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

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

Tech TimesUNAIDS Reports 18.2 Million Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment But HIV Still Highly Dangerous For Young WomenTech TimesA U.N. Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) report released ahead of World AIDS Day has it that though almost 18 million people living across the world have access to antiretroviral drugs, young and adolescent girls are at increased risk of the disease.and more »

Human rights violations contribute to spread of HIV - SowetanLIVE;

Human rights violations contribute to spread of HIV - SowetanLIVE

SowetanLIVEHuman rights violations contribute to spread of HIVSowetanLIVEThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

SowetanLIVEHIV treatment soars, but young African women suffer: UNSowetanLIVEThe 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 ...and more »

HIV in Children - News-Medical.net;

HIV in Children - News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netHIV in ChildrenNews-Medical.netHuman 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 ...and more »

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

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

Random LengthsPrEP: World Gets 35 Years Closer to Ending AIDSRandom LengthsAce 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 ...and more »

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

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

FuturismNew Vaccine Combo May be the Key to Stopping HIVFuturismThe 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 ...and more »

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

HIV self-screening tests beginning Wednesday in pharmaciesThe Brussels TimesHIV 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 ...and more »

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

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

HumanosphereAs AIDS treatments reach more people than ever, UN says young women are at higher riskHumanosphereDespite 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 ...and more »

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

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

NewsweekFighting AIDS: Inside the Hunt for the Elusive HIV VaccineNewsweekA 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 ...and more »

Renaming World AIDS Day As World HIV Day - Huffington Post;

Renaming World AIDS Day As World HIV Day - Huffington Post

Huffington PostRenaming World AIDS Day As World HIV DayHuffington PostThe 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 ...and more »

AIDS cases reduced by 54 pc between 2007 and 2015: Government - The New Indian Express;

AIDS cases reduced by 54 pc between 2007 and 2015: Government - The New Indian Express

The New Indian ExpressAIDS cases reduced by 54 pc between 2007 and 2015: GovernmentThe New Indian ExpressNEW DELHI: 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 ...and more »

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

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

Aljazeera.comUN: HIV rate in young African women disturbingly highAljazeera.comARV 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. The report contains data on the complexities of HIV and ...and more »

Private sector called to the HIV party - New Era;

Private sector called to the HIV party - New Era

New EraPrivate sector called to the HIV partyNew EraPresident 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 ...and more »

SA girls approaching womanhood face HIV challenges - Citizen;

SA girls approaching womanhood face HIV challenges - Citizen

CitizenSA girls approaching womanhood face HIV challengesCitizenUN 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 ...and more »

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

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

The News (subscription)AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at CCGAThe 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 ...and more »

Compelling stories live on in Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt - WLOS;

Compelling stories live on in Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt - WLOS

WLOSCompelling stories live on in Names Project AIDS Memorial QuiltWLOSThe Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Renaissance Hotel on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Twenty blocks of quilt panels draw attention to the devastating impact of HIV. (Photo credit: WLOS staff). 20161121 AIDS QUILT DISPLAY.transfer_frame_0.jpg.and more »

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

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

Science MagazineYoung African women are especially vulnerable to HIV/AIDSScience MagazineYoung 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, ...and more »

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

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

AFKInsiderWill Trump Election Uncertainty Change The Way South Africa Reports On HIV/AIDS?AFKInsiderIn 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 ...and more »

Eliminate AIDS by 2030 – Geingob - Namibian;

Eliminate AIDS by 2030 – Geingob - Namibian

NamibianEliminate AIDS by 2030 – GeingobNamibianPRESIDENT 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 ...and more »

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

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

UN News CentreEven as HIV treatment soars, young women still face high infection risk, UN warnsUN News CentreExecutive 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 ...and more »