Although Maria Mejia kept her HIV diagnosis a secret from almost everyone for nearly 20 years, she has since become a tireless advocate for people living with HIV.
Positive Women's Network - USA Launches #PWNCares, an Interactive New Multimedia Series Connecting Women With HIV and Addressing Their Biggest Challenges
The new initiative, featuring a series of short videos in which real women living with HIV address important topics, followed by virtual coffee table chats offering real-time conversation and Q&A, launches Oct. 23.
The national health care provider and advocacy group joins a community of international health experts in confirming what a groundswell of scientific evidence has shown: When a person's viral load is undetectable, HIV is untransmittable.
Brooke Davidoff shares this deeply personal, graphically descriptive summary of her recent miscarriage.
"Some wouldn't want to be in this place right now and have this disease but not me, because it's my starting point in life," Shelia Crockett writes.
Exploring the Possible Dangers of HIV and Zika Coinfection Among Pregnant Women and Newborn Children
In response to the Zika epidemic, the National Institutes for Health (NIH) has launched a study to shed light on how coinfection with HIV and Zika impact maternal and fetal health.
Prudence Mabele, a veteran, pioneer and guiding light in activism for people living with HIV across the globe, passed away on July 10 in her native South Africa.
'Kill the Bill, Don't Kill Us!': On Capitol Hill and at Home, PWN Members and Allies Take Action to Stop Trumpcare
PWN-USA members as well as a number of allies joined over 100 other constituents from 21 states in descending on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., with a very clear, explicit message for their members of Congress.
The medical community may have dramatically underestimated the power of the vaginal microbiome -- a biological factor that could make or break the effectiveness of PrEP and vaccine research efforts.