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New HIV infections drop as access to ARVs improves - new report - Independent Online



Independent Online
 
New HIV infections drop as access to ARVs improves - new report 
Independent Online
A new report by UNAids has shown that HIV infections around the world are being reversed - having dropped by a whopping 40% drop compared to the late 1990s, while in Africa this number has almost halved - thanks to the successful roll-out of ...
Tufton calls for responsible sexual behaviour amid rise in HIV infections Jamaica Gleaner
More than half of population living with HIV on treatment: UNAIDS Xinhua
UNAIDS Executive Director appoints Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador UNAIDS (press release)
Eyewitness News  -Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service  -Prensa Latina 
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New hiv infections on the decline but not fast enough: Aidsfonds - DutchNews.nl



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New hiv infections on the decline but not fast enough: Aidsfonds 
DutchNews.nl
The number of new cases of hiv infection in the Netherlands is declining, but too slowly, campaign group Aidsfonds said on Thursday. The Netherlands is not making enough of the options open to it to end the hiv epidemic, the organisation said. Last ...

 


PrEP Drug 'Could Prevent 1 in 4 HIV Infections' - Medscape



Medscape
 
PrEP Drug 'Could Prevent 1 in 4 HIV Infections' 
Medscape
A drug that can reduce the risk of HIV infection among men who have sex with men would save the NHS money in the long-term, a study has found. A research team led by University College London concludes that providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) ...

 


How a London clinic reduced new HIV infections by 90% and why more European cities can do the same - aidsmap



aidsmap
 
How a London clinic reduced new HIV infections by 90% and why more European cities can do the same 
aidsmap
Scaling up HIV testing to reduce undiagnosed HIV infection requires a fundamental re-ordering of HIV testing services to make them more attractive to people at risk, and doing so can bring about enormous changes in HIV incidence and treatment uptake, ...

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Schistosomiasis Linked With HIV Infection - Contagionlive.com



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Schistosomiasis Linked With HIV Infection 
Contagionlive.com
In an interview with Contagion®, Dr. Downs, an infectious disease expert, emphasized that study's findings ?strongly suggest that controlling schistosomiasis may be a very effective way to decrease HIV transmissions in many regions of sub-Saharan ...

 


Nigeria: Global Fund Gets Chevron's N2 Billion to Reduce HIV Infections, Boost Treatment - AllAfrica.com



Nigeria: Global Fund Gets Chevron's N2 Billion to Reduce HIV Infections, Boost Treatment 
AllAfrica.com
Determined to reduce estimated 220,000 new Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infections, 160, 000 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-related deaths, 37,000 Mother-To-Child Transmission (MTCT) of the virus as well as improve access to ...

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WATCH: Man guilty of deliberate HIV infections in Sussex - Spirit FM



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WATCH: Man guilty of deliberate HIV infections in Sussex 
Spirit FM
A Sussex hairdresser has been found guilty of deliberately trying to infect male lovers with HIV, in the first case in the country. Daryll Rowe, 27, coerced others into unprotected sex and sabotaged condoms, a jury heard. At least four of the men have ...

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DAAs Stay Effective For HCV/HIV Co-infection - MD Magazine



MD Magazine
 
DAAs Stay Effective For HCV/HIV Co-infection 
MD Magazine
Historically, HCV patients co-infected with HIV have faced many obstacles. They had high treatment ineligibility because of concurrent medical and psychiatric conditions, non-adherence to doctor visits, medication intolerance and substance abuse, the ...

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Chevron contributes $5m to HIV fund to in Nigeria - Vanguard



Chevron contributes $5m to HIV fund to in Nigeria 
Vanguard
?The ART Program will help bridge a critical national health gap and continue Chevron's work in achieving an AIDS-free generation. The program will help reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life for people living with HIV and other ...

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Northwest Florida's World AIDS Day events include free HIV testing - Santa Rosa Press Gazette



Northwest Florida's World AIDS Day events include free HIV testing 
Santa Rosa Press Gazette
PENSACOLA ?The Red Ribbon Charitable Foundation Inc., for 20 years has built partnerships and funded activities with the goals of reducing new HIV infections and improving the quality of life for those living with HIV in Northwest Florida. Local World ...

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