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U.S. Military Helping African Militaries Confront HIV/AIDS Epidemic

"U.S. Africa Command \[Africom\] is making headway in helping militaries across Africa confront the HIV/AIDS epidemic through a program focused on prevention, care and treatment, a senior command official reported \[Wednesday\]," the American Forces ...

UNAIDS Reports Overall Progress Against HIV/AIDS, but Says Some Regions Falling Behind

UNAIDS on Tuesday "reported accelerated progress in combating HIV/AIDS in much of the world, with significant decreases in new infections and deaths, but worrying signs persist that some regions and countries are falling behind in the global battle,"...

The Grinch Who Stole World AIDS Day: A Blog Entry by Ibrahim Img

The Grinch Who Stole World AIDS Day: A Blog Entry by Ibrahim

"This year, I will be asking you to boycott the celebration of World AIDS Day. Let me break the news to you: We lost this battle a long time ago."

PEPFAR

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval Latest PEPFAR Program Results Latest PEPFAR Goals and Funding The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is America's commitment to fighting the global HIV/AIDS, t...

Increasing Access to HIV Drugs and Other Essential Medicines in Middle-Income Nations and for Key Populations Globally

Amsterdam, Cape Town, Oakland -- Today a number of global HIV networks released a joint policy brief entitled Access Challenges for HIV Treatment Among People Living with HIV and Key Populations in the Middle-Income Countries. The policy brief articu...

Caribbean Reduces Rate of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission; Officials Express Concern Over Possible Funding Reductions

"\T\]he Caribbean is on the verge of becoming the first region in the world to eliminate" mother-to-child HIV transmission by 2015, the [Christian Science Monitor reports, noting that "thanks to an influx of foreign funding, \[the region\] has led th...

U.S. Census Bureau Updates World HIV/AIDS Database

"The U.S. Census Bureau announced \this week\] that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries, including China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon," the [Los Angeles Times reports. "The U.S. Census Bur...

Arabian Erotica on Twitter: A Blog Entry by Ibrahim Img

Arabian Erotica on Twitter: A Blog Entry by Ibrahim

"The number of Twitter users who engage in this form of aunt-dog [BDSM] relationship is relatively high among Arab Twitter users in the Middle East, which could mark a phenomenon."

News

Report From Center for Strategic & International Studies Examines U.S. Global Health Efforts

A new report (.pdf) by J. Stephen Morrison, a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, "highlights achievements of U.S. global health programs over the past...

Sexual Health Awareness: Bahamas' Red Cross and World Learning Teaming to Get the Message to Eleuthera

A USAID mechanism, the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Grants Solicitation and Management (CGSM) Program, has funded a partnership of the Bahamas Red Cross and the nonprofit organization World Learning for outreach to Bahamian residents who were most likely to tr...