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FCAA Report Finds Overall HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funding Increased In 2016 - Kaiser Family Foundation

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FCAA Report Finds Overall HIV/AIDS Philanthropic Funding Increased In 2016
Kaiser Family Foundation
Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released their annual report on philanthropic funding for HIV/AIDS efforts. The report finds that “HIV/AIDS-related giving among private philanthropic organizations in 15 countries totaled approximately $680 million ...
Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ...PR Newswire (press release)

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Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ... - PR Newswire (press release)

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Philanthropic Funding for HIV/AIDS Reached Highest Level to Date in 2016 According to New Funders Concerned ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the heels of World AIDS Day, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) released its 15th annual Philanthropic Support to Address HIV/AIDS report. The leading voice on philanthropic resources for the global ...

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AIDS patients find community in local care group - WKBN.com

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WKBN.com

AIDS patients find community in local care group
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – December is AIDS Awareness Month. Right now, the Centers for Disease Control reports that there are just over 1 million people in the United States living with HIV/AIDS. The Ohio Department of Health estimates that there are ...
US, Nigeria, others close to winning war against HIV/AIDSNew Telegraph Newspaper
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDSMedical Xpress
SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS fundsBay Area Reporter
Ghana News Agency -AllAfrica.com -TheBody.com
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SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS funds - Bay Area Reporter

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Bay Area Reporter

SF mayor pushes for HIV/AIDS funds
Bay Area Reporter
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is working to restore HIV/AIDS funding that was recently cut by the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC recently told the city it's cutting $1.4 million for HIV/AIDS surveillance and prevention for ...
AIDS patients find community in local care groupWKBN.com
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV HopeLasentinel

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US, Nigeria, others close to winning war against HIV/AIDS - New Telegraph Newspaper

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:34

Medical Xpress

US, Nigeria, others close to winning war against HIV/AIDS
New Telegraph Newspaper
The United States Consulate General in Lagos yesterday said Nigeria and other countries around the world were closer to controlling the HIV/AIDS pandemic than ever before as communities, scientists and political leaders come together to envision a very ...
Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDSMedical Xpress
AIDS patients find community in local care groupWKBN.com
Parliament worried over relapse in HIV/AIDS fightGhana News Agency
Bay Area Reporter -ZNBC -The Tidings
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HIV Doesn't Cause AIDS According to Gwyneth Paltrow Goop 'Trusted Expert' Doctor Kelly Brogan - Newsweek

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:07

Newsweek

HIV Doesn't Cause AIDS According to Gwyneth Paltrow Goop 'Trusted Expert' Doctor Kelly Brogan
Newsweek
Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's “modern lifestyle brand,” is a frequent source of controversy. From encouraging women to insert jade eggs into their vaginas to promoting the idea that they “steam” them, the site has been known for spreading information and ...

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Parliament worried over relapse in HIV/AIDS fight - Ghana News Agency

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Ghana News Agency

Parliament worried over relapse in HIV/AIDS fight
Ghana News Agency
Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - Parliament has expressed the need for the nation to intensify efforts at preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS, saying that, there has been a relapse after gains made in the fight against the menace. The House described as ...
Malawi: Nac Says Female Sex Workers Crucial in HIV/Aids Fight ...AllAfrica.com
A pill a day means normal lifespan for HIV patientsNorth State Journal

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Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programs at peril in budget - Intermountain Catholic

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Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programs at peril in budget
Intermountain Catholic
Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programs at peril in budget. Friday, Dec. 08, 2017. By Catholic News Service. WASHINGTON — Saying that any reduction in funding of programs to prevent HIV and AIDS could have “catastrophic life-threatening ...

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'HIV Is Not Real,' Claims Russian Conspiracy Theory, as Disease Keeps Spreading - Newsweek

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Newsweek

'HIV Is Not Real,' Claims Russian Conspiracy Theory, as Disease Keeps Spreading
Newsweek
In other cases the shock of the discovery and the lack of sympathy or psychological support can push people toward believing harmful theories, experts warn. “Denialism is usually a coping mechanism for people in crisis,” former HIV denier Julia ...

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Condom dispute highlights dangers of HIV among seniors - Albany Times Union

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Albany Times Union

Condom dispute highlights dangers of HIV among seniors
Albany Times Union
Cramer told the paper she had been struck by the risk of HIV and AIDS among seniors in the area. She could not be reached for comment on Tuesday. Schwenker, president of the center's board, told the paper he took issue with Cramer putting the condoms ...

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Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDS - Medical Xpress

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Medical Xpress

Stigma obstructs rights protection of children with HIV/AIDS
Medical Xpress
The World AIDS Day on December 1 has been commemorated for 30 years, yet the children who suffer from HIV/AIDS in Indonesia has yet to receive as much attention as the adults who are infected by the virus. Children with HIV/AIDS experience ...
US, Nigeria, others close to winning war against HIV/AIDSNew Telegraph Newspaper
Parliament worried over relapse in HIV/AIDS fightGhana News Agency
Archbishop urges funding for HIV, AIDS programsThe Tidings
ChristianToday -Intermountain Catholic -AllAfrica.com
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PEPFAR: FDA approves 200th HIV/AIDS therapy - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:32

PEPFAR: FDA approves 200th HIV/AIDS therapy
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb notes that late in November the agency approved — or tentatively approved — the 200th antiretroviral drug application, including 30 solid formulations specific for children, under the President's Emergency Plan for ...

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Malawi: Nac Says Female Sex Workers Crucial in HIV/Aids Fight - AllAfrica.com

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Malawi: Nac Says Female Sex Workers Crucial in HIV/Aids Fight
AllAfrica.com
Mchinji — National AIDS Commission (NAC) says female sex workers are important players in the efforts against HIV/AIDS in the country. NAC District Coordination Officer for the centre, Eric Dakamau, made the remarks in Mchinji on Tuesday during a ...
A pill a day means normal lifespan for HIV patientsNorth State Journal

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Cultural, religious barriers hinder fight against HIV/AIDS - Mmegi Online

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:00

Mmegi Online

Cultural, religious barriers hinder fight against HIV/AIDS
Mmegi Online
Speaking at PERFAR Botswana and INK Centre for investigative Journalism's media training workshop on health in Mogoditshane recently, Catherine Chirwa, a public health specialist said even though some mothers enroll for Prevention of Mother To Child ...

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Health officials work to help the Chinese living with HIV/AIDS - CGTN America (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 21:18

CGTN America (blog)

Health officials work to help the Chinese living with HIV/AIDS
CGTN America (blog)
Between 700,000-800,000 people are living with HIV or AIDS in China. That's 0.05 percent percent of the country's population – a small number, but a big problem. And many cases have yet to be counted. “Our work for HIV prevention is still very ...

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Pam's Party Line: Design contest looks to end stigma of HIV/AIDS - The Advocate

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Pam's Party Line: Design contest looks to end stigma of HIV/AIDS
The Advocate
Circle-Lets — At the Baton Rouge Circle-Lets Induction Ceremony Oct. 29 are members, from left, hostess Evelyn R. Tellis, Barbara G. Woods, Phyllis T. White, Lisa Woodruff-White, Vivian Guillory, Mauretta Wailes Elbert, Treasurer Patricia Tyson ...

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Southern States Are Now the Epicenter of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic ... - U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

Southern States Are Now the Epicenter of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic ...
U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. has made undeniable progress in its fight against HIV/AIDS in recent years. From 2010 to 2014, the annual number of new HIV infections in the U.S. declined by 10 percent to 36,700, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Fake News Helped Spread HIV/AIDS in Russia. Has It Stopped?Daily Beast
Turning The Tide In The Fight Against HIV/AIDSReliefWeb
Gilead Sciences commits $100 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Southern statesSan Francisco Chronicle
Kaiser Family Foundation -Houston Business Journal -Middletown Transcript
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Gilead Announces 10-Year Commitment to Address HIV/AIDS - MD Magazine

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MD Magazine

Gilead Announces 10-Year Commitment to Address HIV/AIDS
MD Magazine
Gilead, COMPASS, HIV/AIDS Gilead Sciences has announced the launch of Gilead COMPASS Initiative, a 10-year $100 million commitment supporting organizations working to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the southern US. In the initiative COMPASS ...

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Gilead Sciences, University of Houston and others launch $100M initiative to address HIV/AIDS crisis in South - Houston Business Journal

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Houston Business Journal

Gilead Sciences, University of Houston and others launch $100M initiative to address HIV/AIDS crisis in South
Houston Business Journal
"In addition the inclusion of comprehensive assessments of well-being, mental health trauma and substance use through evidence-based screenings and appropriate follow-up care will improve overall health outcomes." Samira Ali has been named director of ...
Gilead Announces 10-Year Commitment to Address HIV/AIDSMD Magazine

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LifeLine plays an important role in helping fight HIV/Aids - South Coast Herald

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:09

South Coast Herald

LifeLine plays an important role in helping fight HIV/Aids
South Coast Herald
Sister Phumzile Cele (LifeLine), Dr Gerald Baldrey (Thuthuleza Care Centre), Jan Thathiah (project manager gender based violence) and Dr Femi Oloowookorun from Port Shepstone Regional Hospital. 1336SN. LifeLine Durban commemorated World Aids Day at ...

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