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Latest World AIDS Day Stories

2011-11-29 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIDS Memorial Park (http://www.AIDSMemorialPark.org), a coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to the recognition and preservation of the ongoing history of the AIDS crisis, today issued a Call for Entries for their design competition. The goal of the competition is to produce a design for a park, memorial and learning center in honor of New York City's 100,000+ men, women and children who have died from AIDS, and to...

2011-11-18 14:32:00

2011 is the 30th year of AIDS in the United States and World AIDS Day is commemorated December 1, 2011, just 5 days before Ryan White would have celebrated his 40th birthday. DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fillmore Theater in Detroit will serve as World AIDS Day Detroit headquarters on Thursday, December 1, 2011. With unprecedented collaboration among metropolitan Detroit community based organizations, institutions, business and government leaders, World AIDS...

2011-09-20 12:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), the organization which was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to drive corporate profits into the fight against AIDS and has so far delivered over $175 million for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, today announced the appointment of respected media executive Deborah Dugan as CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71762-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71762LOGO-b )...

2011-08-15 19:01:00

GENEVA and MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding disbursements from donor governments for the AIDS response in low- and middle-income countries fell in 2010, dropping 10% from the previous year's level, according to an annual funding analysis conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), available at http://www.kff.org/hivaids/7347.cfm. The study found that donor governments disbursed US$ 6.9 billion in...

2011-03-24 08:00:00

MIAMI, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow at American Airlines Arena, the Miami Heat join the Miami-Dade County Health Department and Test Miami to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special MIAMI>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS, a national movement to respond to AIDS in America. "We're happy to help Greater Than AIDS reignite the discussion about the...

2011-03-08 11:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow at the AT&T Center, the San Antonio Spurs join with Mayor Julian Castro, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, the Bexar County Department of Community Resources, and HIV210.org to get out information about HIV/AIDS and reduce stigma surrounding the disease. The special SAN ANTONIO>AIDS game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater Than AIDS, a national movement to...

2010-12-31 00:01:00

In recognition of World AIDS Day, fifth grade students at St. James' Episcopal School raised awareness and more than $2,000 in support of organizations serving those affected by AIDS. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 29, 2010 In recognition of World AIDS Day, fifth grade students at St. James' Episcopal School raised awareness and more than $2,000 in support of organizations serving those affected by AIDS. St. James' students learned about HIV and AIDS during the school's Global...

2010-12-02 07:44:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Five Hundred hairdressers from across the country took to the streets of New York City on December 1st -- World AIDS Day 2010 -- to launch 'Hairdressers Against AIDS' in the United States. Hairdressers Against AIDS is a global advocacy program that aims to empower the entire industry of hairdressers and salon professionals to use their unique relationship with their clients to become a resource to interact, educate and help prevent the spread of HIV....

2010-12-02 00:00:43

Most HIV/AIDS researched is aimed at developing ways to contain or cure the disease, however psychological scientists play a strong role in a variety of other AIDS research areas. A recent study in Psychological Science found that just teaching people the facts about how to protect themselves from HIV may not be enough to prevent the spread of AIDS. Read more about the role of psychological science in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Washington, DC (Vocus) December 1, 2010 World AIDS Day is held...

2010-12-02 00:00:43

So what can one person do to help? The purpose of this series of articles and accompanying videos is to introduce individuals and grass roots movements that have made a significant difference. Our hope is that their stories will be inspirational. (Vocus) December 1, 2010 On World AIDS Day 2010 Support and Celebrate Groups who have made a Difference. Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day, a day for all of us to commit to help the fight against this devastating disease in any way we...