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Syringe Access Fund Awards $2.4 Million to Syringe Service Programs as an HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention Effort

This latest round of funding comes at a critical time, as the nation struggles to address the opioid epidemic and disease outbreaks resulting from injection drug use. NEW YORK , Feb...

African Leaders Join Forces to Help End AIDS in Children by 2030 - OAFLA and the African Union Launch the 'Free To Shine' Campaign that Aims to Help Prevent New HIV Infections and Childhood Deaths

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia , January 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) and the African Union have today launched ' Free To Shine ...

Government of Canada announces support to help reduce HIV in British Columbia

VANCOUVER , Jan. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada , an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV and AIDS, an...

The Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards Almost $1.6 Million to Programs Advancing the Health and Human Rights of People Affected by HIV/AIDS, Bringing 2017 Grant-Making Total to Nearly $9.5 Million

26 organizations across the U.S., the Americas, and the Caribbean will receive support to address the epidemic through advocacy and wide-ranging services NEW YORK , Jan. 17, 2018 /...

RESTANCE To Join 25th Anniversary AIDSWatch Presented by the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in Washington DC March 26 and 27

SPARKS, Nevada , December 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE) today announced plans to join in the 25 th Anniversary AIDS Watch presented by the Elizabeth Taylor ...

Six Arrested and Held in Zambia for Illicit Sale of HIV and Antimalarial Products

Investigation by USAID Inspector General Leads to Joint Law Enforcement Action WASHINGTON , Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, authorities in Zambia arrested and ...

Minister Petitpas Taylor marks World AIDS Day with investments of $36.4 million in projects to help eliminate AIDS

OTTAWA , Dec. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - World AIDS Day is a reminder that HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada , an estimated 65,000 people ar...

DKT International Contraceptive Social Marketing Programs in 24 Countries Work to Eliminate HIV/AIDS

World AIDS Day 2017 highlights results and transparency of DKT's partnerships/educational campaigns that encourage safe sex WASHINGTON , Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The theme ...

Black AIDS Institute Launches New Website and Sponsors Nationwide Events to Commemorate World AIDS Day

LOS ANGELES , Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate World AIDS Day, the Black AIDS Institute is sponsoring several events across the country and launching a new websi...

RESTANCE Announces Contract to Manufacture Playboy Condoms for Distribution in Africa in Support of $20 Million World AIDS Day Campaign

SPARKS, Nevada , November 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RESTANCE, Inc. (USOTC: ANCE ) today announced a contract to manufacture condoms with the Playboy brand name and bunny head logo f...

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First Lady Of Africa Supports Campaign To Fight AIDS

First Lady Of Africa Supports Campaign To Fight AIDS

First Lady of Africa Auxillia Mnangagwa inaugurated mobile clinics across Zimbabwe in an effort to eliminate HIV and AIDS. ...

Vaginal Microbiome Linked to HIV Susceptibility

Vaginal Microbiome Linked to HIV Susceptibility

The makeup of bacterial communities in the vagina, the vaginal microbiome, may increase or decrease HIV risk for women, depending on which bacteria are there, shows new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . Analyzing data ...

Latent HIV Reservoirs may Show Resistance to Elimination by CD8+ T-cells

Latent HIV Reservoirs may Show Resistance to Elimination by CD8+ T-cells

Latent HIV reservoirs have been found to show resistance to CD8+ T-cells, a type of white blood cell that kills the infected cells. A recent study by a research team at the George Washington University (GW) has found a way to eliminate these reservoirs by combining latency-reversing agents (LRA) with CD8+ T-cells. These cells have the potential to recognize defective proviruses, which comprise the majority of all infected cells and kill those cells....

Screening Acquaintances of HIV Patients Boosts Diagnosis

Screening Acquaintances of HIV Patients Boosts Diagnosis

HIV tests among the social and risk networks of those recently diagnosed with HIV increase diagnosis of HIV among undiagnosed cases at significantly higher rates....

Himachal Launched Nutrition Scheme for HIV-Positive Kids

Himachal Launched Nutrition Scheme for HIV-Positive Kids

Undernutrition is common among HIV infected children, and is likely to accelerate disease progression, increase morbidity and reduce survival. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched a state-level nutrition scheme for HIV-positive children during a campaign organised by the State AIDS Control Society on the occasion of National Youth Day. ...

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