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The United Nations Joint Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS ) in collaboration with the government of Liberia and partners has concluded a two - day training workshop with focus on Liberia's HIV and Social Protection Assessment Agenda.
Johannesburg - Basic education Minister Angie Motshekga says that HIV and Aids need to return to the top of government's priorities as the topic is no longer discussed after the widespread rollout of anti-retroviral.
IndianaPOLIS (AP) - Indiana health officials are urging residents to get tested for the HIV virus on National HIV Testing Day on Tuesday.
Did you know that most university students dread pregnancy more than they do HIV/AIDS? Well, now you do. Campus Vibe has learnt that most students (both female and male) are more concerned about pregnancy and not HIV/AIDS during sex, which ...
Deputies have charged a man who had an active warrant out for his arrest after an HIV-related incident in late April at his parents' house.
FoundCare, Inc. is offering free HIV and Hepatitis C tests at multiple locations throughout Palm Beach County. FoundCare always offers free testing at its West Palm Beach, Delray Beach and Belle Glade locations, and will offer extended testing hours at ...
Moroto - Free financial support by UN women to women living with HIV/AIDS in Karamoja sub-region has instilled confidence among the females to openly disclose their HIV status. Previously, women living with HIV could not risk disclosing their status ...
For Larry, HIV is just another fact of life. Larry, a 64-year-old Spartanburg resident, asked that his last name not be used in this article.
His life with HIV and AIDS began with a flu and weight loss that led him to a doctor. He learned his diagnosis via a phone call while he was working.
public health England has reported the first sign of an end to the HIV epidemic in gay and bisexual men since it began all those years ago.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) - The Department of Health (DOH) reported that in April 2017, 629 persons, most of whom are millennials, were diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV). More than 80 percent or 513 of those ...
New HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men in London fell by 25% over a recent period, including a 32% decline in five selected clinics, according to researchers from public health England.
The treatment of HIV has gone a long way. There have been new discoveries, new drugs have come up and new ways of doing things.
"90% of new HIV infections in the U.S. could've been prevented by testing and diagnosing people," said Laura Spicer of Valley Health.
Folks will be able to get free HIV tests this week at an Albany Walgreens. (Source: WALB). Free gift cards will be given out to the first 10 people to get tested each day.
The health department is reminding you to get the facts and get tested. Around 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. 1 in 7 people don't know that they have it, and nearly 62% of adults have never been tested. According to the ...
Adam Thompson, regional partner director, Southern New Jersey Performance Site of the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS education and Training Center at Kennedy Health Alliance, will deliver a presentation on the importance of HIV testing and of ensuring ...
"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Kent County Health Department recommend that everyone know their HIV status," said Adam London, administrative health officer for the Kent County Health Department. "This knowledge is ...
A seventh member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) - Dr. Jeffrey Akman, the dean at George Washington University's school of medicine and health sciences - also resigned recently, according to a spokesman from the ...
For the first time, a national report by researchers at Emory University is providing a glimpse at the estimated number of transgender women who are living with an HIV diagnosis in several regions across the nation, including Central Florida. The ...
National HIV Testing Day is Tuesday, and one local organization has partnered with the Escambia County Health Department and predominately black churches in the area to push the testing mandate.
"With all the things we have going for us, we think we can stop new HIV infection," county HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator Rick Vitale said in a recent presentation to community stakeholders.
Apremdo(WR), June 24, GNA - An advocacy group formed to agitate and ensure the continual supply and availability of more HIV and AIDS supplies have bemoaned the lack of government commitment in the release of counterpart funding for such activities.
Mildmay Uganda says all children born at their facility in 2014 by HIV positive mothers have remained HIV negative. The Executive Director of Mild-May Uganda, Dr.
Gary, along with East Chicago and Lake Station, have received a grant to help residents learn whether they have HIV and viral hepatitis and how to deal with the diseases.
"We think this is a critical situation and we look at the opening of this healthcare center as an opportunity to both be a partner in the community [and] address the HIV/AIDS epidemic within this community and within the broader community," Canady said.
An ex-girlfriend of Charlie Sheen has filed a lawsuit accusing him of exposing her to HIV, and then dissuading her from taking antiretroviral drugs.
The study ranked the Jacksonville Metropolitan area ninth in the country for newly diagnosed HIV cases between 2011 and 2015.
The number of men testing positive for HIV fell dramatically in England last year, revealing the remarkable impact of targeted interventions for men who have sex ...
The consequences of rural HIV outbreaks briefly reached the national media in 2015, when Austin, Indiana (population 4,200) started seeing dozens of HIV infections. News outlets including The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Al Jazeera, and ...
The director of HIV Ireland has called for anti-HIV drug PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) to be made available immediately to tackle Ireland's HIV epidemic. HIV Ireland and the Gay Health Network (GHN) are calling for PrEP to be introduced under the HSE ...
Utah Man With HIV, Tattoo Parlor Reach Settlement. A 27-year-old Utah college students with HIV has reached a settlement with a tattoo parlor that denied him service based on his medical condition.
Dr. Adaora Adimora, a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, writes that public health wins against HIV are now in danger.
The U.S. Senate publicly unveiled its version of the American health care Act (AHCA, also known as Trumpcare) on June 22. HIV advocacy organizations, health care groups and community leaders reacted swiftly; many expressed staunch opposition to the ...
"It's very prevalent in the African American community," Deaderick said the HIV epidemic is a civil rights issue. Reports show that South Carolina is ranked 7th in the nation for the rate of new cases.
Peter Stock (right), M.D., Ph.D., a transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco, has through his research and advocacy cleared the way for California's first organ transplants from an HIV-positive donor to HIV-positive recipients. Peter Stock, M.D., Ph.D, a ...
Six people resigned this month from the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS because, they say, Donald Trump doesn't care about HIV. Scott A. Schoettes, one of those who resigned, wrote about the decision in a column for Newsweek: "As advocates ...
New cases of HIV in people between the ages of 13 and 24 accounted for more than 25% of all new diagnoses in 2015.
For the first time, new diagnoses of HIV have fallen among men who have sex with men in England, according to data from public health England.
Three former members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) who resigned on Saturday over Trump's apparent lack of interest in their work are attacking the Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Analysis - The Walter Reed Program Tanzania (WRP-T)/ Henry M Jackson Foundation Medical Research International (HJFMRI) is a comprehensive HIV/AIDS ...
tents are set up to provide a community health clinic The Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health (SEARCH) study provided HIV tests annually at multi-disease health campaign events for rural Kenyan and Ugandan communities for two years.
Mobile phone text messaging is a powerful tool for improving quality of care, researchers show. A new study has developed and tested a method in Mozambique ...
A 27-year-old Utah college students with HIV has reached a legal settlement agreement with a Clearfield tattoo parlor that had denied him service based on his medical condition - a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Peripheral nerve disorders are among the most frequent neurological complications of HIV-infection, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Keynote speaker Bob Leahy, editor of PositiveLite.com, Canada's online HIV magazine, explained that evidence laid out in multiple major studies dating from 2008 to 2016 have confirmed that when people living with HIV take their treatment every day ...
Abstract: Once expected to not survive childhood, youth with perinatally acquired HIV (YPHIV) have now reached young adulthood and are of reproductive age and sexually active.
HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier than HIV-positive women without CMV to transmit HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to their infants, according to a UCLA ...
It was 2011 and the UC Merced professor's research group had figured out how to make some of the most potent HIV inhibitors even more powerful.
PrEP is controversial even on the gay scene. Does the drug encourage dangerous 'barebacking' or could it be the game-changer that wipes out HIV for good?


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