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WHO issues new guidance on HIV self-testing ahead of World AIDS Day - World Health Organization

29 November 2016 | GENEVA - In advance of World AIDS Day, WHO has released new guidelines on HIV self-testing to improve access to and uptake of HIV diagnosis. According to a new WHO progress report lack of an HIV diagnosis is a major obstacle to ...and more »

Under Donald Trump, the scourge of HIV/Aids is going to get worse - The Guardian

An artist's impression of the New York Aids memorial located at West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue. Photograph: a2t for studio ai architects. Aids and HIV · Opinion. Under Donald Trump, the scourge of HIV/Aids is going to get worse. Steven W ...and more »

UNAIDS hosts World AIDS Day event and honours the UN Secretary-General for his remarkable contributions to the ... - UNAIDS (press release)

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 November 2016—On the eve of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has hosted a special event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America, to commemorate World AIDS Day. The event, Moving Forward Together: Leaving No ...and more »

The End of AIDS - Project Syndicate

The AIDS pandemic claimed some 36 million lives since 1981, and a similar number around the world currently live with the HIV virus. The figures are daunting, but the goal of an “AIDS-free generation” is within reach. NEW YORK – The AIDS pandemic ...and more »

We will need proven policies, new resolve, and equity to make AIDS history - The Hill (blog)

Today we commemorate World AIDS Day in the aftermath of a presidential election that for many of us has raised more questions than answers about the future of equitable access to health care in this country. In a country that is both a leader in global ...and more »

Leading African academics quiz Bill Gates on HIV/AIDS and the role of philanthropy - The Conversation UK

The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. Addis Ababa ...and more »

Rate of HIV infections and deaths declining in Nepal, says report - Himalayan Times

People gather during a HIV/AIDS awareness campaign ahead of World Aids Day, in Kathmandu. Photo: Reuters. Kathmandu, November 30. Over a period of a decade, a drastic 22 per cent decrease has been recorded in the number of HIV/ AIDS patients in Nepal ...and more »

UNAIDS and StarTimes join to promote World AIDS Day messages - UNAIDS (press release)

GENEVA, 1 December 2016—UNAIDS and media partner StarTimes are working together to reach millions of people with World AIDS Day messages on the theme of HIV prevention. UNAIDS has produced two short videos that promote the life-cycle approach to HIV ...and more »

Young queer people must stop ignoring the older generation's fight against AIDS stigma - New Statesman

In our quest for conservatism, we've forgotten the bold activism that gave us the rights we have today – now we need it more than ever. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin · Print HTML. For those of us who are too young ...and more »

DOH to start giving out condoms in schools next year - Inquirer.net

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial encourages the use of condom to stop the spread of HIV during press briefing in Paranaque City. PDI Photo / Richard A. Reyes. Starting next year, the Department of Health (DOH) plans to distribute condoms in schools as ...and more »