Blacks make up a large percentage of HIV/AIDS cases in Washington, D.C.
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The number of new HIV cases recorded in European Union countries has nearly doubled from 28.8 cases per one million residents in 1999 to 57.5 cases per one million residents in 2006.
NIDA marks World AIDS Day on December 1st with the launch of its new, national public service campaign to educate Hispanic teens on the link between non-injection drug use and HIV transmission.
AIDS Concern launched a campaign that aims to address HIV/AIDS-related stigma.
CDC, UNAIDS, USAID and a "growing number" of African governments have acknowledged that "long-term, overlapping" sexual relationships are "major drivers" of the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and other regions of the world, but "this awareness in dawning awfully late," Helen Epstein -- author of the book "The Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS" -- writes in a Washington Post commentary.
Ten years ago one million people in the European Region lived with HIV, but now more than 2.4 million are estimated to be infected, and the number is rising. Around half of those people are not aware that they are infected. The percentage varies greatly from country to country but no country knows exactly how many infected people it has within its borders.
People living with disabilities in Botswana largely have been ignored when HIV/AIDS policies and programs are formulated.
America's pharmaceutical research companies are testing 92 medicines and vaccines to treat or prevent HIV/AIDS and related conditions.
Although almost all ob-gyns recommend HIV testing to all their pregnant patients, some are unclear about state requirements for recommending tests.
"Start the Press: How African Communities in the U.K. Can Work With the Media To Confront HIV Stigma," PANOS London: The report, which examines research by PANOS London and the African HIV Policy Network, looks at how African communities in the United Kingdom can work with the media to examine HIV/AIDS issues in the country.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) questioned whether WHO's newly revised number of people thought to be living with HIV/AIDS worldwide - now six million fewer - is any more reliable or accurate than the previous number.
Concomitant HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a common yet complex coinfection.
New York state health officials this week notified 628 people that they should seek testing for HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne diseases because between 2000 and 2005 they were treated by a Nassau County.
Mozambican to revise its national HIV/AIDS prevention strategy after finding that the current efforts have not been effective in controlling the disease.
Several vaccine trials are being postponed or modified following the halt of Merck's experimental HIV vaccine trial.
AIDS continues to be a staggering global public health problem.
Georgia Department of Health received more than $1.9 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase testing and early diagnosis of HIV among African-Americans. Of Georgia's 2005 new HIV cases, African-Americans accounted for 79 percent of the diagnoses. This is the first time the CDC has given funds to the Division Public Health specifically to increase HIV testing among populations disproportionately affected by the disease.
A survey found misconceptions about the availability of a cure for HIV/AIDS and the consequences of the disease.
Companies can save money and retain more employees by implementing HIV/AIDS programs in the workplace.
Leaders of Merck's experimental HIV vaccine decided to notify all of the trial's 3,000 participants whether they were given the vaccine or a placebo.