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Bangladesh

Sex Workers Help Bangladesh Fight HIV

This article was reported by Asia Time.

The Asia Times reported that Bangladesh sex workers help keep the country's HIV rate one of the lowest in the world. Bangladesh was one of the first developing countries to make HIV intervention a priority, st...

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Malawi to Launch HIV-Positive Youths' Association

This article was reported by Nyasa Times.

Nyasa Times reported that Malawi will team with private organizations to officially launch the National Association of Young People Living with HIV (YPLHIV) on May 2, with the theme "Making the Three Zeros W...

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Philippines

Philippine Department of Health Warns Puerto Galera Tourists on HIV Spread

This article was reported by Solar News.

Solar News reported that the Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) issued an alert on April 24 to tourists visiting the town of Puerto Galera to abstain from having unprotected sex with individuals there, a...

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Illinois: Health Department Offers HIV Testing

This article was reported by Northwest Herald.

The Northwest Herald reported that Illinois's McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is offering free and confidential rapid HIV testing by appointment for individuals at high risk for infection in ...

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Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results in Malawi

This article was reported by Impatient Optimists.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists reported that because Malawi has no nationally organized method of delivering laboratory samples, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundat...

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Canada

Canada: People With HIV Encourage Others to Take Their Medication

This article was reported by CBC News Edmonton.

CBC News Edmonton reported that a new video produced by Megan Lefebvre, a PhD candidate with the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, features positive stories of f...

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Brazil

Brazil Soccer Star Kicks Off HIV Prevention Drive Ahead of World Cup

This article was reported by GlobalPost.

GlobalPost reported that the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announced on April 16 that, in buildup for the World Cup, it had named Brazilian football star David Luiz as its "International...

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Florida: HIV-Positive Player Kicked Off Kissimmee Rec Basketball Team

This article was reported by the Orlando Sentinel.

The Orlando Sentinel reported that a 21-year-old man was removed from a Kissimmee Parks and Recreation basketball game because he was HIV-positive. The young man had been playing with Florida Dream ...

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Viral Hepatitis More Deadly Than HIV in Europe

This article was reported by Science Codex.

Science Codex reported that according to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010), viral hepatitis has a mortality rate 10 times that of HIV/AIDS among European Union (EU) countries. Viral hepati...

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Israel

Israel: Tuberculosis/HIV Treatment Given to Patients at State Expense

This article was reported by Jerusalem Post.

The Jerusalem Post reported that Israel's Health Ministry announced that any individual living in the country, regardless of citizenship, that has HIV, AIDS, or TB would receive free treatment to help all...