UNAIDS Reports 18.2 Million Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment But HIV Still Highly Dangerous For Young Women - Tech Times

A UNAIDS report released recently has noted that girls aged between 15 and 24, particularly those living in sub-Saharan Africa, are increasingly facing HIV-related challenges in their day-to-day life. On the positive side, 18 million people across the ...

Human rights violations contribute to spread of HIV - SowetanLIVE

The most prevalent view is that health is better addressed by medical practitioners and public health experts and, as such, health is not ordinarily seen as a legal matter. CAPTION: With World Aids Day approaching, much more can be done to prevent the ...

HIV treatment soars, but young African women suffer: UN - SowetanLIVE

The number of HIV-infected people taking anti-retroviral medicine has doubled in just five years, the UN said Monday, while highlighting high infection rates among young African women. Related articles. I was afraid to say my mother had HIV‚ says Vusi ...

HIV in Children - News-Medical.net

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a disease that destroys the immune system by attacking white blood cells. In the US, only around 1% of individuals with HIV are children or ...

PrEP: World Gets 35 Years Closer to Ending AIDS - Random Lengths

Ace Robinson is the executive director of Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center's C.A.R.E. Program. He takes PrEP to prevent an HIV infection. To say the least, Ace Robinson was a late bloomer. “I didn't know I was gay until the middle of undergrad ...

New Vaccine Combo May be the Key to Stopping HIV - Futurism

The new method could stop the virus right at the source of introduction, which can help boost the drop in new diagnoses. This is meant as a frontline defense against the sexual transmission of the virus, and if successful in humans, will signal a shift ...

HIV self-screening tests beginning Wednesday in pharmacies - The Brussels Times

HIV self-tests for screening HIV, allowing anyone to know whether to worry about possibly being infected with the Aids virus will be available beginning Wednesday at pharmacies. In Belgium, 1,001 new cases of HIV were reported in 2015, which represents ...

As AIDS treatments reach more people than ever, UN says young women are at higher risk - Humanosphere

Despite gains that include an additional 1.2 million people who now have access to life-saving AIDS treatments, according to a UNAIDS report, a worrying trend shows that girls and women between the ages of 15 and 24 remain at a high risk of unknowingly ...

Fighting AIDS: Inside the Hunt for the Elusive HIV Vaccine - Newsweek

A blood test of AIDS returns a positive reading; for decades millions have died of the virus but now one doctor thinks he may be closer than over to quelling the virus. Tony Bee/Getty. U.S. HIV AIDS ...

Renaming World AIDS Day As World HIV Day - Huffington Post

The first response of governments and institutions to the HIV epidemic lagged behind the passionate work of dedicated individuals who cared for those infected, fought against discrimination and bigotry, disseminated news on treatment and prevention ...

AIDS related death reduced by 54 pc in India - The Day After

The number of AIDS related deaths in the country has reduced by 54 per cent between 2007 and 2015, the Rajya Sabha was told today. Minister of State for Health Faggan Singh Kulaste, in a written reply, said that as on October 2016, a total of 21,406 ...

UN: HIV rate in young African women disturbingly high - Aljazeera.com

ARV treatment on the rise, but UN urges urgent action as thousands of young women continue to be infected with HIV. 22 Nov 2016 11:14 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social.

Private sector called to the HIV party - New Era

President Hage Geingob yesterday bemoaned the lack of private sector funding support for the fight against HIV, saying the current one percent contribution is a mere drop in the ocean. “I would like to take this opportunity to engage the private sector ...

SA girls approaching womanhood face HIV challenges - Citizen

UN warned that while more people than ever were accessing ARV treatment, a life cycle approach was needed for everyone at all stages of life. The United Nations (UN) has warned that girls between the ages of 15 and 24 in Sub-Saharan Africa are facing ...

AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at CCGA - The News (subscription)

People look at sections of the AIDS quilt on display at the College of Coastal Georgia campus center Monday. AIDS quilt. Buy Now. Bobby Haven/The Brunswick News. College of Coastal Georgia Gay/Straight Alliance President Denver Perdomo addresses ...

Young African women are especially vulnerable to HIV/AIDS - Science Magazine

Young women in sub-Saharan Africa are living through a “particularly dangerous time” when it comes to risk of HIV infection, according to the annual World AIDS Day report of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Geneva, ...

Will Trump Election Uncertainty Change The Way South Africa Reports On HIV/AIDS? - AFKInsider

In the last few years it seems as if news reports about HIV/AIDS from Africa have been dominated by South Africa's amazing success in making antiretroviral drugs available for treatment to the public. A story today in The Guardian serves as a reminder ...

Eliminate AIDS by 2030 – Geingob - Namibian

PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday said that with 18 million people in the world on antiretroviral treatment and HIV infections among children falling, stakeholders must ensure that the AIDS epidemic is ended by the year 2030. Geingob said this at the ...

Even as HIV treatment soars, young women still face high infection risk, UN warns - UN News Centre

Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé (left) with President of Namibia, Hage Geingob and his wife Monica, at the launch of Get on the Fast-Track: the life-cycle approach to HIV, in Windhoek, Namibia. Photo: UNAIDS. Tweet ...

Report: More People with HIV on Treatment, Fewer People Dying from AIDS - Voice of America

In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, a new report finds that more people with HIV than ever before are receiving life-saving treatment, leading to fewer deaths from AIDS-related illnesses around the world. The report says just over 1 million ...