Kenyan government plans to develop a policy to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace.
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China Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China recently made HIV tests mandatory for massage parlor workers, and policymakers in China's Henan province gave the same order in 2006, China Daily reports.
Few women older than age 50, particularly black women, find it necessary to undergo testing for HIV.
Catholic, Muslim and Protestant religious leaders in Niger have formed an alliance to teach youth in the country about HIV/AIDS.
The privacy of people living with HIV/AIDS in Montana has been preserved since the state last year.
Barbara Lee introduced a bill that would repeal Congress' 1993 ban on granting permanent status to HIV-positive immigrants.
The national HIV prevalence among pregnant women in South Africa has decreased.
United Nations Development Programme called on China's commercial media to increase their efforts to fight HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination.
Saudi Arabian National Human Rights Society published recommendations for a patient's bill of rights for HIV-positive people.
World Bank approved a $10 million grant to support the Afghan government's efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in the country.
Australian government has pledged 100 million Australian dollars to improve HIV/AIDS services in Indonesia.
A high number of HIV cases has been detected among female inmates in the Washington, D.C., jail
Arely Cano plans to launch a new campaign to fight HIV/AIDS in Nicaragua.
Hispanic and black men are more likely than others to become HIV-positive through injection drug use and other risky behaviors related to any type of drug use.
Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland' received $15 million grant to develop a potential HIV vaccine.
Elton John AIDS Foundation and Project HOPE are the recipients of 2,000 HIV rapid detection test kits.
Young women and girls who have been repatriated to Nepal after being trafficked to India for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor.
Four Kyrgyz physicians were fired on Monday for accidentally infecting 10 children and one adult with HIV, according to the Republican AIDS Association, the AP/International Herald Tribune reports. Ministry of Health officials said the children and the adult contracted HIV while receiving injections and blood transfusions. The health ministry gave no other details, according to the AP/Herald Tribune.
Six medical workers released from Libyan prison are bringing attention to the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Hispanic and black men are more likely than others to become HIV-positive through injection drug use.
New York City Department for the Aging is providing no-cost condoms and HIV tests to the city's elderly population.
Private and public sector companies in India have much to gain by participating in early interventions aimed at preventing the spread of HIV.
Hundreds of thousands of babies around the world are born each year with HIV - more than half a million in 2006 alone.
Ministers from Africa's Great Lakes region will create a joint intervention program to address HIV/AIDS among member nations
Florida HIV/AIDS Forum: The forum, hosted by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) on July 28, seeks to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in the black community, the Broward Times reports. The forum, titled "Reclaiming Our Community: Combating HIV/AIDS in Our Backyard," will feature a panel of experts who will address the HIV/AIDS crisis (Lamar, Broward Times, 7/20).
Pfizer's antiretroviral drug maraviroc can reduce HIV viral loads among people who have never taken antiretrovirals.
The number of people in Lebanon who are at risk of contracting HIV could increase despite the country's ongoing prevention campaigns.
Indian Ministry of Health to dispatch a train that over the course of one year will reach 60,000 rural villages nationwide to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.