National Medical Association has called on the government to tackle HIV/AIDS.
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HHS Secretary participated in a two-day trip to Rwanda reiterated U.S. support for HIV/AIDS and malaria efforts.
Zambia's testing rates are too low and urged people who do not know their HIV status to be tested.
Some HIV/AIDS advocates in Papua New Guinea have called on the government and aid agencies to extend HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns from cities and towns to rural areas to fight mistreatment of and discrimination against people living with the disease, AFP/Yahoo! News reports. Margaret Marabe, who works with the group Igat Hope, spent five months carrying out an HIV/AIDS education campaign in the country's remote Southern Highlands. She recently told reporters that she saw five people buried alive because they were living with HIV/AIDS (AFP/Yahoo! News, 8/27).
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North Carolina recommend requiring HIV tests for all pregnant women in the state.
apan's Ministry of Health to assign counselors to certain hospitals nationwide to provide people living with HIV/AIDS and their families with psychological support.
The Internet is serving as a fertile medium for "HIV denialists" to spread false ideas about HIV/AIDS
UK, Germany announced a global health campaign aimed at increasing aid to fight HIV/AIDS and other diseases in developing countries.
New York Governor signed into law a measure allowing rape survivors to request that indicted suspects undergo an HIV test.
Young women and girls in Asia who are trafficked for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor.
UNAIDS, UNODC and WHO today announced an initiative to expand HIV prevention services to injecting drug users (IDUs) at the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP).
Results from a series of HIV vaccine Phase 2a clinical trials, using a plasmid DNA (pDNA) vaccine developed by the NIHVaccine Research Center and manufactured by Vical are encouraging.
Some people living with HIV/AIDS in Maryland have been forced to look elsewhere for treatment and other support services.
Pakistani Health Secretary Khushnood Akhtar Lashari on Tuesday called on the National AIDS Control Programme to focus a new project aimed at raising HIV/AIDS awareness through the media on young people and high-risk groups in the country, Pakistan's Daily Times reports. Lashari discussed the project -- titled Delivery of Behavior Change Communication Services Through Television, Radio, Print Media and Interpersonal Communication Interventions -- at a meeting of NACP's technical advisory board to review the progress of the program's communication strategy.
The most practical goal for an HIV vaccine is to prevent HIV transmission rather than infection with the virus.
Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men.
The first regional summit on HIV-positive women being denied inheritance and property rights was held on Saturday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found a link between alcohol consumption and HIV disease progression in HIV-infected persons.
HIV kills brain cells and prevents stem cells from dividing and forming new cells.
Abbott Fund to provide $12 million to Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania to improve treatment and care services for children living with HIV/AIDS.
Authorities in China's central Henan province have banned a group of HIV/AIDS advocates from holding a conference to discuss efforts to fight the disease.
Asian Development Bank to improve HIV/AIDS treatment, primary health care and prevention facilities in Papua New Guinea.
Data recently collected in Papua New Guinea indicate that fewer people are living with HIV/AIDS than previously estimated but that the disease is spreading more rapidly in rural areas, Health Minister Peter Barter said on Thursday, the AAP/Sydney Morning Herald reports. The new estimates -- which were collected by government health agencies with the help of overseas partners, such as AusAID -- indicate that HIV prevalence among people ages 15 to 49 is 1.28%, compared with the previous estimates of 2% (AAP/Sydney Morning Herald, 8/9).
The six weeks that graduate student Tinashe Mudzviti spends at the University at Buffalo this summer could help more than 100,000 people with HIV.