Uncle, Why am I like this? - Pakistan Today

The entire hall fell silent as soon as he stepped onto the stage. The event organised under the banner of an international NGO in this 5 star restaurant's humungous hall was a spectacle. The hall was so silent that one could hear people breathing. He ...

California Has High Aspirations For Lowering HIV Infections - Kaiser Health News

That's the number of new HIV infections California officials are aiming for under a comprehensive initiative released this fall. The “Getting to Zero” plan, intended to guide the state's AIDS policy from 2017 to 2021, is designed to boost surveillance ...

Uganda: HIV Rates Still High - AllAfrica.com

When it comes to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Uganda is classified as a high burden country by UNAIDS, the international agency that is at the helm of mustering a joint response to the disease. High numbers of persons living with HIV remain despite three ...

Jamaica lagging behind in HIV treatment - Country needs to triple number of persons taking antiretroviral drugs to ... - Jamaica Gleaner

Dr. Kevin Harvey, Caribbean Regional Director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation poses alongside the AHF's display to promote 'Test and Treat'. Jamaica needs to increase the number of persons known to be infected with HIV and AIDS who are receiving ...

Could Prevention Drug Reduce Columbia's Sky-High HIV Infection Rate? - Free Times

The billboards are part of a new marketing campaign for a drug called Truvada, or PrEP. Taken daily, the drug is at least 90 percent effective at preventing people at risk of HIV infection from contracting the disease. Columbia ranks 8th in the nation ...

HIV cases reach over 2 million in Europe - Prague Post

For the first time, the cumulative number of HIV cases in the WHO European Region increased to over 2 million. More than 153 000 new HIV cases contributed to this figure in 2015 – a 7% increase compared to the previous year and the highest annual ...

HIV To Be Treated With the Best Vaccine Discovered Yet - BOSS Magazine (registration) (blog)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) directly affects roughly 37 million worldwide and kills over 1 million people every year. Since the HIV virus' detection in 1983, the disease has been neither curable nor preventable. However, the recent milestones in ...

Promising Western HIV vaccine close to larger-scale human trials - The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper

An HIV vaccine developed by Western researchers has passed through the first of three standard testing stages and is on the cusp of being ready for human trials across North America. Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and a team of researchers developed the vaccine ...