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Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS organization still without power after hurricanes - Washington Blade

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Washington Blade

Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS organization still without power after hurricanes
Washington Blade
Torres and other advocates on the island with whom the Blade has spoken in recent weeks have said LGBT Puerto Ricans and people with HIV/AIDS are even more vulnerable after Maria because of the lack of power, food, medicine and other basic services.

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HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education - University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

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University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)
Though great strides have been made in treating sexually transmitted diseases, students still need to know the importance of testing and prevention to stay healthy, say organizers of the 2017 HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day at UT Dallas.
HIV/AIDS: Nigerians to get tools to do self-tests at home – MinisterPremium Times
Shortage Of HIV/AIDS Kits In Blood Banks, Interesting Facts About Blood DonationDoctor NDTV

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HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education - University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

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University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)
Though great strides have been made in treating sexually transmitted diseases, students still need to know the importance of testing and prevention to stay healthy, say organizers of the 2017 HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day at UT Dallas.

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HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education - University of Texas at Dallas (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 16:52

Express.co.uk

HIV/AIDS Awareness Week Brings Together Artworks, Education
University of Texas at Dallas (press release)
Though great strides have been made in treating sexually transmitted diseases, students still need to know the importance of testing and prevention to stay healthy, say organizers of the 2017 HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day at UT Dallas.
Prince Harry supports HIV/Aids testing pop up shop in London's East EndExpress.co.uk
HIV/AIDS: Nigerians to get tools to do self-tests at home – MinisterPremium Times
Shortage Of HIV/AIDS Kits In Blood Banks, Interesting Facts About Blood DonationDoctor NDTV
Telegraph.co.uk -PEOPLE.com -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Living with HIV and AIDS, and unwelcome in Zimbabwe's churches ... - Religion News Service

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Religion News Service

Living with HIV and AIDS, and unwelcome in Zimbabwe's churches ...
Religion News Service
(Editor's Note: In what is being described as a bloodless coup, the Zimbabwe military took President Robert Mugabe into custody Wednesday (Nov. 15) and it ...

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Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic - Generocity

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Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic
Generocity
“Nontraditional” is a word that comes up often when Jose Benitez, executive director of Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP), describes the work his nonprofit does for those living with AIDS, HIV and especially as of late, substance use disorders.

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Pneumonia Is Killing More Children Than Malaria, HIV/AIDS And Measles Combined - Africa.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:08

Africa.com

Pneumonia Is Killing More Children Than Malaria, HIV/AIDS And Measles Combined
Africa.com
After calling on their governments to invest in immunization for the girl child on October 11th, and engaged them to eradicate Polio once and for all on October 24th, civil society across Africa are making sure Pneumonia vaccines are high on the agenda ...

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LGBT to hold pageant in campaign vs HIV-AIDS - Business Mirror

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LGBT to hold pageant in campaign vs HIV-AIDS
Business Mirror
Debbie Villaflor, human immunodeficiency virus-acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) coordinator of the PHO, said currently, the province has 121 cases and is still increasing its numbers. Among the patients is a Chinese national from Taiwan.

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The UK is moving towards elimination of HIV transmission - aidsmap

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:36

aidsmap

The UK is moving towards elimination of HIV transmission
aidsmap
New HIV data released today, Wednesday 15 November 2017, by Public Health England marks a turning point in the UK's efforts to combat HIV. The findings in the report Towards elimination of HIV transmission, AIDS and HIV-related deaths in the UK confirm ...

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Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Nigerians to Get Tools to Do Self-Tests At Home - Minister - AllAfrica.com

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The Nation Newspaper

Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Nigerians to Get Tools to Do Self-Tests At Home - Minister
AllAfrica.com
Nigerians will soon have more access to HIV self-test kits, which will allow them know their HIV status from the comfort of their homes, the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, has said. The minister said this while receiving the Amethyst HIV 1 and 2 ...
HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kits - The Nation NigeriaThe Nation Newspaper
Shortage Of HIV/AIDS Kits In Blood Banks, Interesting Facts About Blood DonationGears Of Biz
Harry: the sooner the better for HIV testJersey Evening Post
Decaturish.com -WorldStage
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HIV/AIDS: Nigerians to get tools to do self-tests at home – Minister - Premium Times

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Premium Times

HIV/AIDS: Nigerians to get tools to do self-tests at home – Minister
Premium Times
Nigerians will soon have more access to HIV self-test kits, which will allow them know their HIV status from the comfort of their homes, the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, has said. The minister said this while receiving the Amethyst HIV 1 and 2 ...
Prince Harry plays shopkeeper as he hands out free HIV testing kitsTelegraph.co.uk
HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kitsThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria: US Govt Commits $80M On Survey Project for People Living With HIVAllAfrica.com
Gears Of Biz -The Sydney Morning Herald
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Malawi on course in HIV and AIDS fight -Official - Nyasa Times

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Nyasa Times

Malawi on course in HIV and AIDS fight -Official
Nyasa Times
“Malawi has made progress in the figh of HIV and AIDS. As you can recall, since the disease was discovered [mid 1980s] up to now, Malawi is a shining country in fighting this disease as it is the first country to come out with these reports. “Other ...
Developing a new vaccination strategy against AIDSEurekAlert (press release)
#SmashStigma: Restaurant hopes to smash misconceptions, hires HIV-infected staff onlyDeccan Chronicle

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HIV/AIDS - Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention - Times of India - Times of India

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:34

Times of India

HIV/AIDS - Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention - Times of India
Times of India
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) refers to a range of symptoms which are caused due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIC) infection. After the ...
Malawi on course in HIV and AIDS fight -Official - Malawi Nyasa TimesNyasa Times
Developing a new vaccination strategy against AIDSEurekAlert (press release)
#SmashStigma: Restaurant hopes to smash misconceptions, hires ...Deccan Chronicle

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Second-generation vaginal films address issues with current HIV prevention methods - Medical Xpress

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Second-generation vaginal films address issues with current HIV prevention methods
Medical Xpress
Sexual transmission is the main method of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in women. The effectiveness of topical microbicides for HIV-1 prevention can be inconsistent and insufficient, which are associated with low adherence rates ...

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Second-generation vaginal films address issues with current HIV prevention methods - EurekAlert (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:03

Second-generation vaginal films address issues with current HIV prevention methods
EurekAlert (press release)
The effectiveness of topical microbicides for HIV-1 prevention can be inconsistent and insufficient, which are associated with low adherence rates and/or product misuse. To address these difficulties, researchers presenting at the 2017 American ...

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HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kits - The Nation Newspaper

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The Nation Newspaper

HIV/AIDS: FG evaluates, adopts rapid test kits
The Nation Newspaper
Isaac Adewole, Tuesday said the Federal Ministry of Health had adopted eight new test kits to fast track the fight against HIV/AIDS in the country. The Minister made this known in Abuja during the dissemination meeting on Amethyst HIV 1 and 2 Self-test ...
Nigeria: US Govt Commits $80M On Survey Project for People Living With HIVAllAfrica.com
World AIDS Day community fair will be held in Decatur on Dec. 1Decaturish.com

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HIV/AIDS advocates: AmfAR chair Kenneth Cole should resign - Windy City Times

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HIV/AIDS advocates: AmfAR chair Kenneth Cole should resign
Windy City Times
... Tom Viola ( Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS ), Cleve Jones ( founder of the Names Project/AIDS Memorial Quilt ), Venita Ray ( Texans Living with HIV Network ), Andrew Spieldenner, PhD ( US PLHIV Caucus Chair ), Larry Walker ...

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Posts tagged with "HIV/AIDS - Science Magazine (blog)

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Posts tagged with "HIV/AIDS
Science Magazine (blog)
It is difficult to overstate the panic, prejudice, and ignorance that accompanied the arrival of AIDS to the United States. In the early 1980s, the cause of the disease was unknown, but speculation about its source included chemicals, infectious ...

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Three decades of responding to infectious disease outbreaks - National Institutes of Health (press release)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:47

TheBody.com

Three decades of responding to infectious disease outbreaks
National Institutes of Health (press release)
Initial responses to a newly recognized disease, now known as HIV/AIDS, in the early 1980s were criticized as being too slow, the essay notes. “The insidious emergence of HIV/AIDS and the lack of due attention by policymakers illustrate how some ...
In Defense of Louise HayTheBody.com
AIDS cure news 2017: Antiretroviral therapy still best way to treat HIVChristianToday

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FG plans N1b support to fight HIV/AIDS through NHIS - TVC News

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TVC News

FG plans N1b support to fight HIV/AIDS through NHIS
TVC News
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this at the opening of a two-day Nigeria HIV/AIDS intervention symposium in Abuja. Adewole said that the support had become important because of the prevalence of the epidemic in the country and the ...
US govt commits $80m on survey project for people living with HIVGistmaster (blog)

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