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Health care: Counselling unit set up for HIV/AIDS patients - The ... - The Express Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 23:54

The Express Tribune

Health care: Counselling unit set up for HIV/AIDS patients - The ...
The Express Tribune
LAHORE: The Punjab government has set up a psychological support unit exclusively for providing counselling services to patients of HIV/AIDS as well as those ...
Punjab AIDS control program sets up psychological support unit ...Pakistan Today
PACP sets up psychological support unit | Pakistan ObserverPakistan Observer

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Bono praises Mike Pence's defense of AIDS bill during friendly meeting in Germany - Boston Herald

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 06:40

Boston Herald

Bono praises Mike Pence's defense of AIDS bill during friendly meeting in Germany
Boston Herald
The two men discussed the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) — a government initiative to provide treatment, testing, education, and counseling to those suffering with HIV/AIDS in Africa (among other places). It was first signed in ...

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Tanzania: US Warns Govt Ban May Stall HIV Fight - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 05:02

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Tanzania: US Warns Govt Ban May Stall HIV Fight
AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam — The United States yesterday warned the government against its decision to ban HIV/Aids services at 40 health facilities, and introduce new guidelines for Key Populations (KP), saying the move could cause a flare-up of the epidemic ...
Tanzania stops 40 health centers from offering AIDS servicesNew Jersey Herald
Tanzania threatens to publish 'gay list'Deutsche Welle
Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'Jamaica Observer
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The HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO leads in the promotion of ... - ReliefWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 01:12

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The HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO leads in the promotion of ...
ReliefWeb
Goma – 14 February, 2017 – These activities were taking place at the heart of the 2017 edition of the Amani Peace Festival that ended recently in the North Kivu ...
The Power of Being Positive With an HIV-Negative Status - HIV/AIDS ...TheBody.com

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The Power of Being Positive With an HIV-Negative Status - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:21

TheBody.com

The Power of Being Positive With an HIV-Negative Status
TheBody.com
Benjamin Di'Costa (@BenjaminDiCosta) is a nationally recognized HIV activist based out of Chicago. He recently was awarded the Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship by the National AIDS Memorial Grove to continue his work with youth.
The HIV/AIDS Section of MONUSCO leads in the promotion of activities that connect shifting attitudes to HIV ...ReliefWeb
New test can detect HIV virus within a week of infectionHindustan Times
New Biosensor Test Can Detect HIV One Week After InfectionMedical Daily

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Breastfeeding in the Era of HIV Undetectable Equals Untransmittable - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:08

TheBody.com

Breastfeeding in the Era of HIV Undetectable Equals Untransmittable
TheBody.com
In our diversity, we should unite and be the champions in spreading the good news that U=U and we can end the AIDS epidemic if only all people living with HIV have access to HIV treatment, because science has proven that HIV treatment is HIV prevention ...
New test can detect HIV virus within a week of infectionHindustan Times
New Biosensor Test Can Detect HIV One Week After InfectionMedical Daily

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$744 Million to Support National HIV/Aids Response - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:49

$744 Million to Support National HIV/Aids Response
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
The objective of the project is to reduce AIDS-related morbidity and mortality with effective biomedical and supporting interventions; and reduce new HIV infections among key populations through behavioural and structural interventions. For the 2017-18 ...

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The Golden Girls Proved Its Fearlessness Yet Again When It Tackled the AIDS Epidemic - Vulture

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:56

Vulture

The Golden Girls Proved Its Fearlessness Yet Again When It Tackled the AIDS Epidemic
Vulture
And when Rose received a letter saying that she might have been exposed to the HIV virus, The Golden Girls capitalized on its political license once again, becoming one of the first sitcoms to mention HIV and AIDS at all, and further to suggest that ...

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Tanzania Stops Private Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services - Voice of America

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 05:27

Voice of America

Tanzania Stops Private Health Centers From Offering AIDS Services
Voice of America
FILE – President George W. Bush speaks at a news conference with then-Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in Dar es Salaam, while on a five-nation visit to Africa, Feb. 17, 2008. The law that transformed the battle against HIV/AIDS in developing ...

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HIV/Aids remains a threat within army: officials - Sudan Tribune ... - Sudan Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 02:26

HIV/Aids remains a threat within army: officials - Sudan Tribune ...
Sudan Tribune
February 17, 2017 (BOR) - Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a major cause of the Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a major threat affecting ...

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New HIV infections fall in the US, but demographic and geographic disparities persist - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:35

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New HIV infections fall in the US, but demographic and geographic disparities persist
aidsmap
"The nation's new high-impact approach to HIV prevention is working," Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, stated in a CDC press release. "These data reflect the success of collective ...
HIV infections drop 18% in 6 years: 6 new statistics from the CDCBecker's Hospital Review
New HIV infections decline 18% in US - HealioHealio
HIV Rates Dropped for Almost Everyone—Except Some Gay and Bi MenOut Magazine
Huffington Post -WDEF News 12
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On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, time to address stigma - Westside Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:05

On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, time to address stigma
Westside Gazette
Angelo Louw says that stigma helps to drive the spread of HIV in the Black community. By Angelo C. Louw (NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist). Those of us working in HIV prevention have always believed that the spread of the virus was largely due to stigma ...

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THC & HIV/AIDS: Relief is on the Horizon for Floridians - SouthFloridaGayNews.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:03

SouthFloridaGayNews.com

THC & HIV/AIDS: Relief is on the Horizon for Floridians
SouthFloridaGayNews.com
Richard Thayer* doesn't constantly have a fridge full of leftovers like he used to years ago. “Not since I've been able to eat my entire meal when I go out,” he smiles proudly above a neatly trimmed salt-and-pepper beard. Thayer, 47, has been living ...

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Caribbean Faith Leaders United to End HIV-AIDS - IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:14

Caribbean Faith Leaders United to End HIV-AIDS
IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters
KINGSTON, Jamaica (ACP-IDN) – Efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean by 2030, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), received a much-needed boost from faith leaders across the region when they met from Feb. 1-2 in ...

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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF's Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition - Yahoo Finance

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:28

Yahoo Finance

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Partners with AHF's Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition
Yahoo Finance
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced this week that it has formed a national yearlong partnership with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. through its Healthy Kappa Healthy Communities Initiatives to promote HIV/AIDS awareness, testing and treatment ...
(BPRW) AHF Partners with National Center for Civil and Human Rights to Unveil “Atlanta's HIV+ Population Now” Art ...Black PR Wire (press release)

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New HIV infections fall in the US, but demographic and geographic disparities persist - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 06:09

Out Magazine

New HIV infections fall in the US, but demographic and geographic disparities persist
aidsmap
"The nation's new high-impact approach to HIV prevention is working," Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, stated in a CDC press release. "These data reflect the success of collective ...
New HIV infections decline 18% in USHealio
HIV Rates Dropped for Almost Everyone—Except Some Gay and Bi MenOut Magazine
New HIV infections in US falling rapidly, CDC saysWDEF News 12

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FG gives updates on Professor who discovered cure for HIV/AIDS - Daily Post Nigeria

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 04:25

Daily Post Nigeria

FG gives updates on Professor who discovered cure for HIV/AIDS
Daily Post Nigeria
The Federal Government has frowned at the claim by Professor Maduike Ezeibe, who claimed to have discovered a cure for HIV/AIDs. Ezeibe, a researcher in Veterinary Medicine of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Abia State, claimed the drug, which ...

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Twitter chat offers solutions, resources to combat HIV/AIDS among Blacks - Lasentinel

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 03:41

Lasentinel

Twitter chat offers solutions, resources to combat HIV/AIDS among Blacks
Lasentinel
Black men and women are at higher risk for contracting HIV but there are solutions to help avoid infections, advocates offered during a National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Twitter Chat. The public conversation occurred Feb. 7 under the hashtag ...
Scale up HIV/AIDS programmes behind barsJamaica Observer
New HIV infections fall in the US, but demographic and geographic disparities persistaidsmap
FG gives updates on Professor who discovered cure for HIV/AIDSDaily Post Nigeria
Healio -easttennessean.com (subscription) -TheBody.com
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Delinquent youth have more high-risk sex HIV/AIDS behaviors as they age

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 03:00
Delinquent youth are more likely to have high-risk HIV/AIDS sexual behaviors as they age, including multiple sexual partners and unprotected vaginal sex with a high-risk partner, reports a...
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