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2010-07-08 13:52:00

Training allows graduates to train classes of 'HIV Medics' - treatment extenders who will work in community HIV/ART clinics to perform routine, but time-consuming tasks such as taking a patient's blood pressure and medical history, adherence counseling, and patient tracking for those lost to follow-up, freeing up valuable time for Zambian doctors, clinical officers and nurses to see and treat more HIV/AIDS patients LUKASA, Zambia, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graduation ceremonies will...

2010-06-04 15:01:00

Gilead Joins Abbott, Merck, Tibotec, ViiV Healthcare and other AIDS drug companies in offering concessions to hard-hit AIDS Drug Assistance Programs that will increase patient access to lifesaving AIDS medications WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) lauded Gilead Sciences, maker of several key AIDS drugs, for its announcement earlier today that it will offer significant pricing and access concessions for the nation's beleaguered AIDS Drug Assistance...

2010-04-01 07:00:00

Fund Pledges Pass Last Year by More than $100K; Funds Benefit AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Broward House, SunServe, Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and the Pride Center at Equality Park. FT.

2009-06-12 20:24:00

Monday, June 15th 9:00pm LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the Los Angeles Times reported that as many as 16 actors and actresses in the adult entertainment industry recently tested positive for HIV, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will host a press conference, protest and rally Monday, June 15th at 9:00pm at porn impresario Larry Flynt's Hustler/Hollywood Store on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood (8920 Sunset Blvd.) to call for the introduction of landmark California...

2009-06-08 13:30:00

Tuesday June 9th 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM LA to DC: Three Week, 14 City Free Mobile HIV Testing Caravan Visits Hard-hit Southern US Cities; Arrives Washington, DC, on Saturday June 27th-National HIV Testing Day LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cumulative AIDS Cases in ARIZONA 1.1% of US total (10,975 AIDS cases through 2007, per CDC) What: Press Briefing and Free HIV Testing Event--AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Van Continues Three Week, 14 City Southern...

2009-06-05 19:03:00

LA to DC: Three Week, 14 City Free HIV Testing Caravan Visits Hard-hit Southern US Cities; Arrives Washington, DC, on Saturday June 27th -- National HIV Testing Day LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to boost AIDS awareness and HIV prevention and testing efforts in some of the hardest hit regions of the United States, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation's largest non-profit AIDS organization, which currently operates the largest community-based HIV testing...

2009-06-02 18:37:00

Provocative 'Katrina' Ad Placed on Bus Shelters throughout Washington and Companion TV Spot Highlight CDC's Failure at HIV Prevention; Prod President Obama to Act on AIDS HIV Prevalence Rate in Washington Recently Surged Past 3% -- Higher than Lagos, Nigeria WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using Washington, DC's AIDS epidemic as the lens through which it highlights the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) failure at HIV prevention in the United States, the AIDS Healthcare...

2009-05-11 20:22:00

Advocates Claim Victory as Government Cuts & Freezes Price at $1,067 USD for Public Institutions and $1,591 USD for Hospitals, Clinics & Private Sector--55% Less than Abbott's Previous Colombian Price Since January, Colombian, Mexican & US AIDS Advocates Protested Steep Price of Drug in Developing Countries; Compulsory License in Colombia Would Further Cut Price to Less Than $600/Patient/Yearly MEXICO CITY, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colombian and international AIDS...

2009-05-07 13:00:00

As a Senator Last Year, Obama Voted for $9.6 Billion Annually in Funding for George Bush's Lifesaving Global AIDS Program; Now, President Proposes Only $6.6 Billion in FY'10 Budget for PEPFAR Obama Budget Calls for $51B for PEPFAR Over Six Years; Congress Voted for $48B Over Five Years WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS organization in the US, which currently provides medical care and services to more than 100,000...


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.