Puts Science Closer to HIV Vaccine - NewsweekNewsweek

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Uganda: U.S. Government to Continue HIV/Aids, Security Support to ... - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 14:34

Uganda: U.S. Government to Continue HIV/Aids, Security Support to ...
AllAfrica.com
The United States Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac has said she does not expect the Trump administration to stop funding health and military support ...

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'AIDS victims' stories better deterrent to sex than condoms' - Philippine Star

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 12:33

Philippine Star

'AIDS victims' stories better deterrent to sex than condoms'
Philippine Star
Instead of distributing condoms in schools, the Department of Health (DOH) should convince people with HIV/AIDS to tell their stories to the youth to discourage them from engaging in unsafe sex, a group of private schools in the country said yesterday.
Unprepared Philippines Faces AIDS ScourgeAsia Sentinel
Estremera: That condom thingSun.Star

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Over 1000 people live with HIV/Aids in Jonglei: official - Sudan Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 03:55

Over 1000 people live with HIV/Aids in Jonglei: official
Sudan Tribune
In an interview with Sudan Tribune Friday, the coordinator for HIV/Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Ajak Mac Gut, said infection was prevalence rate was high within ages 15 to 46. “HIV is very high among the youth, mostly from the age ...

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Pia attends event on HIV/AIDS despite hectic Miss Universe schedule - ABS-CBN News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/22/2017 - 03:53

ABS-CBN News

Pia attends event on HIV/AIDS despite hectic Miss Universe schedule
ABS-CBN News
MANILA – Despite her hectic schedule leading up to the 65th Miss Universe pageant, titleholder Pia Wurtzbach still makes time to pursue her advocacy on HIV/AIDS awareness. Over the weekend, Wurtzbach attended an event where she turned over more ...

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Art can help HIV, AIDS prevention and advocacy - The Desert Sun

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/21/2017 - 14:04

The Desert Sun

Art can help HIV, AIDS prevention and advocacy
The Desert Sun
Not all of us can be ambassadors, but now our works of art can! Through the unique “HeArt of Giving” program at Desert Aids Project, an art donation becomes not only an immediate joy to view, but the promise of a future cash infusion to help continue ...

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Report: Trump closes down White House Office of AIDS Policy - Queerty

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 20:47

Queerty

Report: Trump closes down White House Office of AIDS Policy
Queerty
As Walsh reports on his blog, Kenneth in the 212: “…a source in the HIV/AIDS research community tells me Trump has already closed the Office of National AIDS Policy, whose page has also been disabled. Revisionist LGBT activists should note the office ...
LGBT rights page gone from White House websiteThe Hill

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AIDS foundation criticized for political activity - Los Angeles Independent

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 17:05

Los Angeles Independent

AIDS foundation criticized for political activity
Los Angeles Independent
“The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has spent millions and millions of dollars on a misguided effort that will hurt Los Angeles renters instead of fulfilling their organizational mission of helping people with HIV/AIDS,” said Torie Osborn, the former CEO ...

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Researcher fears Trump presidency will hurt HIV research, LGBTQ community - Daily Bruin

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:07

Daily Bruin

Researcher fears Trump presidency will hurt HIV research, LGBTQ community
Daily Bruin
He has worked as an activist, a hotline counselor and is currently an administrator for a program that develops microbicides, which are topically applied medicines that would prevent HIV from being transferred. He has seen the damage the virus can do ...

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Researcher fears Trump presidency will hurt HIV research, LGBTQ community - Daily Bruin

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:07

Daily Bruin

Researcher fears Trump presidency will hurt HIV research, LGBTQ community
Daily Bruin
He has worked as an activist, a hotline counselor and is currently an administrator for a program that develops microbicides, which are topically applied medicines that would prevent HIV from being transferred. He has seen the damage the virus can do ...

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#WhyWeMarch: Toward Liberation and Justice - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:17

#WhyWeMarch: Toward Liberation and Justice
TheBody.com
We march because we have fought to openly and proudly live with HIV in a world that sees our bodies as disposable, corrupted, and diseased. We march because we will not be told what we can and cannot do with our bodies. We march because we will not ...

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'Lost And Found' Brings Bay Area Artists Together For Performances, Conversations On HIV/AIDS - Hoodline

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:52

Hoodline

'Lost And Found' Brings Bay Area Artists Together For Performances, Conversations On HIV/AIDS
Hoodline
On February 4th, Tenderloin theater CounterPulse will host an afternoon of artistic exploration surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemic in San Francisco, and its historic, current and future effects on the Bay Area's performing arts community. Lost and Found ...

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Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheets Examining Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic, PEPFAR's Role, Efforts - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 12:05

Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheets Examining Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic, PEPFAR's Role, Efforts
Kaiser Family Foundation
This updated fact sheet provides information on current HIV prevalence and incidence, prevention and treatment strategies, and the U.S. and global responses to the epidemic (1/19). Kaiser Family Foundation: The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS ...

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Baylor-Botswana and Uganda teams work to advance HIV/AIDS education, treatment - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:44

Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)

Baylor-Botswana and Uganda teams work to advance HIV/AIDS education, treatment
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
Addressing the HIV/AIDS pandemic takes dedicated and multi-skilled groups of healthcare professionals from all walks of life. The Baylor-Botswana Children's Centre of Excellence, part of the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas ...

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Promoting PrEP To African-American Women For HIV Prevention ... - NPR

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:33

NPR

Promoting PrEP To African-American Women For HIV Prevention ...
NPR
African-American women are more likely to be infected with HIV than other women. So the District of Columbia is launching an effort to inform them about PrEP, ...

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Baylor-Uganda team works to advance HIV/AIDS education, treatment - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:29

Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)

Baylor-Uganda team works to advance HIV/AIDS education, treatment
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release) (blog)
The Baylor-Uganda Children's Centre of Excellence is scaling up efforts to meet the Joint United States Programme on HIV/AIDS' 90–90–90 targets.

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Dailytimes | PACP trains doctors, nurses on HIV/AIDS case detection - Daily Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 01/19/2017 - 22:37

Daily Times

Dailytimes | PACP trains doctors, nurses on HIV/AIDS case detection
Daily Times
LAHORE: The Punjab AIDS Control Programme (PACP) on Thursday organised a training session for medical officers and paramedical staff on HIV/AIDS case ...
Treating disease: HIV/AIDS training session for doctors held - The ...The Express Tribune
Training of medical staff on AIDS cases detection | Pakistan ObserverPakistan Observer

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