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Northern Health supporting HIV/AIDS programs - Prince George Citizen

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/16/2016 - 00:58

Prince George Citizen

Northern Health supporting HIV/AIDS programs
Prince George Citizen
Northern Health is awarding $1.59 million to eight agencies and 23 First Nations communities as part of the provincial STOP HIV/AIDS initiative.
'A First World country with Third World rates': Saskatchewan at the ...National Post

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Lorna Luft on Her Mother's Legacy, Surviving Breast Cancer, HIV ... - San Francisco Bay Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:39

Lorna Luft on Her Mother's Legacy, Surviving Breast Cancer, HIV ...
San Francisco Bay Times
Lorna Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland and Sid Luft, is a first rate performer in her own right. She made her show business debut at age 11 singing “Santa ...

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BC senator says fentanyl crisis worse than HIV/AIDS in '90s - CBC.ca

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 23:01

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BC senator says fentanyl crisis worse than HIV/AIDS in '90s
CBC.ca
B.C. Senator Larry Campbell says the province's ongoing fentanyl epidemic seems worse than the HIV/AIDS crisis of the early '90s. "It really feels worse than déjà vu," Campbell, who served as a coroner during that time, told On The Coast guest host ...

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Charles King, Housing Works: How Social Drivers Impact HIV/AIDS Epidemic - MD Magazine

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 16:28

Charles King, Housing Works: How Social Drivers Impact HIV/AIDS Epidemic
MD Magazine
Incepted in 1990, Housing Works, is an organization specifically serving people living with AIDS and HIV who other organization couldn't or wouldn't serve. This umbrella group, shared Charles King, President and CEO, has a dual purpose of helping AIDS ...

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Alexis Arquette Reportedly Died From AIDS. Here's What That Really Means - Huffington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 13:33

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Alexis Arquette Reportedly Died From AIDS. Here's What That Really Means
Huffington Post
Most people who die from HIV/AIDS do not die from the virus itself but rather from these so-called “opportunistic infections,” which take advantage of a weak immune system, according to the University of California, San Francisco. For example, people ...
HIV/AIDS Organizations to Address Barriers, Disparities at AIDS Walk Detroitpride source.com
Mozambique: Most Spending On HIV/Aids Still Comes From Foreign AidAllAfrica.com
Northern Health supporting HIV/AIDS programsPrince George Citizen
Montreal Gazette -Ghana Business News -St. Louis American
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Mozambique: Most Spending On HIV/Aids Still Comes From Foreign Aid - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:00

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Mozambique: Most Spending On HIV/Aids Still Comes From Foreign Aid
AllAfrica.com
Maputo — In 2014, Mozambique spent 332.5 million US dollars on programmes to prevent HIV and AIDS, according to figures in a report on measuring HIV/AIDS expenditure, presented on Thursday by Benjamin Gobet, of UNAIDS (Joint United Nations ...
Alexis Arquette Reportedly Died From AIDS. Here's What That Really MeansHuffington Post
HIV/AIDS Organizations to Address Barriers, Disparities at AIDS Walk Detroitpride source.com
UNAIDS urges donors to commit to fully funding the Global FundUNAIDS (press release)
Devex -Sacramento News & Review -SouthFloridaGayNews.com
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National HIV/ AIDS Strategic Plan Policy Launched - Peace FM Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 11:14

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National HIV/ AIDS Strategic Plan Policy Launched
Peace FM Online
Consequently the, AIDS investment framework has enabled the identification of some critical components of the plan which include, high-impact direct HIV activities, critical social and pragmatic enablers and synergies with HIV related activities in key ...
Ghana AIDS Commission launches new strategic planGraphic Online

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Fulton County can fight HIV/AIDS better, task force says ... - MDJOnline.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:28

Fulton County can fight HIV/AIDS better, task force says ...
MDJOnline.com
There is an epidemic of HIV and AIDS in Fulton County, county HIV/AIDS Task Force Executive Editor Melanie Thompson said.

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Nigeria: Taraba First State to Build Capacity On HIV/Aids Programming for Young People - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/15/2016 - 09:58

Nigeria: Taraba First State to Build Capacity On HIV/Aids Programming for Young People
AllAfrica.com
Taraba has become the first State in Nigeria to build capacity on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) programming for adolescents and young. A statement from the National Agency for the Control of AIDS ...

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HIV/AIDS Organizations to Address Barriers, Disparities at AIDS Walk Detroit - pride source.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 17:32

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HIV/AIDS Organizations to Address Barriers, Disparities at AIDS Walk Detroit
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In the past 25 years, AIDS Walk Detroit has evolved into the largest grassroots HIV/AIDS fundraiser in Michigan, raising more than $3.8 million to benefit HIV/AIDS services in the state. Just as AIDS Walk Detroit has progressed, so have the many local ...
Alexis Arquette Reportedly Died From AIDS. Here's What That Really MeansHuffington Post
Mozambique: Most Spending On HIV/Aids Still Comes From Foreign AidAllAfrica.com
Opinion: Canada's Global Fund role a reminder of HIV and AIDS issues at homeMontreal Gazette
Peace FM Online -Devex -UNAIDS (press release)
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Fatherhood, Living With HIV - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 16:11

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Fatherhood, Living With HIV
TheBody.com
Neither of my babies' moms know about my HIV status. My reason to keep my status private is this: it's not about being judged, it's more about receiving the unwanted, over-the-top concerns. I'm here to focus on helping others, not to be the main focus ...

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Art Posi+ive: An Enchanted Life With AIDS - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 15:56

TheBody.com

Art Posi+ive: An Enchanted Life With AIDS
TheBody.com
Eventually she requested an HIV test, "to put my mind at ease." No one expected that her test would come back positive, least of all Margarite. But it did. She had 50 CD4 cells. AIDS. Her journey with dance came to an abrupt end, and four years of ...

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Dr. Rick's Ride raising funds for HIV/AIDS | September 15, 2016 ... - The Landmark

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 14:56

Dr. Rick's Ride raising funds for HIV/AIDS | September 15, 2016 ...
The Landmark
Dr. Rick Sacra made his first stop in Holden center on his 160 mile bike ride to raise funds for HIV/ AIDS awareness and care in Liberia. Sacra (holding sign) is ...

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Playwright seeks interviews with those who lost parents to HIV/AIDS - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 14:39

Washington Blade

Playwright seeks interviews with those who lost parents to HIV/AIDS
Washington Blade
mini-cassette_recorder_insert_by_bigstock The leader of a Portland, Ore.-based team of playwrights who are collecting stories from people who have lost a parent to HIV/AIDS and who could be featured as characters in a future play would like to ...

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Playwright seeks interviews with those who lost parents to HIV/AIDS - Washington Blade

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 14:39

Washington Blade

Playwright seeks interviews with those who lost parents to HIV/AIDS
Washington Blade
mini-cassette_recorder_insert_by_bigstock The leader of a Portland, Ore.-based team of playwrights who are collecting stories from people who have lost a parent to HIV/AIDS and who could be featured as characters in a future play would like to ...

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Why HACF's HIV Narrative Is So Unusual - Vulture

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:19

Vulture

Why HACF's HIV Narrative Is So Unusual
Vulture
In an Indiewire interview that asks two tech-industry vets to judge the season-three pilot on its accuracy, the question of whether a narrative about San Francisco in the mid 1980s touches on HIV/AIDS never comes up. Why would it? In our histories ...

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Mayor to drive HIV/AIDS programmes - Berea Mail

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:11

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Mayor to drive HIV/AIDS programmes
Berea Mail
On 13 September, the eThekwini Municipal Council established the AIDS Committee which will facilitate and co-ordinate all activities aimed at prevention, treatment, care and support of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS within the eThekwini ...
Ghana Aids Commission Launches Its 4th National HIV/AIDS Strategic PlanPeace FM Online

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Anatomy of a partnership: Gates Foundation's Joe Cerrell on collaboration - Devex

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 07:40

Devex

Anatomy of a partnership: Gates Foundation's Joe Cerrell on collaboration
Devex
We can take a multiyear approach, and that's what the Gates Foundation approach has been for something like HIV vaccines or even microbicides for women. This is an area for us that has been plagued by setbacks and failures, but now we see the promise ...

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Nigeria: Couples Must Undergo HIV/Aids Test Before Marriage ... - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 06:09

Nigeria: Couples Must Undergo HIV/Aids Test Before Marriage ...
AllAfrica.com
Disturbed by the spate of reported cases of HIV/AIDS, the Emir of Dutse, Dr. Nuhu Muhammad Sunusi, has said, henceforth, couples living in his emirate must ...

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Renowned AIDS, HIV scientist to present findings Sept. 14 - Daily Nebraskan

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 09/14/2016 - 01:43

Daily Nebraskan

Renowned AIDS, HIV scientist to present findings Sept. 14
Daily Nebraskan
Thirty-three years after becoming the first scientist to receive a federal grant to research HIV and AIDS, Dr. James Mullins continues to find vaccines and cures that could put an end to the HIV/AIDS virus. On Wednesday, Mullins, a professor in the ...
Study shows holes in HIV's protective glycan shield could be vital in designing vaccine candidatesNews-Medical.net

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