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702, 2018

Wednesday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Facts about the First Coast ‘epidemic’

On Wednesday, millions of Americans will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day to promote HIV testing and community mobilization against the disease that continues to spread in communities across the [...]

702, 2018

Innovations in harm reduction can’t curb ‘catastrophic’ overdose crisis, say experts

B.C. leads in new approaches to drug abuse, but the body count is still rising An injection kit is shown at a supervised drug injection facility in Vancouver. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian [...]

702, 2018

HIV/HCV infected drug users an ideal population for direct-acting antiviral use

Direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapies offer an opportunity to expand treatment access to patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) who use illicit drugs, according to the first study [...]

602, 2018

It’s time to stop linking ‘loose morals’ to immigrants with HIV

Disclosure statement Laura Bisaillon does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no [...]

602, 2018

Phone-delivered therapy reduces depression in people living with HIV

A UGA study shows that telephone-administered interpersonal psychotherapy, or tele-IPT, can reduce depression over the long term. Interpersonal psychotherapy is a common, in-person treatment for depression, but new research from [...]

602, 2018

New edition: HIV, stigma & discrimination

A new edition of our booklet HIV, stigma & discrimination is now available online and in print through our patient information scheme. You can read it online at: www.aidsmap.com/booklets Stigma [...]

602, 2018

A group of university students has brought us one step closer to a cure for HIV by developing an innovative DNA scaffold to study the virus at close range.

A student-designed DNA scaffold that helps provide new insights into self-assembling biological systems has taken out the Grand Prize at Harvard University’s annual BIOMOD challenge. The international competition invites teams [...]

602, 2018

Public speaking competition to tackle HIV on Valentine’s Day

Johannesburg - In a bid to turn the tide of the risk of HIV/AIDS-related infections and unwanted teenage pregnancies, learners from various areas in Ekurhuleni on Gauteng's East Rand will [...]

202, 2018

Mobile app mapping free condoms set up to help fight HIV in Philippines

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Inspired by the mobile game Pokemon Go, campaigners in the Philippines are using a smartphone app to send users to locations with condom dispensers [...]

202, 2018

Health NGOs slam Global Fund partnership with Heineken

Heineken plans to help distribute health supplies in Africa Civil society groups Thursday called on The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to scrap a new partnership with [...]