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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
PARAMOUNT Chief Chivi and his headmen have pledged to undergo a public voluntary HIV testing along with their spouses to help encourage communities under his territory to follow suit.
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7 hrs ago | GhanaWeb
The percentage of HIV positive babies born in Ghana now stands at nine per cent down from 30 per cent with a further push towards five per cent.
11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Actress/comedienne Sandra Bernhard will headline the 28th annual Night of A Thousand Gowns gala on March 29th, at the Marriott Marquis hotel on Times Square, along with performers Martha Reeves from the Vandellas, international recording artist, Kelly King , 80's girl group Expos and the cast of Broadway's Pippin.
A seven year $9.8 million grant from the NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases was awarded to four Seattle institutions and The Rockefeller University to fund HIV-1 vaccine research.
According to CDC , African Americans are more affected by HIV in the United States than other groups.
On Thursday this week, it was confirmed that an H.I.V.-positive woman transmitted the virus to another female sex partner in what is the first reported case of the virus being transmitted between female partners .
Daphne Joseph, a registered nurse with more than two decades experience dealing with AIDS and other STIs, discusses some misconceptions about how the HIV/AIDS can be transmitted.
The first confirmed case of lesbian transmission of HIV was reported this week by federal health officials, who said the event was rare but nonetheless advised lesbian couples in which one partner is infected to take precautions.
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, long-acting HIV drugs, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, the largest annual HIV/AIDS medical meeting in the U.S. On the HIV prevention front, researchers reported ... (more)
Many gay men diagnosed HIV-positive in the 1980s and 1990sa outlived their prognosis, but are now facing a new set of health challenges in old age.
Marvelyn Brown, author of The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and Positive gave a lecture last Tuesday, March 4 in Heritage Hall Building 102 at 7 PM.
The Journal of Clinical Investigation has published a new study of a unique patient with an immune system that produces the types of neutralizing antibodies that are considered essential to an effective HIV vaccine response.
A new study investigates the role of bacteria and fungi in the human mouth. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, published their findings in the journal PLOS Pathogens .
About 3000 men have undergone circumcision at Rubavu District Hospital; the program is one of strategies aiming to reduce HIV/AIDS infections in the year 2014 though the number is little compared to the District goal.
Scores of underprivileged people, including children, grappling with HIV are not being treated in Kolhan because the region's lone state-owned anti-retroviral treatment centre has run out of life-saving medicines.
The U.N. human rights chief says Nigeria's new anti-gay law may have "negative consequences" for public health.