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HIV Prevention Campaign launch

Pietermaritzburg, 24 June 2016 - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi launch a programme that aims to decrease HI
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How effective are large scale HIV awareness campaigns in South Africa

How effective are large scale HIV awareness campaigns in South Africa | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Medical Xpress is a web-based medical and health news service that features the most comprehensive coverage in the fields of neuroscience, cardiology, cancer, HIV/AIDS, psychology, psychiatry, dentistry, genetics, diseases and conditions,...
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Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem - BBC News

Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem - BBC News | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
HIV infection rates are soaring in Russia, but there is a reluctance to address the issue.
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HIV transmission from mother to child nearly eliminated in Canada - Health ... - CBC.ca

HIV transmission from mother to child nearly eliminated in Canada - Health ... - CBC.ca | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Canada has virtually eliminated the incidence of mothers passing HIV to their infants at birth, primarily because of high rates of pre-natal testing and ready access to drug treatment that subdues the infection, researchers say.
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HIV & AIDS Information :: Half of African migrants diagnosed with HIV in ... - aidsmap

HIV & AIDS Information :: Half of African migrants diagnosed with HIV in ... - aidsmap | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Between a third and a half of African people living with HIV in France probably acquired HIV after they left Africa, according a study presented to the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS...
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Kenya: President Launches Global Anti-HIV/Aids Campaign

Kenya: President Launches Global Anti-HIV/Aids Campaign | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
- President Uhuru Kenyatta today launched the 'Global All In', a campaign aimed at reducing new HIV/AIDS infections among adolescents and young women.
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Africa must talk to teens about sex to avert new AIDS crisis - Reuters

Africa must talk to teens about sex to avert new AIDS crisis - Reuters | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa will explode again unless parents and teachers start talking to teenagers about sex, experts warned on Tuesday. HIV/AIDS is the...
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HIV/AIDS and bone: an unrecognised threat?

HIV/AIDS and bone: an unrecognised threat? | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
HIV/AIDS and bone: an unrecognised threat?. . ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/20786190.2014.975485
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How Can We Get People to Actually Use HIV Prevention Drugs? - Healthline

How Can We Get People to Actually Use HIV Prevention Drugs? - Healthline | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
A study involving African women shows how difficult it can be to get patients to regularly take HIV prevention medication.
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Seven breakthroughs that will transform global health

Seven breakthroughs that will transform global health | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Which seven pressure points should the global health community focus on to save millions of lives?
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Social support central for caregiver health in AIDS-affected South African ... - Medical Xpress

Social support central for caregiver health in AIDS-affected South African ... - Medical Xpress | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Psychosocial support should be a key element of health interventions for caregivers of children in HIV-affected communities, particularly for women who take on the majority of care-giving responsibilities.
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Immune system surprise hints at new strategy for fighting HIV

Immune system surprise hints at new strategy for fighting HIV | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
The discovery of the innate immunity system’s role in mobilizing the body’s defenses against invading microorganisms has been long studied at Yale. Now in the Nov.
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amfAR :: Improving Reproductive Health Among HIV-Positive Adolescents :: The Foundation for AIDS Research :: HIV / AIDS Research

amfAR :: Improving Reproductive Health Among HIV-Positive Adolescents :: The Foundation for AIDS Research :: HIV / AIDS Research | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
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Africa - Prevalence Of Hiv, Male - Timelapse

Based on the data freely available at data.worldbank.org
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South Africa initiation schools: botched circumcisions, kidnap and death threats | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

South Africa initiation schools: botched circumcisions, kidnap and death threats | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
The government trumpets “zero tolerance on initiate deaths” but doctors, politicians and traditional leaders are at odds over how to combat the problems
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French teen's HIV remission provides hope for cure - Las Vegas Review-Journal

French teen's HIV remission provides hope for cure - Las Vegas Review-Journal | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.
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Daily HIV Drug Regimen Is Effective in African Women, Study Says - New York Times

Daily HIV Drug Regimen Is Effective in African Women, Study Says - New York Times | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
A study found that 76 percent of young women in Cape Town, South Africa, who were assigned to take Truvada, a H.I.V.-prevention drug, were willing and able to take the pills daily.
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Swaziland Adolescents Work Toward an HIV-free Generation

Swaziland Adolescents Work Toward an HIV-free Generation | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
During most of his teen years, Mbongeni Dlamini wondered if he would ever ask a girl to go out with him. His normal adolescent fears were compounded by the fact that he is HIV-positive.
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Molecule Shows Ability to Block AIDS Virus - Wall Street Journal

Molecule Shows Ability to Block AIDS Virus - Wall Street Journal | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Scientists have engineered a new molecule they say can block infection with the virus that causes AIDS, a discovery that could lead potentially to a new therapy for patients as well as an alternative to a vaccine.
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Highly Aggressive New Strain Of HIV Is Spreading Through Cuba | IFLScience

Highly Aggressive New Strain Of HIV Is Spreading Through Cuba | IFLScience | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Given the deadly global rampage that HIV has been on for the past few decades, you’re all probably familiar with the virus.
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Latent HIV may lurk in 'quiet' immune cells, research suggests - ProHealth

Latent HIV may lurk in 'quiet' immune cells, research suggests - ProHealth | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Researchers have gained new insight on which immune cells likely do, and do not, harbor this latent virus.
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Starting HIV treatment early and then interrupting is no better than delaying it - aidsmap

Starting HIV treatment early and then interrupting is no better than delaying it - aidsmap | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
A French study that looked at the total amount of time since infection that people with HIV have spent with a detectable viral load has found that, contrary to some researchers’ expectations, starting therapy immediately after infection and then...
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World Aids Day Statement 2014 - AllAfrica.com

World Aids Day Statement 2014 - AllAfrica.com | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
Statement by: Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma
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HIV Is Evolving, Ability To Cause AIDS Is Weakening - The Inquisitr

HIV Is Evolving, Ability To Cause AIDS Is Weakening - The Inquisitr | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, is evolving rapidly and this is weakening its ability to cause Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, AIDS, according to a
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Will South Africa really let TAC fold? | Daily Maverick

Will South Africa really let TAC fold? | Daily Maverick | HIV and AIDS and Community Development | Scoop.it
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