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HIV/Aids mortality rate rising by 11pc annually in Pakistan: report

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“Working closely with our WHO office, Pakistan has prioritised tackling tuberculosis and malaria, and I think we are seeing what happens when you invest in improving the prompt diagnosis and treatment of these deadly diseases. 159 more words


Photo Message: Play But Stay Safe

Don’t ever assume the HIV status of your partner from what he chooses to do during sex. You can be a slut, guys, but always endeavour to stay safe.


The World Health Organization Is Perpetuating Gay Stereotypes

By Patrick McAleenan, originally published on The Telegraph

The World Health Organisation has recommended that all gay men take antiretroviral drugs to stop the spread of HIV, but surely education – not more drugs – is the answer. 795 more words

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HIV-killing condom to make market debut

Outreach programs regarding HIV information are once again picking up, as data indicates HIV rates have remained relatively unchanged for a number of years. Fearful the public has lost the sense of urgency related to this illness, health officials have started promoting the latest and greatest medications and precautions. 361 more words


HIV pill shows more promise against infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. 481 more words


20 Key Tweets from the #AIDS2014 Conference

Through July 25, the 2014 International AIDS Conference (IAC) conference is taking place in Melbourne, Australia. With over 14,000 delegates, including experts, religious leaders, scientists, writers, and staunch HIV/AIDS advocates in attendance, the #AIDS2014 conference in the yearly gathering of the minds who stand on the global forefront of the HIV/AIDS conversation. 601 more words


How we are overlooking the teen HIV issue

Teenagers account for up to 39 percent of new HIV cases annually in some parts of the country like San Fransisco, and according to the Department of Health and Human Services, undiagnosed HIV cases are thought to be highest among this age group. 561 more words