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World AIDS Day: Trigg Labs Provides Safe Sex Kits to Over 300 Non-Profits and Offers Lubes to Enhance Pleasure While ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:07
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 35 million people are living with HIV/AIDS. The World Health Organization statistics show most pe
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U.N. says fast-track plan can end global AIDS threat by 2030

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:11
LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A five-year, fast-track battle against HIV could end the global threat of the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the United Nations said on Tuesday, but failing to move quickly might allow the deadly virus to spring back. UNAIDS said reaching its new fast-track targets would avert nearly 28 million new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections by 2030, and effectively bring to ...
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S Africa to spend $2bn on Aids drugs

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:52
South Africa is to spend $2.2bn (£1.4bn) over two years on life-saving Aids drugs for public hospitals, a government minister says.
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Harsh laws stifling India's HIV response: Experts

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:54
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) There is increasing evidence to prove that harsh laws and policies against drug use in India stifle the country's HIV response, experts said Tuesday.
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South Africa to spend $2.2 bln on HIV drugs in next two years

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 04:26
PORT ELIZABETH South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years to buy HIV/AIDS drugs for public hospitals, a government minister said on Monday, as a study shows the prevalence of the virus is rising. Speaking at a manufacturing plant of drugmaker Aspen Pharmacare, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said the government aims to buy three quarters of the drugs ...
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Young Kenyans affected by HIV/AIDS unmask feelings through art

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 23:03
The plaster mask on the gallery wall is a face without eyes.
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Love Responsibly: Combating HIV/AIDS Through Innovation and Awareness

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 20:13
Three decades since it first appeared on the global health radar, AIDS persists as an unprecedented pandemic. There have been more than 39 million AIDS-related deaths worldwide, and 35 million people continue to live with HIV or AIDS. Thanks to advances in the development of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), which targets the virus early, people who are HIV-positive can enjoy near ...
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South Africa to Spend $2.2 billion on HIV Drugs in Next 2 Years

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 16:29
South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years to buy HIV/AIDS drugs for public hospitals, a government minister said on Monday, as a study shows the prevalence of the virus is rising -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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POZ Magazine Announces “POZ 100” For 2014, Ryan Lewis, Paige Rawl, Caressa Cameron-Jackson Among List Celebrating ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 14:12
POZ magazine, an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, today announced the fifth annual POZ 100, also marking its 200th issue and 20th year in publication. This year, POZ asked individuals and organizations to nominate people under the age of 30 in their communities who are making a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS. (PRWeb November 17, 2014 ...
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South Africa to spend $2.2 billion on HIV drugs in next two years

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 13:31
South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years to buy HIV/AIDS drugs for public hospitals, a government minister said on Monday, as a study shows the prevalence of the virus is rising.
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South Africa to spend $2.2 billion on HIV drugs in next two years

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:41
PORT ELIZABETH South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa plans to spend $2.2 billion over two years to buy HIV/AIDS drugs for public hospitals, a government minister said on Monday, as a study shows the prevalence of the virus is rising. Speaking at a manufacturing plant of drugmaker Aspen Pharmacare, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said the government aims to buy three quarters of the drugs ...
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Report: D.C.'s HIV Prevention and Awareness Campaign Shows Promising Results

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:14
A new report released by the Department of Health shows promising returns on their social marketing outreach efforts to prevent the deadly virus from spreading. [ more › ]
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New National AHF Ad Asks, ‘CDC: What if You’re Wrong on PrEP?’

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:45
Starting Monday, AIDS Healthcare Foundation will launch a new national ad campaign challenging the Centers for Disease Control , over its recent recommendation of the wi
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Semen Protects HIV from Microbicide Attack

Yahoo News - Microbicides - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:37
Microbicides that kill HIV in the lab often fail in clinical trials. A study finds that semen may be the culprit. Cynthia Graber reports   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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IAPAC, HIV Advocates, and AbbVie Launch Tools in Advance of World AIDS Day to Strengthen Dialogue Between Women Living ...

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:30
Women take a stand to improve HIV care outcomes globally WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) in collaboration with a global steering ...
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Despite Decrease in HIV Rates, Numbers Remain High Among Blacks

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 09:04
New HIV cases have dropped nationally about six percent over the last five years, but it remains disproportionately high among blacks.
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Despite Decrease in HIV Rates, Numbers Remain High Among Blacks

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 05:49
New HIV cases have dropped nationally about six percent over the last five years, but it remains disproportionately high among blacks.
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In Mexico City's male sex trade HIV risks are high

Medical News Today - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 04:00
A new study documents the stark health dangers of the male sex trade in the streets, hotels, and discotheques of Mexico City.
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Nigeria: USAID Donates N50 Million HIV/Aids Machine to UDUTH

Yahoo News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 01:10
[Leadership]The United States Agency For International Development (USAID) - sponsored Management Science for Health Project yesterday donated N50 million HIV/AIDs viral load measurement machine to Usmanu Danfodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto.
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