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LGBT Group Releases Guidebook for HIV and AIDS as Teenage Patient Numbers Grow

LGBT Group Releases Guidebook for HIV and AIDS as Teenage Patient Numbers Grow
- An LGBT group including adolescent members has released a guidebook on HIV and AIDS as the number of teenagers suffering from the condition continues to rise. The guidebook 'Key to 20 Answers' published by South Korean LGBT group DDingDong outlines 20 ...

Using Arranged Marriages In India As a Way to Combat HIV

Using Arranged Marriages In India As a Way to Combat HIV
- Cheyutha, an HIV self-help group in Hyderabad, India, believes matchmaking marriages between diagnosed men and women is one way to prevent the spread of the disease and combat discrimination. The founder of the community-based organization, ​Laxmi Priya Kagitha, has so far matched 65 ...



Opioid epidemic claiming lives in Central Texas

Opioid epidemic claiming lives in Central Texas
- According to the New York Times, more Americans overdosed on opioids in 2016 than died from HIV/AIDS in 1995 and the Vietnam War. Chad Singletary has been a clinical supervisor at Medmark Treatment Center in Waco since March 2017. He said their facility is licensed for 250 patients and is ...

After Duterte's remarks, PopCom reminds public condoms prevent HIV

After Duterte's remarks, PopCom reminds public condoms prevent HIV
- The Commission on Population (PopCom) reminded the public condoms provide protection against sexually transmitted disease (STDs) like the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). PopCom executive director Juan Antonio Perez III made the statement on Monday, February 19, ...

Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage

Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage
- There is also some evidence that men who are circumcised have a lower risk of contracting HIV from HIV-positive female partners. It is not clear if circumcision reduces the risk of other sexually transmitted infections too, but studies suggest it may lower the chance of catching genital warts caused by a ...

Collaboration announced for development of a microarray patch for HIV PrEP

Collaboration announced for development of a microarray patch for HIV PrEP
- The team at Queen's, along with PATH, ViiV Healthcare, the Population Council and LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme, will collaborate on the development of a novel microarray patch for HIV PrEP ready for future clinical trials. Additionally, the consortium will work with women and healthcare workers in ...

Diagnosing of HIV is being 'left too late'

Diagnosing of HIV is being 'left too late'
- We're committed to ensuring people living with HIV have access to the right services and treatment with easy, accessible, stigma-free testing of HIV.” The report, which looks at HIV in the region in 2016, has shown that only Cumbria is taking longer to diagnose HIV patients. Despite this, the borough ...

Something Amazing Happening In East Africa

Something Amazing Happening In East Africa
- When we go on our immersions the focus of the trip is to immerse ourselves in the lives of the African people we walk with. We visit the slums, are involved with house visits, assist in HIV clinics, help with teaching in schools and celebrate in the life, faith and community everywhere we go. Football and ...

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