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HIV and Aids: Voices from the frontline – interactive

Ten years since the landmark UN general assembly special session on HIV and Aids, which outlined the UN’s commitment to combat the virus, the UN general assembly meets this week in New York to review progress and chart the future … Continue reading

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25 Years of AIDS Awareness Posters

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HIV-AIDS: Bloodline by Kristen Ashburn

BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family is Kristen Ashburn’s intimate look at the harsh reality of the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Her images remind us how tenuous our connection is to each other. In doing so, they show that what matters most … Continue reading

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Global Fight Against AIDS Falters as Pledges Fail to Reach Goal of $13 Billion

In another signal that the global battle against AIDS is falling apart for lack of money, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria failed on Tuesday to reach even its lowest “austerity level” fund-raising target of $13 billion — … Continue reading

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Africa leads fall in HIV infections

Sub-Saharan African nations whose populations have been hardest hit by Aids have made significant strides in tackling HIV, the incurable viral infection that causes Aids, according to a United Nations report. New infections have fallen by 25 per cent in some of … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2010 – Universal Access

Millions of people across the world are vulnerable to HIV infection through lack of effective prevention and millions of people living with HIV do not have access to treatment and care. Watch our video explaining why universal access to HIV … Continue reading

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Aids fears for Haiti’s displaced

It has been 100 days since a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and leaving 1.5 million others homeless. With millions of people unemployed and living on the streets, there has been a rise in … Continue reading

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Economy Hurts Government Aid for H.I.V. Drugs

The weak economy is crippling the government program that provides life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs to people with H.I.V. or AIDS who cannot afford them. Nearly 1,800 have been relegated to rapidly expanding waiting lists that less than three years ago had … Continue reading

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Bike messengers deliver condoms as part of Swiss health campaign

As part of a campaign to fight AIDS, Swiss health officials are offering a new twist on safe sex: condoms delivered to your door. Switzerland’s Federal Office of Public Health began a new program Thursday giving people in Geneva, Bern and … Continue reading

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Seth Berkley: HIV and flu — the vaccine strategy

Seth Berkley explains how smart advances in vaccine design, production and distribution are bringing us closer than ever to eliminating a host of global threats — from AIDS to malaria to flu pandemics.

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