Heightened HIV risk for people with disabilities

Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk – a gap that must be filled if the disabled are not to remain disproportionately vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, say health experts and activists. 914 more words

Disability Aid Abroad

EASTPAK and John Paul Gaultier Set Out To Bring HIV/Aids Awareness

Eastpak meets John Paul Gaultier in a collaboration that we can all get excited about, not to mention the video features a beau-some male model. For the purpose of HIV/Aids awareness… 49 more words


Student Review: Ana's Story, by Jenna Bush (reviewed by Sky M.)

Ana’s Story by Jenna Bush

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Imagine being born with HIV/AIDS in a community that is not at all accepting. Imagine never feeling loved and like a burden to everyone around you. 210 more words

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Vital Signs: HIV Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment Among Persons Living with HIV — United States, 2011

Vital Signs: HIV Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment Among Persons Living with HIV — United States, 2011
Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC)

Infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), if untreated, leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and premature death.

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Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

HIV/AIDS Does Not Kill People, Society Does

A very strong, beautiful and humble lady has recently tested positive to HIV, she disclosed her status to her family, coincidently her father passed on shortly after that, and then the family blamed the father’s death on her “disturbing news”, she is currently being rejected, judged and called names such as “cold-blooded murder” by her own family. 564 more words



We met, talked, partied, we exchanged numbers, kept contact, became close, and pride stepped in, and we ceased talking until today 12th March 2012. We saw, and it was like we had never stopped conversing. 1,218 more words

Province now running Ottawa AIDS hotline

Toronto has taken over Ottawa’s AIDS hotline.

Toronto Public Health is now running a province-wide free and anonymous phone service for conselling services and information on sex-related topics like HIV/AIDS, safe sex and birth control. 39 more words