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Pathways to Progress: Combating the HIV/AIDS Epidemic - Washington Post

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:46

Washington Post

Pathways to Progress: Combating the HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Washington Post
The Washington Post convenes some of the country's top health officials, practitioners, thought leaders and advocates for a discussion about the fight against HIV/AIDS -- an ongoing crisis in America that has faded from the spotlight, but remains an ...

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Two Seniors Highlight 'HIV/AIDS in Maine and Beyond' | Bowdoin ... - Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:33

Bowdoin (press release) (blog)

Two Seniors Highlight 'HIV/AIDS in Maine and Beyond' | Bowdoin ...
Bowdoin (press release) (blog)
In advance of World AIDS Day, on Dec. 1, Rowan Staley '18 and June Lei '18 organized a week of programming on campus geared toward educating — and reminding — students about the ongoing scourge of AIDS and the insidious way it reflects and reinforces ...

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ViiV starts trial of HIV-preventing injections for women - PMLiVE

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:16

PMLiVE

ViiV starts trial of HIV-preventing injections for women
PMLiVE
While not entirely protective - it is estimated to reduce cases of HIV by one third - the approach does allow women to take steps to protect themselves discreetly, without the knowledge of their partner, and could have a public health impact in light ...

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ViiV starts trial of HIV-preventing injections for women - PMLiVE

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:12

PMLiVE

ViiV starts trial of HIV-preventing injections for women
PMLiVE
While not entirely protective - it is estimated to reduce cases of HIV by one third - the approach does allow women to take steps to protect themselves discreetly, without the knowledge of their partner, and could have a public health impact in light ...

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Turning The Tide In The Fight Against HIV/AIDS - ReliefWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 07:02

Sampson Independent

Turning The Tide In The Fight Against HIV/AIDS
ReliefWeb
Approximately 36.7 million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, 2016). Of these, 2.1 million are children. In 2016, an estimated 1.8 million individuals became newly infected ...
Nigeria: Senate Inaugurates Committee to End HIV/Aids Scourge By 2030AllAfrica.com
DPH pushing to get more people with HIV/AIDS into careDelaware First Media
HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS DaySampson Independent
New York Daily News -The Nation -Chronicle
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HIV/Aids education in schools prioritised - Zululand Observer

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 01:10

Zululand Observer

HIV/Aids education in schools prioritised
Zululand Observer
THE MEC for Economic Development and Environment, Sihle Zikalala, has applauded the Department of Education for initiating a 'Baby Not Now' campaign in the uMkhanyakude region. The campaign targets learners, educating them on HIV in an attempt to stop ...

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Novel drug delivery system has game-changing potential to reduce rates of HIV infection - Brinkwire (press release)

Google News - Microbicides - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:22

Novel drug delivery system has game-changing potential to reduce rates of HIV infection
Brinkwire (press release)
... Agency for International Development (USAID) administers the U.S. foreign assistance program providing economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 80 countries worldwide. USAID is a key implementing agency of the U.S. President's Emergency ...

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UH Graduate College of Social work to establish coordinating center for HIV/AIDS prevention - Community Impact Newspaper

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 19:34

UH Graduate College of Social work to establish coordinating center for HIV/AIDS prevention
Community Impact Newspaper
The University of Houston will establish one of three coordinating centers for HIV/AIDS prevention that will identify and provide funding to local organizations due to a $5 million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. The grant was awarded to the UH ...

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Sampson Independent | HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World ... - Sampson Independent

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:23

Sampson Independent

Sampson Independent | HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World ...
Sampson Independent
Several members of the community gather on the steps of the courthouse to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. Supporters and members of the Sampson County HIV/AIDS Task Force light candles during a Friday ceremony. Juanita German lights candles during ...
Coordinated efforts stressed to eliminate HIV/AIDSThe Nation
We All Must Do Our Part To Control The HIV/AIDS PandemicJollofnews

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Global fight against HIV/AIDS moves toward feasible targets, UNAIDS finds - Devex

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:15

Devex

Global fight against HIV/AIDS moves toward feasible targets, UNAIDS finds
Devex
UNITED NATIONS — Without a vaccine or a cure for HIV/AIDS, it could prove difficult to end the epidemic by 2030, according to Simon Bland, the director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS New York office. But UNAIDS is still working ...
Experts And Activists Coincide: Conversations About HIV/AIDS Should Go Beyond World AIDS DayWLRN
House OKs bill on HIV/AIDS policyPhilippine Star
Gilead Announces 10-Year, $100 Million Commitment to Address the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Southern United StatesBusiness Wire (press release)
Rappler
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DPH pushing to get more people with HIV/AIDS into care - Delaware First Media

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:04

Sampson Independent

DPH pushing to get more people with HIV/AIDS into care
Delaware First Media
Delaware Division of Public Health HIV prevention coordinator Bob Vella says of the roughly 3,500 Delawareans currently living with HIV/AIDS, 600 or 17% are not in care. “We urge those that are infected to seek medical care immediately. The wonderful ...
Nigeria: Senate Inaugurates Committee to End HIV/Aids Scourge By 2030AllAfrica.com
HIV/AIDS Task Force commemorates World AIDS DaySampson Independent
Coordinated efforts stressed to eliminate HIV/AIDSThe Nation
Chronicle -New York Daily News -The Indian Express
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DPH pushing to get people with HIV/AIDS not in care, back into care - Delaware First Media

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:00

Chronicle

DPH pushing to get people with HIV/AIDS not in care, back into care
Delaware First Media
Delaware Division of Public Health HIV prevention coordinator Bob Vella says of the roughly 3,500 Delawareans currently living with HIV/AIDS, 600 or 17% are not in care. “We urge those that are infected to seek medical care immediately. The wonderful ...
HIV/Aids prevalence in sex workers estimated to be around 55 percentChronicle
Queensbury Senior Center director in hot water over effort to reduce HIVGlens Falls Post-Star
HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking WillVICE

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Erase misconception that HIV/AIDS no longer exist - Dr Sutherland - GhanaWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:21

GhanaWeb

Erase misconception that HIV/AIDS no longer exist - Dr Sutherland
GhanaWeb
Dr Kofi Sutherland, District Director of Health Service of the Wassa East district, has urged Ghanaians to erase the misconception that HIV/AIDs no longer exist and urged the citizenry to always protect themselves to prevent the further spread of the ...

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UN Peacekeepers and Health Partners Step Up Efforts to Fight Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS - ReliefWeb

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:12

UN Peacekeepers and Health Partners Step Up Efforts to Fight Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS
ReliefWeb
In an effort to step up the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS, voluntary counselling and testing was offered to mark World AIDS Day in Wau, in northwestern South Sudan. UN peacekeepers and health partners set up mobile voluntary counselling and ...

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Gilead Sciences commits $100 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Southern states - San Francisco Chronicle

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:06

San Francisco Chronicle

Gilead Sciences commits $100 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Southern states
San Francisco Chronicle
Gilead Sciences commits $100 million to fight HIV/AIDS in Southern states. By Catherine Ho. December 4, 2017. Gilead Science of Foster City is putting $100 million toward HIV/AIDS work in Southern. Photo: Eric Risberg, Associated Press. Gilead Science ...
Global fight against HIV/AIDS moves toward feasible targets, UNAIDS findsDevex
'We will win this': Advocates call to end HIV, AIDS stigmaRappler
House OKs bill on HIV/AIDS policyPhilippine Star
WLRN -Business Wire (press release) -GhanaWeb
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Erase misconception that HIV/AIDS no longer exist – Dr Sutherland - Ghana News Agency

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:49

Erase misconception that HIV/AIDS no longer exist – Dr Sutherland
Ghana News Agency
Wassa-Ekutuase (W/R) Dec. 4, GNA - Dr Kofi Sutherland, District Director of Health Service of the Wassa East district, has urged Ghanaians to erase the misconception that HIV/AIDs no longer exist and urged the citizenry to always protect themselves to ...

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Protect Your Box workshop kicks off HIV/AIDS Awareness Week - bgfalconmedia.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:18

bgfalconmedia.com

Protect Your Box workshop kicks off HIV/AIDS Awareness Week
bgfalconmedia.com
... should really be more informative because, overall, it's leading our youth, and no one talks about it seriously.” Schmid was happy to see the events gather buzz within the University and said she would easily guide another intern in doing the same ...

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Namibia: 250 000 Namibians Living With HIV-Aids - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:38

AllAfrica.com

Namibia: 250 000 Namibians Living With HIV-Aids - allAfrica.com
AllAfrica.com
About 10% of Namibians or 247 126 people are living with HIV, according to 2016 statistics, health minister Bernard Haufiku said on Friday during World AIDS Day commemorations at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi region.

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Gilead launches $100M initiative to help address HIV/AIDS in Southern US - Seeking Alpha

Google News - HIV/AIDS - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:18

Gilead launches $100M initiative to help address HIV/AIDS in Southern US
Seeking Alpha
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) launches its COMPASS Initiative, a 10-year $100M commitment to support organizations working to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern U.S. It will partner with Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, the ...

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