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Reflections From an Epidemic: Carrying the Torch to AIDS 2012 Img

Reflections From an Epidemic: Carrying the Torch to AIDS 2012

"It's difficult for many of us who have lived through such devastation, and the loss of so many friends, lovers, and loved ones, to dredge up those emotions, once again, and over and over," writes Jeff Berry, editor of Positively Aware. "It's going...

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Days Before Int'l AIDS Conf., Experts Proclaim That Right Federal Policies Could "End AIDS in America"

Washington, D.C. -- This morning -- days before the opening of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. -- leading national experts on domestic AIDS policies gathered at the National Press Club to call on elected leaders across the c...

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Effective HIV Prevention Programs in the U.S.

Last month at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Jonathan Mermin, MD, of the CDC gave a presentation addressing how the U.S. should move forward with its HIV prevention interventions. In this AIDS.gov video, Merm...

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Remarks and Video From HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the U.S. Conference on AIDS 2010

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Miguel Gomez is the Director of AIDS.gov.

Today is the second day of the U.S. Conference on AIDS and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at the lunch-time plenary session.

In her speech, Secre...

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Experts Gather in Philadelphia to Discuss AIDS in Black Communities

Experts Gather in Philadelphia to Discuss AIDS in Black Communities

Philadelphia AIDS-service organization BEBASHI Transition to Hope hosted two panel discussions on August 25 to discuss the potential impact of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) ...

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AIDS 2010 Roundup: Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM)

Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic first hit the U.S., it has deeply and disproportionately impacted the gay community. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), men who have sex with men (MSM) account for nearly half of the mo...

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AIDS 2010 for Dummies: An Entertaining Review

If you require a clinical overview of AIDS 2010 in Vienna, or a review of the scientific data presented, boy are you reading the wrong blog. Please check out those articles on TheBody.com, aidsmap.com, or the AIDS 2010 organization itself.

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Russia Runs Risk of Exacerbating Country's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

"The Russian authorities have come under strong, widespread criticism for their policies aimed at dealing with the IDU/HIV epidemic," International Public Health Consultant Cesar Chelala writes in an opinion piece appearing in the Epoch Times that lo...

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Indifference Is Preying on People Living With HIV/AIDS

Reflecting on AIDS 2010 in a Globe and Mail column, the newspaper's Andre Picard writes of the decision of protesters gathered at the conference to march through the streets of Vienna, ending in Heldenplatz (Heroes' Square). "The choice was deliberat...

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AIDS 2010 Follow-Up Coverage: Global HIV/AIDS Funding; HIV/AIDS Studies, Releases

Media outlets continued to reflect on news from the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010, which attracted over 19,000 participants from 197 countries to Vienna last week, according to the conference blog.

The Washington Post reports that "concern...