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Texas: Resource Center Receives Grant From Elton John Foundation

This article was reported by Dallas Voice.

The Dallas Voice reported that the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) awarded $38,000 to the Dallas nonprofit Resource Center to expand its Valor Latino program. Valor Latino offered comprehensive HIV preven...

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Southern U.S.

Richmond, Va., HIV Rate Among Highest in Nation

This article was reported by NBC12 (Richmond).

NBC12 reported new statistics released by the Virginia Department of Health demonstrate that, with 2,300 HIV-positive individuals living in Richmond, the city has one of the highest rates of the disease...

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Incarcerated People

California: Bill Calls for Condoms in Prisons

This article was reported by Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco).

The Bay Area Reporter stated that the California State Legislature was considering Assembly Bill 966 (AB 966), which would require the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit...

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Pennsylvania: Dental Students Expand Outreach Programs for HIV Patients

This article was reported by Penn Current.

Penn Current reported that dental students and faculty have teamed up with Philadelphia FIGHT, the city's largest AIDS advocacy and services organization, to provide much needed dental care to persons with ...

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Ghana

Ghana: Society of Women Against AIDS Promotes Use of Female Condoms

This article was reported by GhanaWeb.

GhanaWeb reported that Ghana's Society of Women Against AIDS (SWAA), together with the Ghana AIDS Commission and the Ghana Health Service, have begun a year-long campaign to promote the use of female condoms. A...

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Canada: HIV North Launches New Social Media Campaign

This article was reported by the Daily Herald-Tribune (Grande Prairie, Alberta).

The Daily Herald-Tribune reported on the recent launch of a new social media sex education campaign directed at individuals located at work sites in the province of Alb...

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Incarcerated People

HIV Rates Higher Around Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prisons

This article was reported by Huntsville Item.

The Huntsville Item reported that a spatial analysis of HIV rates found that locations with Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) prison facilities had higher HIV rates than areas without prisons. ...

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New York: Fortune Society Given Grants to Expand Services for Formerly Incarcerated People Living With HIV

This article was reported by the Queens Chronicle.

The Queens Chronicle reported that the Long Island City, N.Y.-based Fortune Society would use new grants from the Mac AIDS Fund and the Elton John AIDS Foundation to expand Fortune's supportive hous...

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Philippines

384 New HIV/AIDS Cases in November Brings 2013 Tally to Almost 5,000: Philippine Department of Health

This article was reported by InterAksyon.

InterAksyon recently reported that the Philippine Department of Health's HIV and AIDS Registry released November 2013's new HIV case count, which was 35 percent higher than November 2012's number and also br...

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Hobson City, Ala., Clinic Awarded Grant for Social Media HIV Prevention Program

This article was reported by Anniston Star.

The Anniston Star reported that the Health Services Center (HSC) -- a nonprofit organization that provided HIV testing, medical care, mental health care, case management, substance abuse treatment, and hou...