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How seven African countries squandered millions of foreign aid

How seven African countries squandered millions of foreign aid
- Despite the billions in aid money from Global Fund for over a decade, Africa, however, is still dogged by disturbing health statistics. This is partly ...

Role of faith-based organizations is critical for fighting HIV, says UN agency

Role of faith-based organizations is critical for fighting HIV, says UN agency
- The role of faith-based organizations is critical for fight HIV and AIDS the head of UNAIDS has told a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland highlighting a ...

The new HIV crisis needs a better response

The new HIV crisis needs a better response
- The current rate of new HIV diagnoses in Ireland now supersedes that of the HIV/Aids epidemic here during the 1980s and 1990s.

East Africa and the Drug Trade: A Growing Threat with Little Intervention

East Africa and the Drug Trade: A Growing Threat with Little Intervention
- Of all the implications of drug trafficking, its relationship with the prevalence of HIV has the greatest direct consequences on public health. Because ...

AIDS Response Effort hosting women's event, free HIV testing

AIDS Response Effort hosting women's event, free HIV testing
- AIDS Response Effort is partnering with several local organizations on March 11 to provide free HIV testing in recognition of ...

Opioid Epidemic and Syphilis Outbreaks Complicate Trump's HIV Plan

Opioid Epidemic and Syphilis Outbreaks Complicate Trump's HIV Plan
- America nearly eradicated congenital syphilis around 2000, but since 2012, the number of babies born with the disease has been on the rise. In some ...

Age of last alcohol use disorder relates to processing speed among older adults living with HIV

Age of last alcohol use disorder relates to processing speed among older adults living with HIV
- Further, they determined if this relationship differed by HIV serostatus. According to HIV/AUD status, all participants (aged between 50 and 75 years) ...

Mathematicians develop model of spatial distribution of HIV and other viruses in the body for the ...

Mathematicians develop model of spatial distribution of HIV and other viruses in the body for the ...
- The results may be useful for the diagnostics and control of HIV, herpes, myxovirus, measles and other viral diseases. The article was published in the ...