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Coalition targets 18000 for free HIV counseling, testing - Vanguard;

Coalition targets 18000 for free HIV counseling, testing - Vanguard

VanguardCoalition targets 18000 for free HIV counseling, testingVanguardAs part of activities earmarked for the 2016 World AIDS Day, the Nigerian Red Ribbon Coalition, a strategic public-private sector alliance is providing free HIV Testing Services (HTS) for 18,000 Nigerians as well as reach over 5 million people with ...and more »

Study Finds High Prevalence of Multidrug-resistant HIV - Contagionlive.com;

Study Finds High Prevalence of Multidrug-resistant HIV - Contagionlive.com

Contagionlive.comStudy Finds High Prevalence of Multidrug-resistant HIVContagionlive.comWhile multidrug-resistant forms of infections, such as tuberculosis, have become a growing problem for people with HIV, a new study from the United Kingdom shows that a significant number of HIV patients have a form of the virus that is, itself ...and more »

A Revolutionary HIV Vaccine Is Going to Be Tested on 600 People Next Year - Futurism;

A Revolutionary HIV Vaccine Is Going to Be Tested on 600 People Next Year - Futurism

FuturismA Revolutionary HIV Vaccine Is Going to Be Tested on 600 People Next YearFuturismThere were approximately 36.7 million people worldwide living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2015. Of these, 1.8 million were children. Researchers have created a preventative HIV vaccine using a genetically modified killed whole-virus, the first to ...and more »

Apartheid's lingering effects on HIV and AIDS - Medical Xpress;

Apartheid's lingering effects on HIV and AIDS - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressApartheid's lingering effects on HIV and AIDSMedical XpressPenn State researcher Brian King and research assistant Wendy Ngubane walk through Schoemansdal, a village in South Africa, to identify households to schedule interviews. King and his team have been investigating factors affecting HIV and …more.and more »

Uncle, Why am I like this? - Pakistan Today

Uncle, Why am I like this?Pakistan TodayThe 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 ...and more »

Youth Education Prevents the Spread of HIV/AIDS - Jackson Free Press;

Youth Education Prevents the Spread of HIV/AIDS - Jackson Free Press

Jackson Free PressYouth Education Prevents the Spread of HIV/AIDSJackson Free PressOpen Arms Healthcare Center in Jackson offers free screening for HIV, and the medical director, Dr. Leandro Mena, believes that the virus can eventually be eliminated through screening and treatment. Photo by Imani Khayyam. By Tim Summers Jr.and more »

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

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

Kaiser Health NewsCalifornia Has High Aspirations For Lowering HIV InfectionsKaiser Health NewsThat'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 ...and more »

Annual performance raises money for World AIDS day - Los Angeles Loyolan (subscription);

Annual performance raises money for World AIDS day - Los Angeles Loyolan (subscription)

Los Angeles Loyolan (subscription)Annual performance raises money for World AIDS dayLos Angeles Loyolan (subscription)World AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) Day is celebrated worldwide annually on Dec. 1, and LMU theater department honored this cause with their production of “Raft of the Medusa.” “After getting cast as Cora in Raft of Medusa, I knew I was ...and more »

Dutch aids charity scraps 'horror' campaign after protests - DutchNews.nl;

Dutch aids charity scraps 'horror' campaign after protests - DutchNews.nl

DutchNews.nlDutch aids charity scraps 'horror' campaign after protestsDutchNews.nlhiv aids Dutch Aids charity Aidsfonds has scrapped its new campaign to raise awareness of the hiv virus following complaints from patients. The campaign used slogans such as 'I kill 300 children a day' and 'I am the biggest ladykiller', which hiv ...and more »

Uganda: HIV Rates Still High - AllAfrica.com

Uganda: HIV Rates Still HighAllAfrica.comWhen 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 ...and more »

98 Percent Of HIV Strains Can Be Neutralized - Parent Herald;

98 Percent Of HIV Strains Can Be Neutralized - Parent Herald

Parent Herald98 Percent Of HIV Strains Can Be NeutralizedParent HeraldA Florida Department of Health worker packages up a urine sample to be tested for the Zika virus as they provide people with a free Zika virus test at a temporary clinic setup at the Miami Beach Police Department on September 13, 2016 in Miami Beach, ...and more »

Way to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus; HIV Prophylactic Drug Discovered - Jobs & Hire;

Way to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus; HIV Prophylactic Drug Discovered - Jobs & Hire

Jobs & HireWay to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus; HIV Prophylactic Drug DiscoveredJobs & HireMIAMI - JULY 11: Alba Cerrato displays her cocktail of 14 different AIDS medications that she takes three times a day July 11, 2002 in Miami, Florida. Cerrato contracted the disease in 1994 from her boyfriend who passed away in 1999. Centers for ...and more »

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

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

Jamaica GleanerJamaica lagging behind in HIV treatment - Country needs to triple number of persons taking antiretroviral drugs to ...Jamaica GleanerDr. 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 ...and more »

HIV-positive woman shares her story to advocate better care for other female patients - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com;

HIV-positive woman shares her story to advocate better care for other female patients - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comHIV-positive woman shares her story to advocate better care for other female patientsWBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comDr. Michael Saag says getting tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases should be as normal and regular as other check ups. (Source: WBRC video). The UAB Center For AIDS Research hosted the symposium. (Source: UAB). BIRMINGHAM, AL ...and more »

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

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

Free TimesCould Prevention Drug Reduce Columbia's Sky-High HIV Infection Rate?Free TimesThe 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 ...and more »

HIV cases reach over 2 million in Europe - Prague Post;

HIV cases reach over 2 million in Europe - Prague Post

Prague PostHIV cases reach over 2 million in EuropePrague PostFor 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 ...and more »

As HIV Activists in the Age of Trump, We Need to Look Beyond the Gay Paradigm - TheBody.com;

As HIV Activists in the Age of Trump, We Need to Look Beyond the Gay Paradigm - TheBody.com

TheBody.comAs HIV Activists in the Age of Trump, We Need to Look Beyond the Gay ParadigmTheBody.comIn the online panic after Trump was elected president, many of my friends began reposting articles from the summer -- based on campaign literature from 16 years ago -- saying that Vice President-elect Pence had advocated that AIDS treatment money from ...and more »

I Want To Believe The End Of AIDS Is Nigh - My Life Depends On It - Huffington Post Canada;

I Want To Believe The End Of AIDS Is Nigh - My Life Depends On It - Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post CanadaI Want To Believe The End Of AIDS Is Nigh - My Life Depends On ItHuffington Post CanadaThirty-seven years old. In 2030, I will be 37 years old. In 2030, the AIDS epidemic will be eliminated. I hope. According to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or "Global Goals" that's the plan. I pray to God they're right. I can wait till ...and more »

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

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

BOSS Magazine (registration) (blog)HIV To Be Treated With the Best Vaccine Discovered YetBOSS 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Gazette • Western University's Student NewspaperPromising Western HIV vaccine close to larger-scale human trialsThe Gazette • Western University's Student NewspaperAn 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 ...and more »