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2306, 2017

Cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men drop for the first time in 30 years – signalling the end of Britain’s Aids epidemic

A dramatic drop in the number of gay men with HIV could spell the end for Britain's Aids epidemic, experts say. Public Health England data has revealed that cases of [...]

2306, 2017

Study: Jacksonville area has ninth-highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in U.S.

HIV rates much higher among blacks, researcher says The Jacksonville metropolitan area has the ninth-highest rate of new diagnoses of HIV in the country, says Patrick Sullivan,the lead investigator for [...]

2306, 2017

Undetectable = Untransmittable – PARN endorses groundbreaking HIV campaign

PARN Executive Director Kim Dolan, with keynote speaker and editor of PositiveLite.com Bob Leahy, and PARN PHA Engagement Worker Brittany Cameron. - Alex Karn The Peterborough Aids Resource Network (PARN) [...]

2306, 2017

Canada offers places for addicts to shoot up safely. Can the US copy the model?

North America’s first supervised injection clinic opened in Vancouver in 2003, and now several US cities are hoping to emulate its success in saving lives A poster shows how to [...]

2206, 2017

Project to give confidence to transgenders and people living with HIV/Aids

  THE Igat Hope Inc. has congratulated the Save the Children team for the successful completion of the Poro Sapot project. Programme manager Alfred Mark said the project would give [...]

2206, 2017

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2017 announces film spotlights

Image: One of the Indigenous films showing at the 2017 Vancouver Queer Festival is Kumu Hina. (Kumu Hina/Youtube) The Vancouver Queer Festival will highlight filmmakers of colour from August 10 to [...]

2206, 2017

Vote for the best Condom design to celebrate Canada 150 

Image: One Wood At A Time condom design (ONE Condom) Boy did people do it for Canada! But it’s for a good cause of course. To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, ONE Condoms [...]

2206, 2017

27 people died from drug overdoses in Vancouver last month

Image: Victoria1 / Shutterstock Drug overdoses in Vancouver claimed the lives of 27 people in the month of May. And at this rate, officials said, Vancouver is on pace for more [...]

2106, 2017

Anti-HIV crusade bursting circumcision myths

A SOCIET Y for Family Health staffer (left) observing a counselling session conducted by a field agent (right) to a client in Serenje district. PICTURE: SFH FOR Nathan Cheelo, 31, [...]

2106, 2017

Media Urged To Report Responsibly On HIV/AIDS

Dr Denise Chevannes Dr Denise Chevannes, executive director of the National Family Planning Board, has charged local journalists to use their office to do more in ramping up general awareness [...]