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South Africa

Opinion: PEPFAR, South African Partnership Laying Foundation for Healthier Future

Huffington Post: The Power of Partnership: Extraordinary Progress, Lessons Learned and Great Hope for the Future in South Africa Deborah von Zinkernagel, acting global AIDS coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

"... Our health part...

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countries where HIV+ people can work

markkkkkyNew UserReged: 11/05/12Posts: 7countries where HIV+ people can work      #268836 - 11/06/12 02:56 PM Hi.I just want to know if there are other countries where HIV+ people can work and be able to grant a work permit? I k...

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Personal Stories

Art, AIDS Activism and Being an Ally: An Interview with Jessica MacCormack

As an artist with a self described, "interdisciplinary practice engaging with the intersection of institutional violence and the socio-political reality of personal trauma" one could expect Jessica MacCormack art to be a bit precious, too considered,...

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Canada

A Night of Glitter and Light: Farewell to Fashion Cares

"Jeanne Beker! Jeanne Beker! I love you and want a picture with you!," I shouted as I made my way through the crowd like a paparazzo. This photo captures one moment of this year's Fashion Cares that made it an evening to remember.

I went to my first...

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News

Toronto Program Focuses on Pregnant HIV-Positive Women

Jay MacGillivray, a midwife who specializes in working with HIV-positive women, and Dr. Mark Yudin, an obstetrician, have developed the Positive Pregnancy Programme at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The program attends to HIV-positive wom...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

HIV or AIDS can't keep me from getting a green card?

I have 3 years already working in USA (L-1 visa) and i would like to apply for the "Green Card". I am HIV positive (not in meds yet), can I still get a green card? (what are my chances, how feasible/realistic do you think my possibilities are?). Than...

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Canada

HIV and the Law -- in Canada

Canada's Supreme Court has delivered a decision that may affect the state of HIV law in the United States.

On October 5, in R. v. Mabior (2012 SCC 47), the court upheld three convictions of a Manitoba man for having had vaginal sex, with low or unde...

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Haiti

Girls Become the Voice of Sex Education in Haiti

Sexual and reproductive health education is not part of formal education for girls in Haiti, but with the establishment of nurse-led sex education and life skills clubs, girls in rural regions are taking control of their futures. These clubs help you...

Taiwan Health Agency Warns of Growing Cost of HIV Therapy Img
Taiwan

Taiwan Health Agency Warns of Growing Cost of HIV Therapy

Taiwanese health officials warn that the cost of free HIV treatment is putting pressure on the nation's health budget. One official noted that the increase in spending on HIV has limited the funding available for other programs, such as tuberculosis ...

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Canada

Fast Facts About Youth and HIV in Canada

3: The number of particularly vulnerable youth populations: street-involved youth, youth who inject drugs and young men who have sex with men.1

24: The percentage of reported cases of HIV in Canada that were among youth in 2009.1

22: The percentage...