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[Video] Interview with Dr Lenias Hwenda: GapSummit 2016 Future Health Gap - Biotechin.Asia

Google News - Microbicides - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 05:32

Biotechin.Asia

[Video] Interview with Dr Lenias Hwenda: GapSummit 2016 Future Health Gap
Biotechin.Asia
Lenias was trained as an immunologist, and prior to her work in global health policy, she worked on infectious diseases developing vaccines for influenza and malaria and microbicides for HIV at the University of Oxford and Rockefeller University.

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Sexually active PWDs equally prone to HIV, Aids - NewsDay

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 04:07

NewsDay

Sexually active PWDs equally prone to HIV, Aids
NewsDay
The HIV and Aids pandemic has been wreaking havoc among the sexually active age group that Matambanadzo is a part of, hence the need for the provision of information, education and communication (IEC) materials in order to tame it in line with the ...

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Study identifies effects of hormonal contraceptives on anti-viral immunity - Science Daily

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 22:50

Study identifies effects of hormonal contraceptives on anti-viral immunity
Science Daily
"In one possible scenario, women would receive DMPA and an estradiol-releasing vaginal ring that also releases antiviral microbicides. While only a hypothetical alternative at this time, defining the safety and efficacy of such an approach warrants ...

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HIV/AIDS treatment news 2016: Scientists snip virus from cells; hopes a cure could be just few years away - The Christian Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 21:42

The Christian Times

HIV/AIDS treatment news 2016: Scientists snip virus from cells; hopes a cure could be just few years away
The Christian Times
Scientists have come a long way in terms of finding a cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Despite all the scientific progress made in the previous years, humanity continues to face global ...
HIV and AIDS Cure and News: A Trial of 100 Participants is Showing Promising ResultsCrossmap
Rumors that Prince had HIV: what we need to know about the diseaseExaminer.com

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Namibia: Mict Helps With the Fight Against HIV/Aids - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:01

Namibia: Mict Helps With the Fight Against HIV/Aids
AllAfrica.com
Tweya said that these materials are designed and produced by MICT and that they are charged with the responsibility of developing concepts to provide improved coordination of national mobilization approach in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Namibia.

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HIV infection associated with premature aging

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 04:00
People with HIV infection appear to age more quickly than those without the infection, with an average advance of 5 years in the aging process.
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Abject poverty fuels HIV-Aids infections in Mavoko's forgotten slums, NGO says - The Star, Kenya

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:32

The Star, Kenya

Abject poverty fuels HIV-Aids infections in Mavoko's forgotten slums, NGO says
The Star, Kenya
Speaking at City Carton Slum in Athi River town on Wednesday, director of Positive Life Kenya Mary Wabwire said abject poverty among the residents exposes them to HIV infection. “HIV/AIDS is the second among the leading causes of deaths in Mavoko.

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Peninsula health officials planning new HIV/AIDS prevention initiative - Daily Press

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 22:16

Daily Press

Peninsula health officials planning new HIV/AIDS prevention initiative
Daily Press
There's no cure for HIV/AIDS and no vaccine to prevent it. But with advances in treatment, efforts to educate about prevention and encourage testing have declined. "People don't hear about HIV anymore," Peninsula Health District Senior Public Health ...
Russia may start compulsory licensing of HIV/AIDS drugs this yearThe Pharma Letter (registration)
Bias reporting blamed for increase in HIV/Aids deathsSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
Food parcels for HIV/Aids patients left to rotIndependent Online
Pharmacy Times -WEAA
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HIV/AIDS: 79 young sex workers test positive for HIV - Pulse.com.gh

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:28

HIV/AIDS: 79 young sex workers test positive for HIV
Pulse.com.gh
She expressed regret that though HIV/AIDS was still spreading, the education on the disease had gone down, and called for intensified public education, especially in rural areas, to minimise its spread. Mrs. Sawerteh said public stigmatisation and ...

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Prince is Dead, Sources Say HIV/AIDS - Santa monica Observed

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:02

Prince is Dead, Sources Say HIV/AIDS
Santa monica Observed
Sadly Prince Rogers Nelson passed away Thursday aged 57. Two days before, a confidential source came to SMObserved.com and told us that Prince was dying of AIDS. Our source said Prince contracted HIV in the 90's which he kept private. HIV/AIDS has ...

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Annie Lennox “couldn't have walked away” from HIV/AIDS charity work - Gay Times Magazine

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 09:58

Gay Times Magazine

Annie Lennox “couldn't have walked away” from HIV/AIDS charity work
Gay Times Magazine
During an interview for Makers, an online collection which highlights inspiring stories from women, the Eurythmics singer talked about her time as an ambassador for Nelson Mandela's 46664 campaign. She said: “Here's Mandela calling to the world for ...

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Wellness Advocate Volunteers to Help Orphans in Honduras with HIV and AIDS - PR Newswire (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 08:37

Wellness Advocate Volunteers to Help Orphans in Honduras with HIV and AIDS
PR Newswire (press release)
This nonprofit organization provides a home for orphaned children in Honduras, most of whom have HIV or AIDS. Lynn began corresponding with this boy through letters and pictures, and slowly got more involved with the orphanage and their mission.

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7 Things You May Believe About HIV/AIDS That Turn Out To Be Wrong - Youth Ki Awaaz

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 07:39

Youth Ki Awaaz

7 Things You May Believe About HIV/AIDS That Turn Out To Be Wrong
Youth Ki Awaaz
If you're looking for a good news story on global health, the fight against HIV/AIDS is a big one. HIV/AIDS is the deadliest pandemic in recent history: it has killed twice as many people as the first World War. But the progress made in a mere 30 years ...
Battling the HIV/AIDS stigmaPhuket Gazette

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Food parcels for HIV/Aids patients left to rot - Independent Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 06:21

Independent Online

Food parcels for HIV/Aids patients left to rot
Independent Online
Kimberley - Thousands of food parcels intended for HIV/Aids patients in the Northern Cape are apparently rotting away in a toilet paper roll warehouse in Ashburnham, Kimberley, and have not been distributed to any of the beneficiaries. A R4 million ...
Group Hopes to Break Taboo Around Safe-Sex Talk in Chinatown With New FilmDNAinfo
Top 2 Health Care Areas Seeing the Biggest Spending GrowthPharmacy Times
Shift in focus for donors may spell trouble: studyThe Phnom Penh Post

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Bias reporting blamed for increase in HIV/Aids deaths - South African Broadcasting Corporation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 06:00

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Bias reporting blamed for increase in HIV/Aids deaths
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Speaking on AM Live, the Deputy Director-General for HIV/Aids and TB at the Department, Dr Yogan Pillay says, "If you look at the attribution of specific diseases that contribute to infectious parasitic diseases you do see an increase in HIV deaths ...

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Belarus hailed as example to follow in fighting HIV/AIDS - Belarus News (BelTA)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:51

Belarus News (BelTA)

Belarus hailed as example to follow in fighting HIV/AIDS
Belarus News (BelTA)
MINSK, 21 April (BelTA) – Belarus sets an example to follow for the countries of the region in combating the spread of HIV/AIDS, said Michel Kazatchkine, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as ...

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Black Church Urged to Join Fight Against HIV/AIDS - Lasentinel

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 04:07

Lasentinel

Black Church Urged to Join Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Lasentinel
A new initiative is underway to enlist the faith community in combatting the rise of HIV/AIDS among African Americans in Los Angeles. The campaign, entitled The Black Church & HIV, aims to establish a network of faith leaders, religious institutions ...
7 things you may believe about HIV/AIDS that turn out to be wrongMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
HIV/Aids deaths among young people more than double in five yearsTimes LIVE
Organizations reach out to younger generation about HIV/AIDSWDTN
AllAfrica.com -The Post -Pulse Nigeria
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Lack Of Funds Hindering HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns In Warrap - gurtong

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:37

Lack Of Funds Hindering HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns In Warrap
gurtong
The Director of HIV/AIDS Commission in defunct Warrap Warrap, Natale Jang Kiir told Gurtong on Wednesday in Kuacjok that post-mortem examinations are hardly done which could help the commission ascertain whether or not the cause of death is linked to ...

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Nigeria: Poor HIV/Aids Funding - NEPWHAN Call On Buhari Not to Sign 2016 Budget - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 03:31

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Poor HIV/Aids Funding - NEPWHAN Call On Buhari Not to Sign 2016 Budget
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) wednesday in Abuja called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency withhold his assent of the 2016 Appropriation Act, given the negligible funds allocated to ...
Battling the HIV/AIDS stigmaPhuket Gazette

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Battling the HIV/AIDS stigma - Phuket Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 02:45

Phuket Gazette

Battling the HIV/AIDS stigma
Phuket Gazette
Nok and Ae are just two of the thousands of people in Phuket alone that are living with AIDS. The province has the highest incidence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Thailand, the latest Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) statistics reveal.
#HIVscoop: AIDS.gov to Rebrand to HIV.govI'm Still Josh (blog)

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