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Three Ways Nelson Mandela Fought AIDS: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague Img

Three Ways Nelson Mandela Fought AIDS: A Blog Entry by Candace Y.A. Montague

"Did you know that Nelson Mandela was, at first, very quiet about AIDS? Yes, Nelson Mandela. The same man who spent 27 years in prison fighting for justice for the oppressed. "

Nelson Mandela: _Great_ Is Too Small a Word -- A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

Nelson Mandela: Great Is Too Small a Word

While most modern leaders base their careers on the Machiavellian quote that "It is better to be feared than loved," a handful of people throughout history prove by their lives and work that that doesn't necessarily have to be true. Gandhi, Martin Lu...

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Opinion Pieces Address U.K.'s Global Fund Pledge, Organization's Work Against AIDS, TB, Malaria

On Monday, the U.K. announced it would donate £1 billion ($1.6 billion) over the next three years to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. However, disbursement of the funds is dependent upon other donors dedicating enough funding ...

"Undetectable": Safe or Not? A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

"Undetectable": Safe or Not? A Blog Entry by Dave R.

"Positive people, on effective treatment, with an undetectable viral load and healthy immune system, still don't know if they can or can't pass on the virus to their partners."

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Lesotho Ministry of Health Launch Mobile Health Clinics

"Last month, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) teamed up with the Lesotho Ministry of Health (MOH) to launch two mobile health care clinics that will provide HIV/AIDS and other health care services to residents in Lesotho's rural...

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Actress Charlize Theron, South African President Jacob Zuma Discuss AIDS Response

"Actress Charlize Theron has pledged her support in the campaign against AIDS during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma," the Associated Press reports, noting, "Theron, an ambassador for the United Nations program on AIDS, met Zuma in ...

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HIV Peer Support Programs Across Canada

After an HIV diagnosis, the words of someone who has been there, done that are often the ones that help the most. It is with this in mind that we highlight peer-to-peer programs across the country.

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United Kingdom: HIV Sufferers to Tell Pupils Their Stories

Students in Renfrewshire, Scotland, soon will attend special classes in their schools that will include four videos produced by the Always Hear campaign, launched by Waverly Care and financed by the government. The AIDS charity hopes to give students...

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President Obama Arrives in Africa to Kick Off Three-Country Visit

"President Barack Obama opened a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday, a three-country visit aimed at overcoming disappointment on the continent over the first black U.S. president's lack of personal engagement during his first term," the Associated ...

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AIDS Kills 200 Prisoners in Mozambican Jails in 2012 -- Report

The Mozambique, Africa, state-run daily newspaper "Noticias" reported on June 19 that approximately 208 inmates died of AIDS while incarcerated in the country's jails, based on information from Samo Goncalves, director of penal control in the Ministr...