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1206, 2019

I came out at the height of the AIDS crisis — joining a generation of young men just waiting to die

When you come into adulthood in a dark age, whatever you achieve always seems secondary to the bigger problems of the world I was in Grade 11 in 1982 when I [...]

1206, 2019

The CDC’s Critical Role in Ending Global HIV and Tuberculosis

Recently, we joined RESULTS and UNAIDS on Capitol Hill to hold a critical conversation about the the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) invaluable role in ending global HIV and tuberculosis (TB). EGPAF’s President [...]

1206, 2019

Combating HIV-AIDS in India

It is one of the vital obligations of the nation to ensure the creation and subsequent maintenance of conditions conducive to good health as has been cited in the Constitutional [...]

1106, 2019

What Is Hepatitis and How Is It Contracted?

Fear and anxiety often follow a diagnosis of Hepatitis. It’s an infectious disease of the liver, which means it causes infection, often serious and sometimes fatal, in the livers of those [...]

1106, 2019

‘Falsettos’ co-creator James Lapine returns to a different time with the AIDS-era musical’s revival

Nick Blaemire, left, and Max von Essen star in the touring production of "Falsettos." (Joan Marcus) James Lapine was, as he puts it, a “young and stupid” 32-year-old directing his [...]

1106, 2019

Totally Curable Sexually Transmitted Infections Are On The Rise Around The World

STIS ARE THE MOST COMMON COMMUNICABLE CONDITION AND ARE SPREAD THROUGH UNPROTECTED SEX, CHILDBIRTH, PREGNANCY, AND CONTACT WITH BLOOD OR BLOOD PRODUCTS. WICHAI PRASOMSRI1/SHUTTERSTOCK Four prominent yet curable sexually transmitted [...]

1106, 2019

Barbershop That Turned Away HIV-Positive Man Must Pay $75,000

  Nikko Briteramos Nikko Briteramos had his hair cut frequently at a Los Angeles barbershop until the owner learned he had HIV. A barbershop in Los Angeles must pay $75,000, [...]

1106, 2019

A little finger prick could save your life

National HIV Testing Day will be celebrated in Barrie for the first time ever on June 27, aiming to reduce stigma Randy Davis, the gay men’s sexual health co-ordinator at [...]

1106, 2019

Trudeau pledges $300M boost to sexual, reproductive health aid by 2023

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media at the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward The government is boosting funding for what it [...]

1006, 2019

BC- Technology for women’s health is booming. These doctors are using it to increase access to care

Technology focused on women's health has 'huge potential,' says WHO medical officer Apps can increasingly help women track their pregnancy and sexual health. Some doctors want to take that further. (Shutterstock) [...]