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HIV/AIDS Walk, Run this Saturday

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 00:15
The Minority AIDS Council will be stepping out this Saturday to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.
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ACLU investigating Allegheny County Jail for not providing consistent HIV medications to inmates

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 18:18
The ACLU is investigating the Allegheny County Jail for failing to provide HIV medications to inmates in "a timely and consistent way." "We have been investigating this for the last three months,” says state ACLU legal director Vic Walczak. "What we’re hearing is that pretty much every prisoner with HIV/AIDS has encountered these problems." The problems, says Walczak, include failures to ...
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GOVX: GeoVax Secures Funding To Keep Its Vaccine Pipeline Moving Forward

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:15
Revenue in the fourth quarter totaled $0.2 million and was derived from grants from the U.S. NIH in support of the company’s HIV/AIDS vaccine program. As of December 31, 2014, GeoVax reported approximately $0.2 million in unused grant funds remaining and available for use.
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GIV Mobile Announces New Partnership With The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:59
CHICAGO, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  GIV Mobile has teamed up with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) to accelerate the research and development of an accessible vaccine to prevent HIV/AIDS. As the first consumer-conscious wireless service dedicated to giving...
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GIV Mobile Announces New Partnership With The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:41
CHICAGO, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  GIV Mobile has teamed up with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) to accelerate the research and development of an accessible vaccine to prevent HIV/AIDS. As the first consumer-conscious wireless service dedicated to giving back, GIV Mobile now allows subscribers to donate 8 percent of their monthly plan amount to IAVI to advance innovative ...
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Prince Harry's AIDS charity Sentebale to be recognised at Swarovski event

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 06:50
Harry's Sentebale charity, which he set up with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, will be receiving the 2015 Swarovski Crystal Of Hope Award at the glittering Life Ball event.
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1,038 People Have Died of AIDS Since 1990: Mizoram Health Minister

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 06:22
Of the 4,57,678 blood samples tested in Mizoram, 9,894 people were found to be infected with HIV while 1,038 people have died due to AIDS since 1990 till date, state Health Minister Lal Thanzara infor...
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Study reports excellent outcomes among HIV+ kidney transplant recipients

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 03:00
Co-infection with hepatitis C virus lowers kidney and patient survival rates, howeverHighlights Compared with uninfected (HIV-/HCV-) kidney transplant recipients, mono-infected HIV+...
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UNAIDS: Stop ‘fast and furious’ HIV spread in Phl

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 20:00
The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has underscored the need to end the “fast and furious” trend of the epidemic in the country. A similar trend had also been observed in Mandaue City.
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Daniel Franzese on HBO’s “Looking”: Finally, an HIV-positive character living in the here and now

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 17:43
Salon spoke to Franzese about his groundbreaking role and Hollywood's outdated approach to HIV/AIDS
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UNAIDS: Stop ‘fast and furious’ HIV spread in Phl

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:00
The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has underscored the need to end the “fast and furious” trend of the epidemic in the country. A similar trend had also been observed in Mandaue City.
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Tucsonan's game on HIV/AIDS opens worldwide conversation

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 22:57
Educational board game created here now used in more than 30 countries. 
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UN exec sees an HIV 'epidemic' in Philippines

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 08:23
AN OFFICIAL of the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said Thursday the Philippines is already facing a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) "epidemic" given the "fast and furious" spread of the disease. UNAIDS Country Director Bai Bagasao said the 22,527 HIV cases in the country can already be considered as an epidemic, although it is not yet a "generalized" one. "Ang kagandahan pa din ...
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HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 00:30
Title: HIV Patients May Fare as Well as Others With Kidney Transplants Category: Health News Created: 3/19/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
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March 20 is declared National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 21:37
Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD) will be honored every March 20 moving forward to raise awareness about the many American Indians who are suffering or who have died of the disease.
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Health Dept. launches HIV prevention campaign to reach Native Americans

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:49
HIV infection rates for Native Americans in Minnesota are nearly three times greater than they are for whites.
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Health Dept. launches HIV prevention campaign to reach Native Americans

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:34
HIV infection rates for Native Americans in Minnesota are nearly three times greater than they are for whites.
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Salt-N-Pepa Headline Florida AIDS Walk

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 11:11
AIDS Healthcare Foundation:
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Southern Illinois AIDS Walk Saturday, March 21

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:07
The Southern Illinois AIDS walk is planned for Saturday, March 21 to raise money and support for causes that affect the HIV/AIDS community.
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UN exec sees an HIV 'epidemic' in Philippines

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 05:55
AN OFFICIAL of the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said Thursday the Philippines is already facing a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) "epidemic" given the "fast and furious" spread of the disease. UNAIDS Country Director Bai Bagasao said the 22,527 HIV cases in the country can already be considered as an epidemic, although it is not yet a "generalized" one. "Ang kagandahan pa din ...
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