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STDs at an all-time high in the U.S.

From CBSnews.com

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States continue to rise, and total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have reached the highest ever, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 444 more words

In The News

NIH awards $7.9 million to test mobile HIV prevention app for young gay and bi men

From the Rainbow Times

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $7.9 million grant to the Columbia University School of Nursing to test an HIV prevention mobile app specifically developed for high-risk young men. 184 more words

In The News

Latinxs: Take Action to Stop HIV

By Karen Nieves-Lugo, PhD, MPH (Postdoctoral Fellow at George Washington University)

October 15th is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day, and this year’s theme is “We’ll Defeat AIDS con Ganas!” But why is it important to talk about acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the Latino community? 1,246 more words

Culture, Ethnicity And Race

Why the HIV battle continues for gay men

From the Huffington Post

Ace Robinson
Global Health Policy Analyst

September 27th was National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It’s the day that approximately 80 gay and bisexual men will become infected with HIV. 626 more words

Consumer Information

Lorry themed condoms tackle India HIV Transmission & M1 Healthy Hub Roadshow

In India, it is estimated two million lorry drivers regularly use sex workers – but barely 10% of truckers are using condoms. – Story via BBC News… 194 more words

September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

September 27 is National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day of action to focus on what each of us can do to reduce the toll of HIV among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). 134 more words

HIV Care

HIV project reduces infections among positive individuals, using a basic care package and health messaging.

WHILE considerable global attention, is on increasing availability and access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), these efforts are impeded by opportunistic infections that can be prevented through simple healthy practices like consumption of clean water, sleeping under an insecticide treated mosquito net (ITN) and practicing safe sex. 847 more words