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2013-12-19 23:20:37

The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Elton John AIDS Foundation has awarded the School of Public Health at Georgia State University a $50,000 grant to support training of ex-offenders to work with high-risk populations affected by HIV/AIDS. As a result, neighborhoods in metro...

2013-11-25 23:32:31

World AIDS Day is one of the most important days in the calendar, it is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and help raise awareness and raise money to find a cure. Los Angeles (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 PositiveSingles.com, which has created a safe online dating site for people living with HIV / AIDS for over ten years to find support and love, is calling on their members to help make World AIDS Day a day to remember. World AIDS Day is one of the most...

2013-07-09 08:28:15

8th Consecutive Four-Star Rating; 3rd Under New Rating System NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that it has received its 8(th) consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the third such rating under their new, enhanced metrics. "Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that our Foundation consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way and adheres to good governance and other...

2012-11-30 08:24:07

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World AIDS Day 2012, the MAC AIDS Fund, recently recognized by Funders Concerned About AIDS as the top U.S.-based corporate philanthropic HIV/AIDS funder, calls on the HIV community to prioritize the most marginalized, underserved populations at the highest risk of infection in the fight against HIV/AIDS. "We're never going to end the AIDS epidemic without focusing on the people the disease is most likely to take advantage of, like sex...

2012-05-02 06:25:09

Prevention efforts working, targeted education needed to show declines in all communities MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to statistics released by the Minnesota Department of Health, 292 confirmed new cases of HIV were reported in Minnesota during 2011. The 292 new cases represent a 12 percent decline from 2010 and are the lowest number of new cases seen since 2003. The Minnesota AIDS Project, the leading source for HIV information and services in...

2011-05-04 16:15:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - On Sunday, May 15, 2011, more than 5,000 people will gather in Minnehaha Park for the 24th Annual Minnesota AIDS Walk. This event is the largest fundraising event for HIV/AIDS in the upper Midwest and is hosted by the Minnesota AIDS Project with presenting sponsor ING. New this year will be a mini Health Fair featuring: on-site HIV testing provided by the staff of the Minnesota AIDS Project six different medical screenings in a specially...

2011-02-17 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To Tweet this release: http://logo.to/fy8Y0V Logo, the channel for gays and their families and friends from MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), launches today "beCause," its first ever pro-social initiative focusing on self-respect and empowerment issues for the LGBT community and their allies. For its first campaign, Logo is teaming up with the Greater Than AIDS movement on a multi-platform media effort to combat the...

2009-12-01 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping true to the company's long-standing dedication to HIV/AIDS, makeup artists in the Los Angeles area will roll up their sleeves and take off their brush belts to participate in volunteer efforts today, in a company-wide effort to commemorate World AIDS Day. The volunteer initiative -- part of a worldwide effort including hundreds of makeup artists in 56 North American cities and 24 countries -- is being organized to complement the artists'...

2009-12-01 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping true to the company's long-standing dedication to HIV/AIDS, makeup artists in the Tri-State area will roll up their sleeves and take off their brush belts to participate in volunteer efforts today, in a company-wide effort to commemorate World AIDS Day. The volunteer initiative -- part of a worldwide effort including makeup artists in 56 North American cities and 24 countries -- is being organized to complement the artists' commitment to the global...

2009-01-20 14:08:46

Chinese health officials said new AIDS drugs will be distributed to combat resistance to first-line anti-retroviral drugs. The Ministry of Health said two new second-line anti-retroviral drugs-- TDF and Kaletra-- will be distributed for free, Xinhua news service reported Tuesday. The medicines, which are imported, cost two to three times more than first-line drugs. The government has offered free AIDS drugs to 58,000 patients since 2003. Health officials said the mortality rate among China's...