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Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDS - Public Finance International

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:35

Public Finance International

Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDS
Public Finance International
Four cities with high HIV/AIDS burdens have started publishing data on diagnosis, treatment and suppression of the virus as part of a global cities initiative to end the epidemic. Amsterdam, Paris, Kiev and Denver signed up to the Paris Declaration on ...
Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR Announce Inaugural LGBT Fund RecipientsAIDS.gov blog (blog)
AIDS 2016: Faith-based groups can do more to tackle HIV stigmaJacaranda FM
Harry to join Sir Elton John at Aids awareness conferenceSouth Wales Argus
Independent Online
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HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90—what is it and why does it matter? - Medical Xpress

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:28

Aljazeera.com

HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90—what is it and why does it matter?
Medical Xpress
Today, a young person who becomes infected in the developed world can expect to have a near-normal lifespan with access to lifelong, uninterrupted HIV treatment. Globally, the HIV/AIDS community has worked hard to realise the Sustainable Development ...
How Malawi reduced its HIV/Aids infection rateAljazeera.com
Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDSPublic Finance International
Getting Tested Is First Step In Controlling HIV/AIDSVoice of America (blog)
AllAfrica.com -YIBADA English -Washington Blade
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8 Things You Need To Know This AM - Refinery29

Google News - Microbicides - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:15

Refinery29

8 Things You Need To Know This AM
Refinery29
Among women who used the ring most consistently (mostly older women), the risk was cut by 75%. Dr. Zeda Rosenberg of the International Partnership for Microbicides said in a statement that these findings suggest it "could be an important option for ...

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Malawi: Decline in HIV/Aids Donor Funding Scares UNAIDS Director - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 06:01

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Malawi: Decline in HIV/Aids Donor Funding Scares UNAIDS Director
AllAfrica.com
Durban — Executive Director for UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe has expressed worry at the decline in donor funding towards HIV Aids service provision. Sidibe was speaking at press briefing at the opening of the 21st International Aids conference in Durban ...
This simple ring might halve the number of new HIV infections - here's howTech Insider
New Medical Ring Confirmed To Protect Women Against HIV/AIDSScience World Report
Vaginal Ring May Cut HIV Infection Risk if Used ConsistentlyAIDS.gov blog (blog)
aidsmap -Medscape -Health24
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Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS - The Sentinel

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 05:03

The Sentinel

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
The Sentinel
Sub-Saharan Africa continued to be a trouble spot, accounting for three-quarters of new HIV infections (1.8 million) in 2015. Last year, south Asia had 8.5 percent (212,500) of new infections; southeast Asia, 4.7 percent (117,500); and east Asia, 2.3 ...
Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDSPublic Finance International
HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90—what is it and why does it matter?Medical Xpress
Is the Kremlin fuelling Russia's HIV/Aids epidemic?Aljazeera.com
Voice of America (blog) -Washington Blade -AllAfrica.com
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Now is not the time to cut funding for SA's HIV/AIDS programme, says US - BDlive

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 04:39

BDlive

Now is not the time to cut funding for SA's HIV/AIDS programme, says US
BDlive
US Global AIDS co-ordinator Deborah Birx yesterday affirmed her country's commitment to helping SA fund its massive HIV/AIDS programmes, saying now is not the time to pull back. In 2012 the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (Pepfar) said it ...
Contentious HIV/AIDS law clauses: what activists sayNew Vision
Strides have been made in the war against HIV/AIDSSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
Charlize Theron concerned over HIV/Aids death amongst young peopleEyewitness News
NewsDay
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TAC slams global governments over HIV/Aids funding cuts - Eyewitness News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 04:26

Eyewitness News

TAC slams global governments over HIV/Aids funding cuts
Eyewitness News
DURBAN - The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has accused governments across the globe of not doing enough to address HIV/Aids. The group has made reference to recent data published by UNAids showing that donor governments have reduced ...

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Shanghai prison segregates prisoners with HIV/AIDS from other inmates - Shanghaiist

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 04:23

Shanghai prison segregates prisoners with HIV/AIDS from other inmates
Shanghaiist
A prison in Shanghai's Qingpu District has taken some drastic measures to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS inside its institution. On Monday, authorities decided to start housing prisoners with HIV/AIDS in a separate ward in the wake of a growing number of ...

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Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS - Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:35

Santa Maria Times (subscription)

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
Sub-Saharan Africa continued to be a trouble spot, accounting for three-quarters of new HIV infections (1.8 million) in 2015. Last year, south Asia had 8.5 percent (212,500) of new infections; southeast Asia, 4.7 percent (117,500); and east Asia, 2.3 ...
Census Bureau: Annual Update for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base in its 30th YearPR Newswire (press release)
How Malawi reduced its HIV/Aids infection rateAljazeera.com
Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDSPublic Finance International
Wall Street Journal -CNN
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Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS - Montana Standard

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:31

Montana Standard

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Montana Standard
Sub-Saharan Africa continued to be a trouble spot, accounting for three-quarters of new HIV infections (1.8 million) in 2015. Last year, south Asia had 8.5 percent (212,500) of new infections; southeast Asia, 4.7 percent (117,500); and east Asia, 2.3 ...
HIV, AIDS and 90-90-90—what is it and why does it matter?Medical Xpress
Is the Kremlin fuelling Russia's HIV/Aids epidemic?Aljazeera.com
Chinese HIV/AIDS Patients Victimized by Scam, Personal Data LeakedYIBADA English
Wall Street Journal -Voice of America (blog)
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Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS - Bismarck Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:30

Bismarck Tribune

Mixed Progress in Worldwide Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Bismarck Tribune
Sub-Saharan Africa continued to be a trouble spot, accounting for three-quarters of new HIV infections (1.8 million) in 2015. Last year, south Asia had 8.5 percent (212,500) of new infections; southeast Asia, 4.7 percent (117,500); and east Asia, 2.3 ...
Four global cities start to share data on HIV/AIDSPublic Finance International
Census Bureau: Annual Update for HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base in its 30th YearPR Newswire (press release)
Studies Offer Fresh Hope in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in South AfricaWall Street Journal
CNN -Times of San Diego
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HIV/Aids cases on the rise in Pakistan, says report - The Express Tribune

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:15

The Express Tribune

HIV/Aids cases on the rise in Pakistan, says report
The Express Tribune
The deaths from HIV/Aids in Pakistan increased from 350 in 2005 to 1,480 in 2015, showing an average increase of 14.42 percent a year, says the findings of the meta-analysis coordinated by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the ...

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Chinese HIV/AIDS Patients Victimized by Scam, Personal Data Leaked - YIBADA English

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:13

YIBADA English

Chinese HIV/AIDS Patients Victimized by Scam, Personal Data Leaked
YIBADA English
In a statement, the WHO said, "The confidentiality of the personal and health information of anyone seeking HIV or other medical services must be safeguarded. The leak of personal information of people living with HIV is a violation of this fundamental ...
China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHOYahoo News

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'Getting to Zero' Plan to Slash HIV/AIDS Infection Wins County OK - Times of San Diego

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 18:35

BDlive

'Getting to Zero' Plan to Slash HIV/AIDS Infection Wins County OK
Times of San Diego
A man contemplates a section of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Photo by Chris Jennewein Known as the Getting to Zero Implementation Plan, it addresses three systematic issues: HIV and AIDS awareness, the stigma around testing and access to proper care.
Now is not the time to cut funding for SA's HIV/AIDS programme, says USBDlive
Charlize Theron concerned over HIV/Aids death amongst young peopleEyewitness News
Charlize Theron: AIDS doesn't discriminate on its ownAljazeera.com (blog)
Q13 FOX
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Local business asks for community's help to fight HIV/AIDS - Coast News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 13:44

Coast News

Local business asks for community's help to fight HIV/AIDS
Coast News
ENCINITAS — A local business owner is doing his part to help fight HIV/AIDS and support the more than 20,000 in San Diego who are living with the disease, and he is calling out to residents to join him. Jarrod Harms, co-owner of Detour Salon ...

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Local business asks for community's help to fight HIV/AIDS - Coast News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 13:44

Coast News

Local business asks for community's help to fight HIV/AIDS
Coast News
ENCINITAS — A local business owner is doing his part to help fight HIV/AIDS and support the more than 20,000 in San Diego who are living with the disease, and he is calling out to residents to join him. Jarrod Harms, co-owner of Detour Salon ...

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Global HIV/AIDS Progress 'Inadequate And Fragile,' UN SG Ban Says, Urging Improved Access To Treatment, More R&D - Kaiser Family Foundation

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:53

Wall Street Journal

Global HIV/AIDS Progress 'Inadequate And Fragile,' UN SG Ban Says, Urging Improved Access To Treatment, More R&D
Kaiser Family Foundation
The gains the world has made against AIDS are 'inadequate and fragile,' U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters Monday. More than half the people around the world infected with HIV, or 20 million people, still don't have access to treatment, ...
Studies Offer Fresh Hope in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in South AfricaWall Street Journal
New HIV vaccine to be trialled in South AfricaCNN
HIV/Aids resurgence in Africa feared as Durban hosts conferenceThe Guardian
Mail & Guardian Africa -New Zealand Herald
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This simple ring might halve the number of new HIV infections -- here's how - Business Insider Australia

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:31

Business Insider Australia

This simple ring might halve the number of new HIV infections -- here's how
Business Insider Australia
The ring is designed to release the antiretroviral drug dapivirine for 30 days at a time — after that, women are supposed to switch it out for a new one. The device was developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a nonprofit ...

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July 19, 2016 | AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa: The Fenway Institute Represents - Rainbow Times

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:00

Rainbow Times

July 19, 2016 | AIDS 2016 in Durban, South Africa: The Fenway Institute Represents
Rainbow Times
Research on the safety and acceptance of microbicides among young men that Mayer co-authored will be presented. Research on the feasibility and acceptability of home-based support to streamline the delivery of PrEP that Mayer co-authored will be ...

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This Monthly Vaginal Ring Could Help Protect Women Against HIV - Health.com

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:00

Health.com

This Monthly Vaginal Ring Could Help Protect Women Against HIV
Health.com
The ring, developed by the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), is placed high inside the vagina where it steadily releases the medication over the course of the month. Women insert the ring and remove it on their own. A Phase 3 ...
This Vaginal Ring Could Be The Secret To Protecting Women Against HIVElite Daily
Vaginal Ring Protects Women Against HIVI4U News
Dapivirine ring protects women from HIV infection in early studiesUPI.com
Fred Hutch News Service -PBS NewsHour -Tech Insider
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