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What are the barriers to HIV testing and treatment access – and how do we overcome them? - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:19

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What are the barriers to HIV testing and treatment access – and how do we overcome them?
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At the recent International AIDS Society conference in Paris, the Europe-wide project OptTEST launched an advocacy toolkit, focused on addressing and overcoming legal and regulatory barriers to HIV testing and access to HIV care. OptTEST is a three ...

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HIV & AIDS Information :: San Francisco annual report shows ... - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:45

HIV & AIDS Information :: San Francisco annual report shows ...
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The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) has released its HIV Epidemiology Annual Report for 2016, showing that the number of new infections ...

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Best shot: HIV/AIDS group holds photography contest - Wisconsin Gazette

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 23:00

Wisconsin Gazette

Best shot: HIV/AIDS group holds photography contest
Wisconsin Gazette
An announcement for “A Day with HIV” said on Sept. 21 “people everywhere, both HIV positive and negative, can share an image of coping and care through the lens of a camera. For the third year. A Day with HIV will help remove the stigma of HIV and to ...

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20 arrested in Zanzibar for attending HIV/AIDS prevention course - Gay Star News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 09:58

Gay Star News

20 arrested in Zanzibar for attending HIV/AIDS prevention course
Gay Star News
Zanzibar authorities arrested 20 people for attending an HIV/AIDS education program, claiming they were 'supporting homosexuality.' The majority-muslim country banned private clinics from providing HIV/AIDS services earlier this year. Regional police ...
Tanzanian AIDS event disrupted by arrest of 20 'gay' suspectsErasing 76 Crimes

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BC's only support group for HIV-positive women closing due to funding cuts - CTV News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 08:36

CTV News

BC's only support group for HIV-positive women closing due to funding cuts
CTV News
In the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the disease was seen as primarily affecting gay men, Lacasse said. Women had to fight for their place at the table for funding and research, and Positive Women's Network was a leader in that fight, he said.

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HIV/Aids Walk Takes Place - CKPG News Prince George

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:01

CKPG News Prince George

HIV/Aids Walk Takes Place
CKPG News Prince George
Many gathered at the Canada Games Plaza Saturday morning to take part in the annual Scotiabank HIV/Aids Awareness Walk. The walk is held to support those living with HIV/AIDS and to raise money along with awareness to finding a cure. Delegates were ...
2017 AIDS Walk in Prince GeorgeMY PG NOW
Annual Scotiabank Aids Walk to take place this monthRed Deer Express
AIDS Walk takes place downtownPrince George Citizen
News1130 -Globalnews.ca
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#2030NOW: Best cure for HIV/AIDS stigma? Love and acceptance - Rappler

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:47

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#2030NOW: Best cure for HIV/AIDS stigma? Love and acceptance
Rappler
One way to stop the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Philippines is by fighting the stigma that comes with it, says Paul Junio of LoveYourself.

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HIV/AIDS awareness conference held in Palm Springs - KESQ - KESQ

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:10

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HIV/AIDS awareness conference held in Palm Springs - KESQ
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - Several local organizations came together on Friday for National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day to help raise awareness of the ...

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Dine out, fight AIDS - Coeur d'Alene Press

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:55

Dine out, fight AIDS
Coeur d'Alene Press
North Idaho AIDS Coalition (NIAC) invites you to “Dine Out for NIAC” on the following dates and times and each restaurant will donate a percentage back to NIAC to support HIV education and prevention efforts with up-to-date scientifically accurate ...

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The Silence, and Death, Around Haitian Americans and HIV - TheBody.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:47

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The Silence, and Death, Around Haitian Americans and HIV
TheBody.com
All I knew was that I associated shame with being Haitian, and in the '90s, being Haitian meant that you shared proximity to AIDS -- a disease no one understood. By 2003, up to 560,000 adults in Haiti had contracted HIV and 47,000 Haitians had died ...

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Dear President Trump, Please Don't Take Away My HIV Pills - HuffPost

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:46

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Dear President Trump, Please Don't Take Away My HIV Pills
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The United States could soon be gutting foreign aid on HIV and AIDS assistance. A proposed FY 2018 budget plan would also scrap $59 million from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program compared to last year's budget. This is the same program that helps ...
CCJ President: No room for HIV discrimination in justice systemLoop Trinidad & Tobago

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South Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe - National Development Plan Annual Public Lecture - AllAfrica.com

Google News - Microbicides - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:49

South Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe - National Development Plan Annual Public Lecture
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Effective microbicides should be offered routinely to all women 16 years and older. Security of tenure should be created for communal farmers, especially women. By 2030, people living in South Africa should have no fear of crime, Women, children and ...

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295 - Survey: Diarrhea important but under-reported complaint of ... - Windy City Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:04

295 - Survey: Diarrhea important but under-reported complaint of ...
Windy City Times
Windy City Times News Archive - Survey: Diarrhea important but under-reported complaint of HIV/AIDS patients San Francisco, CA — September 12, 2017 ...

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Smart Ride 14 for HIV and AIDs - Villages-News

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:56

Smart Ride 14 for HIV and AIDs
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This fall, we are riding 165 miles from Miami to Key West November 17 – 18, 2017 in memory and in honor of those infected and affected by HIV and AIDs. We have a goal of raising $10,000 that will be directly used for services and education of those who ...

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Curing AIDS, The Time Is Now: Gene-Editing Technology May Eliminate HIV - Specialty Pharmacy Times

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:16

Curing AIDS, The Time Is Now: Gene-Editing Technology May Eliminate HIV
Specialty Pharmacy Times
“We have come a long way from a rudimentary proof of concept to now having evidence of a cure for HIV with animal models. However, what we're working on is not exclusively focused to the HIV/AIDS virus, but multiple viruses. Our platform will allow us ...

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HIV-AIDS News 2017: The Only Person Cured of HIV Hopes For Effective Treatment to Be Found - Christian Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 06:34

Christian Post

HIV-AIDS News 2017: The Only Person Cured of HIV Hopes For Effective Treatment to Be Found
Christian Post
Wikimedia Commons/C. GoldsmithThe only man ever cured of HIV wishes that a cure will soon be found. Since the emergence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), there is only one person who was ever known to be cured of the disease — Timothy ...

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Infectious diseases AZ: Many challenges to eradicating HIV/AIDS - Orlando Sentinel

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 04:46

Infectious diseases AZ: Many challenges to eradicating HIV/AIDS
Orlando Sentinel
HIV weakens a person's immune system and can lead to AIDS. Globally, there are more than 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS, and more than 1 million people living with the infectious disease in the U.S.. Dr. Stacey Rizza, a Mayo Clinic infectious ...

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People with HIV, AIDS and STI's don't have to disclose, but could ... - NEWS.com.au

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:56

NEWS.com.au

People with HIV, AIDS and STI's don't have to disclose, but could ...
NEWS.com.au
CHANGES to the NSW Public Health Act mean people with AIDS, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections will no longer be required by law to tell sexual ...

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BC support plan for opioid users modelled after HIV/AIDS strategy - The Globe and Mail

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:50

The Globe and Mail

BC support plan for opioid users modelled after HIV/AIDS strategy
The Globe and Mail
A new pilot project modelled after a successful Vancouver-made HIV/AIDS strategy will have teams of medical professionals and other front-line staff regularly check in on thousands of people in the city on opioid-substitution therapy with the goal of ...

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