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Anti-gay law may affect HIV/AIDS funding –US

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 19:49
The new anti-gay law may affect the funding of HIV/AIDS programmes in Nigeria by the United States and other donor organisations. The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle, disclosed this in an interview with journalists during a visit to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, in Abuja on Monday....  [Read More...]
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Table HIV/AIDS Bill, activists say

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 18:39
Activists and persons living with HIV/AIDS on Monday demanded that members of Parliament spare time for the 2.5 million persons living with HIV/AIDS and their dependents, this February....
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Cells' Fiery Suicide in HIV Provides New Treatment Hope

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 15:24
Most T cells are not killed by the HIV virus itself, but by the body’s defense mechanism. Stopping this process could prevent a patient’s progression to AIDS -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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HIV positive people urge centre to pass AIDS Bill

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 12:38
The HIV/AIDS Bill, which was finalized by the government in 2006, is yet to be passed in the Parliament.        
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Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 07:37
Our weekly round-up of HIV news. NAM is the official provider of online scientific reporting for the 14th European AIDS Society Conference (EACS 2013), Brussels, Belgium, 16-19th October 2013.
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Research and Markets: 2013 Report on the Japanese HIV Drug Market - Forecasts to 2022

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 06:45
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Japanese HIV Drug Market - Forecasts
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BUSM study associates pro-inflammatory molecules with early death in HIV patients

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 01/20/2014 - 06:00
A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides new insight into the impact that pro-inflammatory molecules have on early death in HIV patients who abuse alcohol.
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DOJ supports HIV measures in house

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 12:29
Manila, Philippines -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) is backing proposed laws in Congress that would provide for a more comprehensive and integrated HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) prevention and control program. These measures include declaring unlawful the disclosure of confidential information by media practitioners that would lead to the ...
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DOJ supports HIV measures in house

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 10:02
Manila, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is backing proposed laws in Congress that would provide for a more comprehensive and integrated HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) prevention and control program. These measures include declaring unlawful the disclosure of confidential information by media practitioners that would lead to the […]
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DOJ backs proposed laws addressing HIV-AIDS issues

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 09:42
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has backed proposed laws in Congress that would provide for a more comprehensive and integrated HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) prevention and control program. The DOJ supports the bill that declares as unlawful the disclosure of confidential information by media practitioners that would led to the identification ...
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Edo HIV/AIDS agency seeks more support from LGs

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 07:33
The Edo Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS has solicited for more support from local government councils in the state to enable it to reduce the HIV/AIDS scourge in the state. The agency’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Mrs Itohan Osunde, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin. Osunde...  [Read More...]
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DOJ backs proposed laws addressing HIV-AIDS issues

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 01:47
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has backed proposed laws in Congress that would provide for a more comprehensive and integrated HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) prevention and control program. The DOJ supports the bill that declares as unlawful the disclosure of confidential information by media practitioners that would led to […]
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Somalia: Govt Showcases Achievements in HIV/Aids Awareness

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 09:29
[VOA]For the first time ever, the Somali National AIDS Commissiona participated in the 17th International Conference on AIDS in Cape Town, South Africa, last month. With over 7,000 leading scientists, policymakers, government leaders, and people living with HIV/AID in attendance, Somalia was able to showcase their achievements in HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and treatment.
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AIDS infections down by a third in S. Africa: UNAIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 06:35
JOHANNESBURG - New cases of HIV and AIDS fell sharply in South Africa since ten years ago, a testimony to successful treatment, according to a report by the UN Aids body released Friday. In 2004 around 540,000 South Africans contracted HIV, but the number dropped by a third to 370,000 in 2012, UNAIDS said. "The general message is that it's good news," said the body's country coordinator ...
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AIDS infections down by a third in S. Africa: UNAIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 06:22
JOHANNESBURG - New cases of HIV and AIDS fell sharply in South Africa since ten years ago, a testimony to successful treatment, according to a report by the UN Aids body released Friday. In 2004 around 540,000 South Africans contracted HIV, but the number dropped by a third to 370,000 in 2012, UNAIDS said. "The general message is that it's good news," said the body's country coordinator ...
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LGBT health research is under-funded, new study finds

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 01/18/2014 - 04:00
The American Journal of Public Health has published a new report showing that only 0.5% of studies funded by the National Institutes of Health concern lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health issues.
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AHF Commemorates Martin Luther King Day with "AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue" Billboard Campaign

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 20:21
To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, observed this Monday, January 20th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is releasing a new national billboard awareness campaign headlined “
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Bees and Millennium Development Goals

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 19:22
Few years back, the United Nations set certain parameters to measure the effect of governance on human development in poor countries particularly Sub-Saharan Africa bedeviled with deepening poverty. Tagged Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they cover critical areas like child and maternal mortality, hunger, poverty, gender inequality and economic deprivation for women, HIV/AIDS, malaria and ...
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Now We Know How HIV Causes AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 01/17/2014 - 18:11
Now We Know How HIV Causes AIDS
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