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Over 300000 Households in Extreme Poverty' -Gender Minister

Over 300000 Households in Extreme Poverty' -Gender Minister
- This, Minister Tarr said, includes vulnerable groups such as orphans, persons with disabilities and persons living with HIV, among others. She said the government is committed to implementing the Social Protection Agenda, which is under its Human Development Pillar. Minister Tarr, who spoke at a ...

Uganda to hold major summit of young people living with HIV

Uganda to hold major summit of young people living with HIV
- We are using the Y+ summit as a platform to build the capacity of young people living and affected with HIV and strengthen their commitment and engagement in the HIV agenda. We believe young people are the core leaders to end the HIV epidemic, and they should be at the forefront” he said.

Why this Pennsylvania suburb is experiencing a surge in STDs

Why this Pennsylvania suburb is experiencing a surge in STDs
- According to a state health department alert, STDs, including HIV, among 15-to-24-year-olds in Beaver County, a suburb of Pittsburgh, are alarmingly high. “In calendar year (CY) 2017 and continuing into 2018 there has been a nearly threefold increase in the number of new diagnoses of HIV disease ...

Affordable Housing Need for Those with HIV

Affordable Housing Need for Those with HIV
- New York State is trying to end the AIDS epidemic here by 2020, which is really now just around the corner. The goal was set by Governor Cuomo in 2014, and while there is still no cure for AIDS, the focus is on dramatically reducing new HIV infections and ensuring those who are HIV positive have ...



Vietnam keeps rate of new HIV cases lower 0.3 percent

Vietnam keeps rate of new HIV cases lower 0.3 percent
- Under a project to prevent HIV/AIDS in 2018-2020 approved by the Prime Minister, the provision of essential service packages of intervention and new test services will be expanded in 32 ... Test services for HIV will be provided in district-level health stations, allowing for early diagnosis and treatment.

Effects of HIV infection and ART on phenotype and function of circulating monocytes, natural killer ...

Effects of HIV infection and ART on phenotype and function of circulating monocytes, natural killer ...
HIV infection causes upregulation of markers of inflammation, immune activation and apoptosis of host adaptive, and innate immune cells particularly monocytes, natural killer (NK) and innate lymphoid cells (ILCs). Although antiretroviral therapy (ART) restores CD4 T-cell counts, the persistent aberrant ...

A critical evaluation of the protection of the rights of employees living with HIV/AIDS in the South ...

A critical evaluation of the protection of the rights of employees living with HIV/AIDS in the South ...
- The unfortunate situation now is that in many South African workplaces employees who disclose their HIV/AIDS status or who are suspected of living with the disease face backlashes from fellow employees and sometimes even from employers. No one should be discriminated against or be prevented ...

UK, US and Australia issue warning of high crime in SA

UK, US and Australia issue warning of high crime in SA
- In recent months, South Africa has garnered a bad reputation among tourists due to the escalating crime rate, leaving visitors feeling unsafe. ... And the Australian travel advisory warns of SA's high HIV/Aids rate – and advises to “exercise precaution with activities exposing you to risk of infection”.

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