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2013-07-15 23:00:05

Crowdfunding Campaign to Feature Kite™ Mosquito Patch – a Small, Wearable Patch Using Patent-Pending Compounds Providing Up to 48 Hours of Protection Against Mosquitoes Riverside, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 ieCrowd, a crowd-powered platform designed to transform innovations into solutions to global challenges, today announced details of the Kite™ Mosquito Patch, a significant advancement in the global fight against mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, West Nile Virus and...

2013-07-02 12:27:34

Summit aims to create a better world through marketing by addressing the UN Millennium Development Goals KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World Marketing Summit (WMS), brainchild of marketing guru Professor Dr. Philip Kotler, will see some of the most innovative minds from the corporate, public, NGO and academic spheres coming together to explore ways to achieve the UN's 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by integrating brand marketing with affirmative action...

HIV Treatment Should Be Started Earlier: WHO
2013-07-01 05:28:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By administering AIDS drugs to patients with HIV closer to their initial diagnoses, doctors could save three million additional lives over the next 12 years, World Health Organization (WHO) officials said on Sunday. In new guidelines designed to help control and ultimately reduce the spread of the immunodeficiency virus, the UN health agency said as many as 80 percent of all HIV-positive men and women - an estimated 26 million...

2013-06-26 16:23:18

To Tweet This Release: http://www.vh1press.com/?p=3545 MENLO PARK, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VH1 is helping to bring attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on women with a new series of public service ads slated to air during its popular Monday night programming block starting June 24. The spots are part of a new campaign from Greater Than AIDS and Grammy Award-winning artist Alicia Keys, called EMPOWERED that encourages women to lead in their everyday lives in...

2013-06-25 08:25:11

Historic Opportunity to Achieve an AIDS-Free Future NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sir Elton John, Founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), called on the U.K. government to double its commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in a recent editorial in The Guardian [www.GuardianNews.com]. He also urged the U.S. government to renew its commitment in an open letter to Congress [www.ejaf.org]. "We find ourselves with the historic...

2013-06-18 12:30:30

Senator Dan Coats, Congressman Ander Crenshaw, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Novartis honored at Malaria Champions Breakfast WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Malaria No More today announced the recipients of annual awards for distinguished service in the fight against malaria. The three separate awards, which this year are being received by Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), Congressmen Ander Crenshaw (R-04-FL) and Gregory Meeks (D- -NY), and Novartis were presented this...

2013-06-18 12:29:30

Harnessing the Energy & Innovation of Global Creative Community To Solve Challenges of Maternal & Child Health Issues in Africa CANNES, France, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Health is gearing up for the launch of Lions Health in 2014 by hosting meetings with dignitaries from the U.N. Secretary General's Every Woman Every Child effort and top global creative leaders this week at the 2013 Cannes Lions Creative Festival. The goal: to highlight the importance of bringing...

2013-06-17 08:29:59

Innovative technology combined with expertise in implementing life-saving programs will tackle one of the biggest killing diseases of children under five globally PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser (RB) - a global consumer goods leader in health, hygiene and home whose portfolio includes iconic brands such as Clearasil(®), Mucinex(®), Lysol(® )and Woolite(®) - and Save the Children today announce a new global focus to their existing...

2013-06-07 23:01:53

Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance. Suprotik Basu to serve as CEO, David Alport to serve as SVP Communications New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General´s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria and the Chairman of the MDG Health Alliance — today announced two senior staff appointments. Suprotik Basu, who has served as Managing...

2013-06-07 12:24:14

Outcomes from the Behavior Change Evidence Summit WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being distributed by the USAID Press Office: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/DC24677LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130603/DC24677LOGO-b) Global child survival and development partners marked the one-year anniversary of the Child Survival: Call to Action when more than 200 attendees participated in the Behavior Change...


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2011-01-26 14:08:59

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...

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