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Doctors urge public to be aware of AIDS as new infection cases increasing in Pakistan - Xinhua

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 02:34

Doctors urge public to be aware of AIDS as new infection cases increasing in Pakistan
Xinhua
ISLAMABAD, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Doctors and officials in Pakistan recently urged the society to be aware of the increasing numbers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) infection cases as new data released ...

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Nigeria's flourishing 'miracle cure' business for HIV/AIDS - Jamaica Observer

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 00:04

Jamaica Observer

Nigeria's flourishing 'miracle cure' business for HIV/AIDS
Jamaica Observer
LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) — Blessing wanted to believe the advert on Facebook that promised “a cure for AIDS”. Infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), she felt the ad was her only hope — so against her better judgement, she clicked on the ...
AIDS walk shows how far progress has come, how much left to do ...WTSP 10 News
Labor Has Unveiled A New $53 Million Plan To “Make HIV History”Junkee
Researchers: Early stage HIV affects brain - EWNEyewitness News
Ontario Argus Observer -The Zimbabwe Standard -Brisbane Times
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Here's how Baton Rouge, New Orleans could benefit from drug company's pledge to fight HIV in the South - The Advocate

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:17

The Advocate

Here's how Baton Rouge, New Orleans could benefit from drug company's pledge to fight HIV in the South
The Advocate
Baton Rouge ranked first in the nation for its AIDS rate and third in the nation for its HIV rate in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2016 HIV surveillance report. New Orleans ranked fourth nationally for its AIDS rate and second for ...

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Journalists receive awards in GBV and HIV Aids - POST-COURIER

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 19:06

POST-COURIER

Journalists receive awards in GBV and HIV Aids
POST-COURIER
Five female journalists have received awards for exceptional reporting on issues of gender-based violence and HIV/AIDs at the recent 2017 UN Media Awards of Excellence. PNG Media Council president Mr Neville Choi who spoke during the presentation said ...

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In Kenya, HIV-positive pastor and wife model new thinking about AIDS - Houston Chronicle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 18:40

Houston Chronicle

In Kenya, HIV-positive pastor and wife model new thinking about AIDS
Houston Chronicle
But on a recent Saturday, Mutuse's wedding showed that there is a different way to treat people with HIV and AIDS. The HIV-positive Pentecostal pastor, 42, married an HIV-negative woman, 39, who had also lost a spouse to AIDS-related complications. In ...

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8,000 Benue HIV/AIDS victims receiving free care/treatment from ... - Vanguard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 16:25

Vanguard

8,000 Benue HIV/AIDS victims receiving free care/treatment from ...
Vanguard
No fewer than 8,000 Persons Living With HIV/AIDS, PLWHA, in Benue state are reported to be receiving free antiretroviral treatment and care services from the the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AHF. Healthcare personnel from the Lagos University Teaching ...
131 Infected with HIV/AIDS Throughout 2017 in Batang, Central JavaNetralnews
Benue'll be AIDS-free by 2030 – AHF | TODAY.NGTODAY.NG

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DIVAS Simply Singing! event to benefit HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness program - FOX 11 Los Angeles

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:11

DIVAS Simply Singing! event to benefit HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness program
FOX 11 Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - There's a special event happening this weekend in Hollywood for HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. The 27th annual Divas Simply Singing! is the longest consecutive running musical AIDS benefit in the United States. The ...

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Youth Sensitised On HIV/AIDS Through Sports - Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:35

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Youth Sensitised On HIV/AIDS Through Sports
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)
Madam Jane Oku, the Chief Executive Officer of Janok Foundation, a community-based organisation at Sabon Zongo, has advised the youth to be conscious of the devastating effects of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB). She advised them to avoid casual sex and ...

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Sudan: Thousands of Pregnant Women Screened for HIV/Aids in Sudan Capital - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 03:53

Sudan: Thousands of Pregnant Women Screened for HIV/Aids in Sudan Capital
AllAfrica.com
Khartoum — The Ministry of Health of Khartoum has announced that it has screened thousands of pregnant women for HIV/AIDS this year. Dozens of bogus doctors have also been arrested. In a statement, the Ministry announced that 6, 550 pregnant women ...

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Feature: Media forum tackles issues on HIV-AIDS, STI - POST-COURIER

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 02:10

POST-COURIER

Feature: Media forum tackles issues on HIV-AIDS, STI
POST-COURIER
To provide information and updates to the media on Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS) and Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI), the Philippine Information Agency recently conducted a media orientation at Sibugay ...
On World AIDS DayMaltaToday
Zambo registers 8 HIV cases monthlyPhilippine Canadian Inquirer

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HIV/AIDS Commission hits hospitality - Barbados Advocate

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:41

Barbados Advocate

HIV/AIDS Commission hits hospitality
Barbados Advocate
Staff of all levels at Ocean Two Resort and Residences were the first to benefit from a series of educational workshops to be put on by the National HIV/AIDS Commission, as they played host to the Commission's Behaviour Change Specialist Cecilia Murray ...

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Minister opens HIV/AIDS treatment centre - The Nation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:27

Minister opens HIV/AIDS treatment centre
The Nation
LAHORE - Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir inaugurated HIV/AIDS free treatment , counseling and diagnostic centre in Chiniot on Thursday. He also performed ground-breaking of installation of hospital waste ...

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Valley Voice: Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS important every day of the year - The Desert Sun

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:16

The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS important every day of the year
The Desert Sun
Dec. 1 marked the annual recognition of World AIDS Day, an international health observance day aimed at raising awareness of the AIDS epidemic and commemorating those lives that have been lost by the AIDS epidemic. Across the Coachella Valley, AIDS ...
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDSMedical Xpress
AIDS patients find community in local care groupWKBN.com
SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS fundsBay Area Reporter
AllAfrica.com -The Tidings -ZNBC
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What HIV and AIDS look like in New Jersey today - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:00

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

What HIV and AIDS look like in New Jersey today
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
As of the end of June 2017, there were 37,255 New Jersey residents living with HIV/AIDS, according to state health department statistics. Heterosexual contact was responsible for 39 percent of cases, male-to-male sexual contact for 28 percent, and ...
Valley Voice: Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS important every day of the yearThe Desert Sun
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDSMedical Xpress
Webster U joins global fight against HIVSt. Louis American
WKBN.com -Bay Area Reporter -New Telegraph Newspaper
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NGO sensitises youth on HIV/AIDS through sports - Ghana News Agency

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:37

Ghana News Agency

NGO sensitises youth on HIV/AIDS through sports
Ghana News Agency
Accra, Dec. 7, GNA – Madam Jane Oku, the Chief Executive Officer of Janok Foundation, a community-based organisation at Sabon Zongo, has advised the youth to be conscious of the devastating effects of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB). She advised them to ...

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FCAA Report Finds Overall HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funding Increased In 2016 - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:55

FCAA Report Finds Overall HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funding Increased In 2016
Kaiser Family Foundation
Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released their annual report on philanthropic funding for HIV/AIDS efforts. The report finds that “HIV/AIDS-related giving among private philanthropic organizations in 15 countries totaled approximately $680 million ...
Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ...PR Newswire (press release)

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Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:43

Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the heels of World AIDS Day, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released its 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS report. The leading voice on philanthropic resources for the global ...

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AIDS patients find community in local care group - WKBN.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:04

WKBN.com

AIDS patients find community in local care group
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – December is AIDS Awareness Month. Right now, the Centers for Disease Control reports that there are just over 1 million people in the United States living with HIV/AIDS. The Ohio Department of Health estimates that there are ...
US, Nigeria, others close to winning war against HIV/AIDSNew Telegraph Newspaper
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDSMedical Xpress
SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS fundsBay Area Reporter
Ghana News Agency -AllAfrica.com -TheBody.com
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SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS funds - Bay Area Reporter

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 23:54

Bay Area Reporter

SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS funds
Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is working to restore HIV/AIDS funding that was recently cut by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC recently told the city it's cutting $1.4 million for HIV/AIDS surveillance and prevention for ...
AIDS patients find community in local care groupWKBN.com
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV HopeLasentinel

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