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An HIV generic for the developing world

An HIV generic for the developing world
- In September, the United Nations programme UNAIDS made a remarkable announcement: a state-of-the-art HIV drug will be launched in lower-income countries at a much-reduced price. The drug will be available for no more than $75 per person per year, greatly improving access to treatment.

Ageing Gambians race for justice over ex-leader's fake AIDS cure

Ageing Gambians race for justice over ex-leader's fake AIDS cure
Now survivors of Jammeh's bogus AIDS treatment are doing what once seemed impossible - speaking out about their suffering and pursuing justice against the man who endangered their lives. An estimated 9,000 Gambians, most with HIV, passed through Jammeh's treatment programs and were forced ...

Research project aims to destigmatize HIV testing and support trans youth

Research project aims to destigmatize HIV testing and support trans youth
- Project Moxie, a research project at the University of Michigan, focuses on increasing transgender youth access to HIV testing kits. The project is in its pilot stage, and working on recruiting participants. Rob Stephenson, the project director and a vice chair for research in the Department of Health ...

Fewer young adults getting HIV tests, here's why

Fewer young adults getting HIV tests, here's why
In the United States, 38.8% of women and 53.8% of men aged 15 to 44 reported they had never been tested for HIV outside of donating blood or blood products between 2011 and 2015, according to a new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health Statistics ...

Was Gianni Versace HIV Positive? The Answer Is More Complicated Than You May Think

Was Gianni Versace HIV Positive? The Answer Is More Complicated Than You May Think
- It's also the episode that asks some of the most divisive questions in the entire series — was the real Gianni Versace HIV positive? Did Gianni Versace have AIDS? The answer to this largely depends on who you ask. Consider this your factual guide to some of the biggest questions and contradictions ...

US Efforts to Help Fight Global HIV Are Paying Off

US Efforts to Help Fight Global HIV Are Paying Off
A U.S. government program to prevent, treat and care for people with HIV/AIDS in poor countries has been highly effective and should continue, experts say. Since 2003, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has provided drug therapy to more than 13 ...

Zimbabwe: First Lady Leads Fight Against HIV, Aids

Zimbabwe: First Lady Leads Fight Against HIV, Aids
- First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday met UNAIDS country director Mr Girmay Haile at Zimbabwe House and pledged to play a national and international advocacy role in the fight against HIV and Aids. In a meeting held at the First Lady's office at Zimbabwe House, Mr Haile briefed the First Lady on ...

China's HIV-positive Population Gets Single Pill Relief

China's HIV-positive Population Gets Single Pill Relief
- For the first time in China, people with HIV will be able to receive treatment in the form of a single pill. Five months after receiving approval from the China Food and Drug Administration, British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Jan. 20 introduced its market-leading antiretroviral drug ...

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