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2009-01-15 10:37:00

A Belgian doctor who once was critical of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has joined the foundation as a top health adviser, the Seattle charity said. Dr.

2006-08-14 14:20:44

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent TORONTO (Reuters) - Researchers, activists and major funders have agreed to a shift in the fight against AIDS to focus on prevention and especially helping women protect themselves.

2006-06-14 14:35:00

By Mabvuto Banda BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Africans' increasing openness about HIV/AIDS is helping to turn the tide against the epidemic although tens of thousands still die needlessly, the top U.N. AIDS official said on Wednesday. Dr.

2006-06-02 07:31:02

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The president of the United Nations General Assembly sought on Thursday to break the deadlock over a U.N.

2006-06-02 07:30:00

The president of the United Nations General Assembly sought on Thursday to break the deadlock over a U.N. declaration on AIDS, with Islamic countries objecting to empowerment for girls and the United States and others resisting defining financial targets.

2006-06-01 20:24:16

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The president of the United Nations General Assembly sought on Thursday to break the deadlock over a U.N.

2006-06-01 20:00:48

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The president of the United Nations General Assembly sought on Thursday to break the deadlock over a U.N.

2006-05-23 06:56:57

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - A quarter of a century after the first cases were identified, public health experts are starting to see declines in HIV/AIDS infections and momentum building in the battle against the epidemic.

2006-05-23 09:31:01

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - A quarter of a century after the first cases were identified, public health experts are starting to see declines in HIV infections and momentum building in the battle against the epidemic. But Dr.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.