Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Trudeau pledges USD785M to fight HIV and TB globally 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — The Canadian government has allocated USD785 million to support the Global Fund, which finances the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a press release on Monday.

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Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Doctors laud Pia’s support to HIV cause 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA)–Medical doctors belonging to the Philippine College of Physicians Foundation laud reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach for taking up the HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) prevention advocacy as her mission since it will greatly help generate awareness on the problem.

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China Focus: HIV-positive moms assisted for healthy newborns

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on China Focus: HIV-positive moms assisted for healthy newborns 

By Bai Xu

YINING, Xinjiang, Dec. 1 (PNA/Xinhua) — Halisa (not her real name) still thinks of her aborted fetus. "It was a boy," she says in a low, sad voice, tears in eyes.

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International AIDS conference opens in Zimbabwe

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on International AIDS conference opens in Zimbabwe 

HARARE, Nov. 30 — The 18th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) opened Sunday in the Zimbabwean capital where countries took stock of the achievements and challenges they have encountered in response to HIV and AIDS over the past decades.

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S. African gov't vows to achieve AIDS-free generation

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. African gov't vows to achieve AIDS-free generation 

CAPE TOWN, Nov. 29 — The realization of an AIDS-free generation is possible for South Africa because of the many actions taken by South Africans from all walks of life over so many years, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.

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Premier Li vows AIDS battle

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Premier Li vows AIDS battle 

BEIJING, Dec. 1 — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has promised more initiatives to prevent and treat AIDS in order to limit its spread.

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Gay stigma hindering HIV prevention in China

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gay stigma hindering HIV prevention in China 

HAIKOU, Dec. 1 — "Even if it's positive, you can still lead a normal life with treatment," said a doctor trying to calm Wang Nan as he prepared to take a HIV test on Monday, the eve of World AIDS Day.

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AIDS preventive medicine available soon in Asia's largest red-light district

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on AIDS preventive medicine available soon in Asia's largest red-light district 

KOLKATA, Nov. 10 — One of Asia's largest red light districts, Sonagachi will next month roll out an experimental project for providing HIV-preventive medicine to sex workers in what will be the first such initiative in the country.

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Kenya launches nutrition interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kenya launches nutrition interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS 

NAIROBI, Oct. 27 — The Kenya's Ministry of Health and multilateral partners on Tuesday launched nutrition interventions to boost immunity among citizens infected with the AIDS virus.

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Young Ilonggos raced to increase HIV-AIDS awareness

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Young Ilonggos raced to increase HIV-AIDS awareness 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Oct. 22 (PNA) — Alarmed by the Department of Health (DOH) record showing that Iloilo City has the most number of cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases in Western Visayas, the Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) with support from UNICEF Philippines organized a fun run to increase awareness on how to avoid contracting the deadly virus.

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