An AIDS-free generation is 15 years away, according to new report

15 July 2015
 

The findings, released by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), suggest the disease may be fully eradicated by 2030.

Ban has now called on the world to "commit to ending theAIDS epidemic as part of the Sustainable Development Goals."

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Though Not A Death Sentence, HIV/AIDS Still Holds A Powerful Stigma

16  August, 2015
 

Indiana was hit with an outbreak of HIV/AIDS this spring, and it got a lot of attention because it is so exceptional.

Our perception of HIV/AIDS has changed since the disease emerged in the early 1980s. There are all kinds of treatments and resources — things that simply didn't exist when the epidemic began.

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Drastic Acceleration of HIV Fight Needed to Stop AIDS Resurgence
24 June, 2015
 

The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just five years without a drastic acceleration in efforts to prevent and treat the AIDS virus, the United Nations and disease experts said on Thursday.

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HIV IS THE WORLD'S LEADING INFECTIOUS KILLER       

Currently, 35 million people are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide

HIV / AIDS IN THE WORLD TODAY

 

 

 

 

Hope for Women in the Fight Against HIV

12 May, 2015

A pan-African study exploring the use of a vaginal ring to prevent transmission of HIV reveals this tool could help to address the power imbalance many women face when trying to negotiate safe sex.

 

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Funders' priorities and targets hindered community mobilisation and meaningful participation of sex workers in India

25 May, 2015

Two qualitative studies, investigating the implementation of a massive programme of HIV prevention through community mobilisation in India, have identified challenges to the rapid scale-up and roll-out of a programme in which grassroots action was meant to be central. 

 

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>>Since the discovery of the HIV/AIDS virus, 39 MILLION people have died from the disease

 

                                           
      

 

>>SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA remains a hotbed for the disease, with 78% of cases worldwide

>>HIV infects cells of the IMMUNE SYSTEM

>>Mother to child transmission of HIV is ENTIRELY AVOIDABLE if the mother has access to preventative interventions

>>Transmission of HIV drops significantly if people are AWARE of and have ACCESS to preventative measures: safe sexual practices -- disposable needles -- blood tests -- uninfected blood supplies


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Major Treatment Trial Concludes Time is of the Essence

28 May, 2015

A major trial reveals the health benefits of early treatment for people living with HIV. The implications of this study could be a game-changer for the delivery of HIV treatment globally.

 

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Basic AIDS/HIV Information

Find basic information on AIDS/HIV from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.

 

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South Africa: Women Still Carry Burden of Stigma
11 June, 2015
 

South Africa’s national stigma survey reveals women bear the brunt of HIV stigma. Forced sterilisation and contraception as a requirement of treatment access continue to be a reality for women living with HIV.

 

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World AIDS Day - 1 December

World AIDS Day, December 1

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. 

 

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