HIV/AIDS

Pageant winners champion LGBT rights

A Bali-based NGO is advocating for the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community through creative channels and methods.

LGBTQ

HIV/AIDS in Adolescents - Needs, Opportunities and Challenges

<b>HIV/AIDS in Adolescents – Needs, Opportunities and Challenges</b><p><i>An LSHTM event in association with the Handa Foundation and Sentebale</i><p>Adolescents and …

Public Health

New ARV drugs, early diagnosis key to beating AIDS epidemic: UNAIDS

Developing new front-line antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and using technology for early diagnosis are among key steps needed to sustain momentum in …

Public Health

Ending Tuberculosis Starts in Moscow (Op-ed)

A meeting of the world’s health ministers in Moscow this week could prove to be a pivotal moment on the road to ending tuberculosis (TB).<p>A curable …

Public Health

amfAR supporters want Kenneth Cole booted over Weinstein ties

Supporters of HIV/AIDS charity amfAR are issuing renewed demands that its chairman, fashion designer Kenneth Cole, step down over a deal he made to …

Harvey Weinstein

RED

December 1st is World AIDS Day<p>(RED)’s Shopathon campaign is back and bigger than ever with inc(RED)dible products and once-in-a-lifetime celebrity experiences. This holiday season, whether you’re shopping for tech, fashion, cosmetics or kitchen goods, your choices can save lives. When you choose a …

Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Nigerians to Get Tools to Do Self-Tests At Home - Minister

HIV self-test kits.<p>Nigerians will soon have more access to HIV self-test kits, which will allow them know their HIV status from the comfort of their …

Public Health

The 3 Most Common Questions About PrEP

<b>What does it mean when people say PrEP is 99 percent effective?</b><br>Recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies show that PrEP reduces the …

Public Health

Duterte's war on drugs exacerbating Philippines HIV/AIDS crisis - The World Today - ABC Radio

Health experts in the Philippines are warning that President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs is contributing to the country's worsening HIV …

How to increase access to cancer treatment in Kenya

Cancer is the third most common cause of death in Kenya, after infectious diseases and heart conditions and accounts for 7% of all deaths in the …

Health Care

Opinion: Doctors need to discuss firearm safety and gun violence with their patients

As a resident in a training program for primary care physicians, I ask my patients all sorts of highly personal questions aimed at understanding …

Colon Cancer

Online Store Runs Out Of Condoms After 10 Lakh Of Them Were Ordered In Just 69 Days

Months after the launch of Free Condom Store in India, a data has revealed that 10 lakh condoms were ordered in just 69 days.<p>The data shows that of …

India

TALES OF COURAGE: My sugar mummy infected me with HIV

In Summary<p>A quiet moment of introspection that evening took him back to an older woman who had employed him at her home the previous year.<br>• The promise …

Kenya

MotoGP: Aprilia renew partnership with charity (RED)

The Aprilia MotoGP team will renew their partnership with HIV/AIDS charity (RED) this weekend at the Valencian Grand Prix and the final round of the …

Malaysian Grand Prix

Health halfway around the world

Imagine living in a three-bedroom, one-bathroom house with 15 other people.<p>What if you had to support your family with a single income from running a …

Australian Universities

The Best Gay Sex Scenes You'll See All Year Are In This New Film About AIDS Activism

In BPM (Beats Per Minute), protagonists dance, have sex, and fight like fully realized people, portraying AIDS as a disease not of the dying, but of those fighting to survive.<p><b>One of the most striking scenes</b> in <i>BPM (Beats Per Minute)</i>, Robin Campillo’s historical fiction film about ACT UP in Paris in …

Entertainment

This is what Trump has done on LGBT rights since being elected president

November 8 2016 saw America vote Donald J. Trump as its 45th president.<p>The news shocked pollsters, pundits and politicians across the world, with …

LGBTQ

Too many academics study the same people

Researchers should recognize communities that feel over-researched and under-rewarded.<p>In southern Beirut, a temporary shelter has become a permanent …

Research

BCM brings early Christmas to Duncan Village residents

Treatments for HIV/Aids and other chronic illnesses require that patients eat a balanced meal before taking medication in order to achieve maximum …

News (South Africa)

Tuberculosis - Síntomas y causas

Descripción general<p>Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially serious infectious disease that mainly affects your lungs. The bacteria that cause tuberculosis …

Medicine

This is Canada’s first HIV pop-up eatery with HIV-positive cooks

To reduce the stigma that people living with HIV/AIDS experience, a team of more than a dozen HIV-positive cooks will open Canada’s first HIV pop-up …

Public Health

How Grandmothers Raised $27 Million To Fight AIDS — And Helped Cut Death Rates In Half

Evelyne Bakenyaga is a grandmother from Uganda. Photo, Alexis MacDonald.<p>In 2006, the annual number of AIDS-related deaths in eastern and southern …

Public Health

Let’s tackle new health threats before they reach us

Thirty years ago, AIDS was a death sentence. Today, this is no longer the case; the scale of global progress against HIV/AIDs is one of the great …

Public Health

Sir Elton John gives heartfelt speech as he accepts Harvard humanitarian award

Sir Elton John has been honoured for his humanitarian work on HIV AIDS.<p>The legendary singer was given the 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award …

LGBTQ

Namibia:Namibia Gets Over U.S. $30 Million War Chest to Fight HIV

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the USA to add N$435 million of funding under the US …

Public Health

Harvard honors Elton John for efforts to fight HIV, AIDS

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Elton John has been honored at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS.<p>The 70-year-old singer was awarded the Harvard Foundation's Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award in a ceremony Monday. Previous winners include former South African Archbishop …

News (U.S.)

Why Goapele and Raheem DeVaughn Want You To Stay Woke About the HIV Epidemic Among Black People

I like to pride myself on knowing what’s going on in the world. Not being a know-it-all but basically, when someone comes to me about something …

Women of Color

People with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico are still struggling weeks after Hurricane Maria hit

Carmen Cruz, the mayor of the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan, said the government is doing everything it can to get medical help to people with …

Puerto Rico

Blockchain and Global Health

Every year, some $455 billion of the world’s health care spending is lost to fraud—an amount that is more than the GDPs of Finland and Sri Lanka …

Ban Ki-moon

The German Doctors adapt shipping containers into cargotecture facilitating their humanitarian aid

A beautiful use of shipping containers is visible in a range of forms across Kenya. Whether stationary as small shops that generate street life or as …