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Public Health: Mayor Announces New HIV/AIDS Initiative - City & County of San Francisco (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 15:41

Public Health: Mayor Announces New HIV/AIDS Initiative
City & County of San Francisco (press release)
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced two bold steps in the City's quest to get to zero new infections in the battle against HIV/AIDS: creation of the new HIV Community Planning Council and launch of a new campaign to increase the use of PrEP to prevent ...

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First Lady urges players in HIV/Aids fight to focus more on adolescents - The Star, Kenya

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 13:47

The Star, Kenya

First Lady urges players in HIV/Aids fight to focus more on adolescents
The Star, Kenya
Adolescents are still at risk of contracting and succumbing to HIV/Aids despite interventions to curb the scourge, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta said on Wednesday. She said that since the discovery of the disease in the 1980s, the fight against HIV has ...
35000 new HIV infections reported among young Kenyan womenThe Standard Digital News (press release) (blog)

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Dr. Ron Nardi Joins viDA Therapeutics Science Advisory Board - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 11:01

Dr. Ron Nardi Joins viDA Therapeutics Science Advisory Board
PR Newswire (press release)
Dr. Nardi previous roles included executive vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance at International Partnership for Microbicides, chief scientific officer for Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S and later for BioValve Technologies, Inc. Dr ...

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Dr. Ron Nardi Joins viDA Therapeutics Science Advisory Board - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 11:01

Dr. Ron Nardi Joins viDA Therapeutics Science Advisory Board
PR Newswire (press release)
Dr. Nardi previous roles included executive vice president of regulatory affairs and quality assurance at International Partnership for Microbicides, chief scientific officer for Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S and later for BioValve Technologies, Inc. Dr ...

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Clinton: Clinton Foundation helped 9 million with lower-cost AIDS drugs - PolitiFact

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 10:12

PolitiFact

Clinton: Clinton Foundation helped 9 million with lower-cost AIDS drugs
PolitiFact
"Nine million people have lower-cost HIV/AIDS medicine because of the work of the Clinton Foundation and my husband. We have women across the country, from Latin America and Africa -- across the world, I mean -- getting good jobs, and being able to ...

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Africa: Youth Leaders Push for More Progressive Action to End HIV/Aids - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 01:10

Africa: Youth Leaders Push for More Progressive Action to End HIV/Aids
AllAfrica.com
United Nations — Young people are disproportionately affected by HIV, yet their concerns about sexual education, and discrimination of key populations were ignored at the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on ending AIDS. Although the overall ...

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Former Owner of HIV/AIDS Clinics Sentenced - Hudson Valley News Network

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 20:20

Hudson Valley News Network

Former Owner of HIV/AIDS Clinics Sentenced
Hudson Valley News Network
Vector illustration of a man lock up in prison MANHATTAN – Jorge Juvier, a former owner and operator of multiple HIV/AIDS clinics in New York City, was sentenced on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, to 63 months in prison for engaging in a scheme to defraud ...

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Board of Supervisors passes rent control protections for people living with HIV/AIDS - KRON4.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:26

KRON4.com

Board of Supervisors passes rent control protections for people living with HIV/AIDS
KRON4.com
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed legislation by Supervisor Scott Wiener to extend rent control to people living with HIV/AIDS who are a part of a federal housing subsidy program known as HOPWA (Housing ...

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Ninja Man Responds to HIV/AIDS Rumors and Beef With Gully Bop Ex - Urban Islandz

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 16:22

Urban Islandz

Ninja Man Responds to HIV/AIDS Rumors and Beef With Gully Bop Ex
Urban Islandz
The “Jamaican Town” deejay has been beefing with Gully Bop and now ex-girlfriend A'Mari for the last couple of weeks with both parties slandering each other on social media. Ninja Man also denied that he has HIV or AIDS and calling the female claim BS.

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I regret disclosing my HIV status – former HIV/Aids ambassador Joyce Dzidzor - GhanaWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 14:36

GhanaWeb

I regret disclosing my HIV status – former HIV/Aids ambassador Joyce Dzidzor
GhanaWeb
She said although the public has been educated about HIV/AIDS related issues, this has not affected how people living with the condition are treated by others. “We think because of the education that encourages the public to hug persons with the ...

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How The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Turning The Tide - Huffington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:02

Huffington Post

How The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Turning The Tide
Huffington Post
Now, you might wonder why such a meeting was needed at all, since HIV/AIDS is often wrongly regarded as a crisis of yesteryear and rarely grabs headlines these days, partly because huge strides have been made in fighting the disease. Life-saving ...

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How The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Turning The Tide - Huffington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:02

Independent Online

How The Fight Against HIV/AIDS Is Turning The Tide
Huffington Post
Now, you might wonder why such a meeting was needed at all, since HIV/AIDS is often wrongly regarded as a crisis of yesteryear and rarely grabs headlines these days, partly because huge strides have been made in fighting the disease. Life-saving ...
Durban ready to host Aids conferenceIndependent Online
South Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe - 21st International Aids Conference Media BriefingAllAfrica.com

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Topical application of antiretroviral drug combination prevents transmission of (S)HIV

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 12:00
2 powerful AVR drugs provide complete protection for over 4 months.Researchers are edging ever closer to discovering the perfect combination of drugs and drug delivery system that will stop the...
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Feds give $9.2M to help domestic violence victims with HIV/AIDS - The Hill

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 11:19

The Hill

Feds give $9.2M to help domestic violence victims with HIV/AIDS
The Hill
“Every person, especially those fighting the effects of HIV/AIDS or looking to escape an abusive situation, deserves to live in a safe and stable environment,” HUD Secretary Julián Castro said in a statement. “Through this collaborative effort with the ...
Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up In National Effort To Encourage HIV Testing and PreventionKaiser Family Foundation

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Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up In National Effort To Encourage HIV Testing and Prevention - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 10:08

Public Sector Executive

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up In National Effort To Encourage HIV Testing and Prevention
Kaiser Family Foundation
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 14, 2016 – In the lead up to National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local ...
Unity of Greater N.O. awarded $1.3M for domestic violence victims with HIV/AIDSNOLA.com

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What Is HIV/AIDS Like in the Eyes of These 3 Artists - Inquirer.net

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 08:05

Inquirer.net

What Is HIV/AIDS Like in the Eyes of These 3 Artists
Inquirer.net
But aside from showing our love and support, this is also a time to raise awareness for probably the scariest disease which can affect everyone―HIV/AIDS. We've elaborated before on preventive measures you can do. But, when technicalities get too ...

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Autologous stem cell transplantation offers safe and effective - and potentially curative - option for patients with HIV-associated lymphoma

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 08:00
Multicenter, Phase II trial suggests autologous transplant should be standard of care for HIV patients with relapsed/treatment-resistant lymphoma.
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The Doctor Who First Saw AIDS Believes in a 'Possible Cure' - NBCNews.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 07:24

NBCNews.com

The Doctor Who First Saw AIDS Believes in a 'Possible Cure'
NBCNews.com
The cause was a mystery for the medical community. It took two more years after Gottlieb's report before scientists discovered the men suffered from AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome), caused by a new virus the medical community called HIV.

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Value of innovation to HIV/AIDS treatments in low- and middle-income countries - The Pharma Letter (registration)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 06:50

The Pharma Letter (registration)

Value of innovation to HIV/AIDS treatments in low- and middle-income countries
The Pharma Letter (registration)
A new report from Charles River Associates provides an analysis of the factors that impact access to HIV/AIDS treatments and the role of bio-pharmaceutical innovation in low-and middle-income countries (LICs and MICs) over the past 15 years. In the ...

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Durban ready to host Aids conference - Independent Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 05:59

Independent Online

Durban ready to host Aids conference
Independent Online
Based on the reports, we are satisfied that indeed South Africa is ready to welcome the world and to host a successful conference where history will be made in advancing the global fight against HIV, Aids and TB,” said Radebe. The country is in ...
South Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe - 21st International Aids Conference Media BriefingAllAfrica.com

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