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Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 18:00
Region VII, comprised of the Central Visayas provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, ranks third among all regions in the Philippines with the highest prevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Citing figures of UNAIDS, the United Nations’ program on HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), on the prevalence of HIV positive cases, Cancino said the National ...
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Region 7 ranks 3rd in HIV prevalence

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:07
Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental (PNA) – Region VII, comprised of the Central Visayas provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, ranks third among all regions in the Philippines with the highest prevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This was disclosed by Fr. Rodolfo Cancino, Jr. MI, Executive Secretary of the Episcopal Commission on […]
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Ghanaian Actress shares how she contracted HIV on DSTV

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:45
Ghanaian actress-cum-singer Joyce Dzidzor Nartey is a 27-year-old mother of 2. Nartey, an HIV/AIDS Awareness Ambassador, has said she contracted HIV in her church 7 years ago.
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All our news, features and news selected from other sources.

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:24
A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Expanded harm reduction provision achieves impressive reductions in HCV incidence among PWID in Scotland

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 06:09
All our news, features and news selected from other sources. A fortnightly summary of HIV research news. NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.
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Marking its 25th anniversary next month, the AIDS Walk for Life will hold its final event in London

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:13
Next month’s fundraising walk in London for HIV/AIDs, the 25th anniversary of the event, will be its last.
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Over 32,000 HIV/AIDS cases seen by year end

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 20:05
The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health (DOH). During the Senate inquiry on six bills that will strengthen policies on HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, DOH Assistant Secretary Enrique Tayag said the reported HIV ...
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Sharing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:09
A $2 million grant is supporting a multidisciplinary collaboration with Université d’ Etat d ’Haiti researching ways to mitigate the disease among Haitian adolescents.
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Over 32,000 HIV/AIDS cases seen by year end

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:21
The number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379 by the end of 2014, according to the Department of Health (DOH). During the Senate inquiry on six bills that will strengthen policies on HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment, DOH […]
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Uganda: Helping HIV Positive Women Avoid Unplanned Pregnancies

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:50
[IPS]Barbara Kemigisa used to call herself an "HIV/AIDS campaigner". These days she would rather be known as an "HIV/AIDS family planning campaigner".
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HIV superinfection associated with accelerated viral load increase but has no impact on clinical disease progression

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 04:09
HIV superinfection has no impact on clinical disease progression, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS. Superinfection was associated with accelerated viral load increase and had a modest impact on CD4 cell loss. However, this did not translate into faster clinical disease progression – a decline in CD4 count to below 200 cells/mm3, initiation of
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Foundation reviews triumphs, challenges of AIDS fight

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:09
In the future, researchers could develop an injection to prevent HIV/ AIDS, and those who have the disease could become so adept at managing it that they might have to visit their doctors only once a year.
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DOH predicts Filipinos with HIV/AIDS to hit 32,000 by end of 2014

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 19:32
By the end of 2014, the number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Philippines is projected to hit 32,379, according to the Department of Health.
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Expertise

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:03
Even after the World Health Organization's that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, Laurie Garrett and Maxine Builder argue in the Sunday Express that there is no clear framework for leadership in a globalized epidemic such as this, and without it, the response will be ineffective and Ebola will quickly spiral further out of control.
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:15
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made...
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:15
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made...
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Expertise

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:33
Even after the World Health Organization's that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, Laurie Garrett and Maxine Builder argue in the Sunday Express that there is no clear framework for leadership in a globalized epidemic such as this, and without it, the response will be ineffective and Ebola will quickly spiral further out of control.
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Research and Markets: Global HIV Infection Drug Market & Pipeline Insight

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:18
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global HIV Infection Drug Market & Pipeline Insight" repo
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response—even as the systems for collecting this data continue to ...
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New report finds missing and incomplete data imperils the global HIV/AIDS response

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:05
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research and AVAC outlines the need for a new approach to tracking data to guide the key decisions that shape the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Critical and expensive decisions made with incomplete data are undermining the response—even as the systems for collecting this data continue to ...
Categories: HIV/AIDS
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