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2009-10-30 15:16:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today after attending a ceremony at the White House where President Obama signed the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act into law. "Today's signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act by President Obama offers a lifeline of care, treatment, and support to low-income Americans living with this disease. Every year, this legislation guarantees access to lifesaving...

2009-10-26 11:47:00

LONDON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying Alive, MTV Networks International's global HIV and AIDS prevention and awareness campaign, has produced a new TV documentary, Travis McCoy's Unbeaten Track [www.theunbeatentrack.com], which shows first hand how young people are fighting back against the spread of HIV within their communities in South Africa, the Philippines and India. The special will air on MTV's global networks of 64 channels, reaching 632 million households on World AIDS Day...

2009-10-15 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "United We Can Stop HIV and Prevent AIDS. Unidos Podemos Detener el VIH y Prevenir el SIDA." That is the message for the seventh annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day, which our nation observes today, October 15. This day is an opportunity for us to honor the dedicated family members, neighbors, coworkers, spiritual and community leaders, people living with HIV and AIDS, educators, health care workers, and advocates who want to stop the...

2009-10-15 08:00:00

Testimonials Aim to Inspire Hope and Debunk Myths in Response to Latino AIDS Crisis LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Univision Communications Inc. and the Kaiser Family Foundation today unveiled the second phase of "SOY. . ." (I AM. . .), the groundbreaking Spanish-language media campaign featuring the personal stories of a diverse group of Latinos living with HIV and their loved ones. The new campaign materials will debut on the Univision Network, the Telefutura Network...

2009-06-25 11:00:00

GREATER THAN AIDS Promotes Unity, Power of Community Multi-Platform Campaign Incorporates PSAs, Integrated Content and Community Activities MENLO PARK, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leading U.S. media companies announced a new coordinated national campaign to mobilize Black Americans in response to AIDS and promote specific calls-to-action to prevent and reduce the further spread of HIV. Greater Than AIDS - a multi-faceted campaign presented under a common brand that...

2009-03-02 09:00:00

- As HIV/AIDS epidemic expands in the U.S, NAPWA and POZ reinvigorate AIDS activism - WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) and POZ magazine today announced the launch of a new initiative known as The Denver Principles Project. The project aims to encourage a community-wide recommitment to the historic Denver Principles -- a self-empowerment manifesto written in 1983 by a group of people living with HIV/AIDS -- with the ultimate...

2009-02-18 08:05:00

Broadcasters Join Global Response to Stem Spread of HIV and Challenge Stigma MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senior executives of leading media companies from Latin America announced the establishment of the Iniciativa de Medios Latinoamericanos sobre el SIDA (IMLAS) -- the first Latin American Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS. This announcement follows a meeting last month held in conjunction with the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE)...

2008-12-04 15:18:00

Electronic AIDS Quilt Unites Leaders of Virginia, Maryland and D.C. AIDS Offices WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nationally, Washington, D.C. ranks first in AIDS cases. Of people living with AIDS in D.C., 82 percent are African American. In an effort to increase awareness of this crisis in D.C. and the South, today's Living Quilt roundtable at the George Washington University brought together the leaders of the Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia AIDS offices to...

2008-12-01 15:42:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean today issued the following statement commemorating World AIDS Day on its 20th Anniversary: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080519/DNCLOGO) "It's been 20 years since the first World AIDS Day, and while we have made strides, much work remains to be done to tackle this epidemic with both a national and global strategy. We must focus not only on preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS, but...

2008-12-01 14:14:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, more than 740 children will die of AIDS. In fact, nearly 7,000 people die each day due to HIV/AIDS. December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day of awareness and outreach to help people worldwide understand the impact of HIV/AIDS. A central theme for World AIDS Day 2008 is You Can Make a Difference and the focus is two-fold, that of bringing people together to talk about HIV as well as helping dispel the myths and misconceptions about HIV....


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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