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Self-test kits found to raise men's HIV testing rates

Self-test kits found to raise men's HIV testing rates
- Providing HIV self-test kits to women seeking care in healthcare facilities could promote HIV testing among couples and male partners, ...

People With HIV Have Higher Risk To Have Tuberculosis And Other Cancers

People With HIV Have Higher Risk To Have Tuberculosis And Other Cancers
- According to reports, people living with HIV have a 26 to 31 times higher risk of developing tuberculosis as compared to those without it. Also, HIV ...

The man who beat HIV stigma and found love

The man who beat HIV stigma and found love
- Everyone knows 32-year-old Immanuel Sheefeni, an HIV/AIDS activist who tested positive to HIV three years ago and publicly spoke of his previous ...

Hands on' towards achieving a HIV free generation

Hands on' towards achieving a HIV free generation
- AIDS Healthcare Foundation, AHF, Nigeria have said that the UN declaration of having only or less than half a million new HIV infections and half a ...

Heat Shock Protein 90 Facilitates Latent HIV Reactivation through Maintaining the Function of ...

Heat Shock Protein 90 Facilitates Latent HIV Reactivation through Maintaining the Function of ...
- The persistence of HIV in resting memory CD4+ T cells at a latent state is considered as the major barrier on the path to achieve a cure for HIV.

Special treat for HIV-positive teens

Special treat for HIV-positive teens
HIV-positive teenagers were encouraged to forge new friendships and live their lives to the fullest at a party held at Dora Nginza Hospital yesterday.

Next big challenge: Ending HIV stigma

Next big challenge: Ending HIV stigma
- Tanya Raisi is a 10-year-old girl who, like any other little girl, should envy playing outdoor games with her friends in the high-density suburb of ...

Taking Notes from the UK About Lowering Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates

Taking Notes from the UK About Lowering Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates
- Progress to prevent perinatal transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has come a long way. Nowadays, as long as an HIV-positive ...

3 steps health plans can take to end the HIV epidemic

3 steps health plans can take to end the HIV epidemic
- We have a path to ending the HIV epidemic in the United States, but it requires health plans and healthcare purchasers to take a more active role in ...

HRW urges gov't to promote condoms to curb HIV epidemic

HRW urges gov't to promote condoms to curb HIV epidemic
- HRW notes that "millions of Filipinos are not sufficiently educated about the role of condoms in preventing HIV transmission," citing DOH data that only ...

Kenya: HIV/Aids Infected Children Need Not Disclose Their Status

Kenya: HIV/Aids Infected Children Need Not Disclose Their Status
- All data on HIV/Aids infected children ought not to disclose their status, the High Court ruled on Wednesday. The ruling by Justice Isaac Lenaola ...

A Revolutionary HIV Vaccine Is Going to Be Tested on 600 People Next Year

A Revolutionary HIV Vaccine Is Going to Be Tested on 600 People Next Year
- The world epidemic of HIV shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. In 2015, a total of 36.7 million people were living with the disease. Many new ...

Top news items in major Zambian media outlets

Top news items in major Zambian media outlets
- Zambia has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in sub-Saharan Africa with 11.6 percent of its population aged between 15 and 49 currently living ...

Counting Africa's invisible workers

Counting Africa's invisible workers
- The billions of dollars in aid delivered to Africa annually may do the ... For example, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, which once seemed insurmountable, has ...

Africa Stepping Up Its Global Contribution to Scientific Research, Innovation

Africa Stepping Up Its Global Contribution to Scientific Research, Innovation
- When it comes to scientific research and innovation, Africa is a global ... transportation to poverty, diseases like malaria and HIV, immunization and ...

Oprah Winfrey visits SA to inspire young women with her success story

Oprah Winfrey visits SA to inspire young women with her success story
- In South Africa, the Dreams initiative focuses on priority areas – Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal – as these provinces have the highest HIV infection rate.

Russia, India and Thailand Rank as the World's Most Unequal Nations

Russia, India and Thailand Rank as the World's Most Unequal Nations
Africa, India, and the Asia-Pacific region now account for 72% of the world's poorest ... “We will embed PrEP education in the HIV testing process.



Philippines urged to break condom barriers amid rising HIV epidemic among gay men

Philippines urged to break condom barriers amid rising HIV epidemic among gay men
- Philippines urged to break condom barriers amid rising HIV epidemic ... as the rate in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has the most serious HIV epidemic in ...

Africa drought drives sexual abuse, hits HIV treatment

Africa drought drives sexual abuse, hits HIV treatment
- Drought across East and Southern Africa has left nearly one million children needing treatment for acute malnutrition and forced women to trade ...

Philippines: Policy Failures Fuel HIV Epidemic

Philippines: Policy Failures Fuel HIV Epidemic
- for the Asia-Pacific region and 4.7 percent overall HIV prevalence rate in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has the most serious HIV epidemic in the world.

What Others Say - Are We the Last Election Thieves Standing?

What Others Say - Are We the Last Election Thieves Standing?
- The ex-soldier, who claimed that some concoctions he made in the State House kitchen could cure HIV/Aids and diabetes, if taken on Thursdays, also ...

Adolescent HIV Rate Raises Concern

Adolescent HIV Rate Raises Concern
- The new HIV infections among adolescents is projected to rise by nearly 60 percent (from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually) by 2030 if ...

Kenya court halts HIV data collection

Kenya court halts HIV data collection
Kenya court halts HIV data collection. A Kenyan high court has ruled that a government directive to collect data on HIV-positive schoolchildren and ...

Why HIV claims mostly girls, young women as its victims in SA

Why HIV claims mostly girls, young women as its victims in SA
- Research from the University of KwaZulu-Natal reveals a startling, and very tragic, picture about the state of HIV/Aids in South Africa. The highest risk ...

Prince Harry hits the trading floor to raise money for Sentebale

Prince Harry hits the trading floor to raise money for Sentebale
- The donations from ICAP will allow Sentebale to continue to provide 'psycho-social support' to youth and children in South Africa with HIV/AIDS.