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Working in India While HIV Positive: An Expat's Concerns (Editor's Pick)

Good Day. I've received suggestions to work in India and need to apply employment visa. Could you let me know is it possible to work HIV+ people in India (more than 2 years)? Is non-cost ART treatment available for expatriates? Can expatriates with H...

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Canada

Smoke Signals: Medical Marijuana in Canada

Thousands of people living with HIV in Canada find cannabis critical for managing their illness -- for appetite stimulation, weight gain and relief from nausea, pain, anxiety and depression. Rosa Colavito-Palao, a therapist at Nine Circles Community ...

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Canada

What It Means to Be Undetectable

Bob Leahy of PositiveLite.com sat down with AIDS Vancouver to discuss their new campaign, which discusses the importance of being undetectable.

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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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Canada

Canada: Mobile App a High-Tech Approach to Teaching Safe Sex

This article was reported by CBC News Saskatoon.

CBC News Saskatoon reported that a new smartphone application called Keep It Safe, created by the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute, will launch later this month in an effort to get safe sex messages ...

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South Africa

South Africa Has Highest Number of New HIV Infections Worldwide: Survey

This article was reported by Mail & Guardian.

The Mail & Guardian reported that HIV prevalence among South Africans rose to 12.2 percent in 2012 (6.4 million HIV-infected people), according to the Human Sciences Research Council's (HRSC) National HI...

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South Africa

South Africa: Free State Hit by HIV and Tuberculosis Medicine Shortage

This article was reported by MoneyWeb.

MoneyWeb recently reported that according to South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the HIV and TB medication shortage is mostly affecting the country's province of Free State. Anele Yawa, national cha...

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South Africa

Younger, Childless Individuals and Men More Likely to Drop Out of HIV Treatment in South Africa

News sources report on a study published in PLOS ONE that examines why HIV-positive people in South Africa drop out of treatment.

Counsel & Heal: Young, Male, Childless Most Likely to Quit HIV Treatment

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"Treatment is extremely important for curb...

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Canada

Fast Facts: HIV/AIDS in Canada

Every 3 hours, a person is infected with HIV in Canada.1Half of the 71,300 Canadians living with HIV are men who have sex with men.2Almost 1 in 4 people living with HIV in Canada are women.2Aboriginal people make up 12% of new HIV infections2 in Cana...

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Canada

Canada: New Sexual Health Clinic Targets Youth

This article was reported by Fort McMurray Today.

Fort McMurray Today reported that Wood Buffalo Primary Care Network (WBPCN) will launch a full-spectrum, walk-in Teen Sexual Health Clinic in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on January 27. WBPCN will...