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2010-12-01 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day, Jack Mackenroth, from the popular television series "Project Runway," is bringing his national HIV education campaign Living Positive By Design to Philadelphia for the city's largest event honoring the day. On December 1, community members will join together to raise awareness at the Philadelphia World AIDS Day Event, which is hosted by the AIDS Fund, the Sapphire Fund and the Broad Street Ministry. Living Positive By Design...

2010-12-01 02:00:00

LUSAKA, Zambia, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- His Excellency, Mr. Rupiah Banda, President of the Republic of Zambia, has marked World AIDS Day by highlighting the advances made in combating the disease across Zambia. Boosting health provision throughout the country has been a key Government priority as President Banda works to build a stronger and more productive nation. A central part of this has been strengthening AIDS prevention work and the treatment and support of Zambians...

2010-11-30 16:18:00

World AIDS Day to Mark Start of International Effort to Shed Light on How Public Funds Are Used WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International development agencies in nine countries -- Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America-have been asked to explain their criteria for funding HIV and AIDS assistance -- and whether faith-based organizations get special concessions when they apply for public funds to...

2010-11-30 14:00:00

Ticketmaster Will Donate a Portion of Each Ticket Sold in the U.S. on World AIDS Day, December 1st NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On World AIDS Day, December 1, Ticketmaster will donate a portion of every ticket sold in the United States to fight HIV/AIDS. Proceeds will benefit Lifebeat, the music industry's HIV/AIDS prevention charity in America. "We are committed to standing alongside Lifebeat on World AIDS Day and helping educate people about prevention of this...

2010-11-30 11:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV today announced that on-air and online MTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, RateMyProfessors.com, and MTV's Facebook and Twitter profiles will turn red on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in honor of World AIDS Day, encouraging young people to GYT (Get Yourself Tested). As part of this day, MTV and mtvU will air a new documentary, "Me, Myself and HIV" along with special World AIDS Day programming on MTV, MTV Hits and MTV Jams, in addition to...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

New Commitments Respond to AIDS in America, Including: * NBA/WNBA Tips Off Campaign to Mobilize Fans & Fight Stigma * Walgreens Recognizes those Making a Difference; HIV/AIDS Informational Resources to be Distributed in More than 700 Health Centers Nationwide * PSAs Featuring those Living with HIV and Loved Ones Debut on Network TV, Join Growing Roster of Media Commitments * New Partnerships Reach Higher-Risk, Men Who Have Sex With Men * State/Local Health Departments, AIDS...

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2010-11-30 10:23:27

Media coverage on HIV/AIDS has fallen by more than 70% in developed countries over the last 20 years, according to an international team of researchers. While in the early 1990s, an average of 1.5 articles linked to HIV/AIDS could be found in every issue of the main broadsheet newspapers, levels of coverage have dropped to below 0.5 articles per newspaper issue since 2008. Coverage in French and US-based newspapers has decreased particularly dramatically during this period. The findings are...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Five hundred hairdressers from across the country will take to the streets of New York City on December 1(st) -- 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 and communities to become a resource to interact, educate and help...

2010-11-30 06:45:00

FLUSHING, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-six sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt - the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 92,000 individuals lost to AIDS - will be on view on Dec 1st, 2010 at the Queens College Student Union in Flushing, New York. This free Quilt display is being presented as part of World AIDS Day - December 1, 2010 - and will be hosted by Queens College Student Association. Visitors may attend the...

2010-11-29 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 iconic landmarks across 13 countries will join (RED) to promote awareness of the ongoing fight against the AIDS pandemic, by turning red to mark World AIDS Day on 1st December. The campaign will launch in Sydney where Wendy McCarthy, Chair of Pacific Friends of the Global Fund will light the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge on November 30th with the Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard, the Premier of New South Wales...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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