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2008-12-01 14:03:00

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and Cookie Johnson Public Service Announcement (PSA) focuses on HIV/AIDS and African Americans ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec.

2008-12-03 13:27:47

Addressing the discrimination against HIV-positive teachers in Africa is a key aim of a new documentary and accompanying book being launched in Senegal today by the Partnership for Child Development based at Imperial College London.An estimated 122,000 teachers in sub-Saharan Africa are living with HIV, most of whom have not sought testing and do not know their status. Stigma inhibits teachers from being tested for HIV and many of those who know their status fear the discrimination they might...

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2008-12-01 10:29:48

As World AIDS Day is observed Monday, several experts are increasingly more blunt in complaining that AIDS is eating up funding at the cost of more immediate health concerns.

2008-11-12 09:00:45

As part of an ambitious global effort to test one million people for HIV in observance of the One Million Tests World AIDS Day 2008 campaign, AHF/Cambodia CARES launched its inaugural testing effort during the annual Water Festival, the largest festival in the Cambodian calendar which marks the end of the rainy season.

2006-12-01 15:00:58

To: National Desk, Health Reporter Contact: Hillary Maxwell, 202-572-6205, for National Minority Health Month Foundation WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /U.S.

2006-08-18 01:53:13

DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi community group working to educate sex workers in the country shared an international award for its contribution toward prevention of HIV/AIDS.

2006-05-15 07:08:12

GENEVA (Reuters) - Naomi Watts, the Oscar-nominated actress who starred in King Kong and Mulholland Drive, was named on Monday as a special United Nations envoy on HIV/AIDS.

2006-02-09 11:15:00

Children affected by HIV/AIDS are being neglected and not receiving the care and support they need, UN health experts said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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