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The Day I Stayed with 20 HIV/Aids Patients

I love volunteering. I love seeking out new opportunities to help people. So when my sister, Fareha Nizam (from Pakistan) and friends, Azrina (from Fiji) and Jannah (from Malaysia) told me about the event they are organizing, I was thrilled. 272 more words

Hundreds of Wisconsin VA dental patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

Nearly 600 patients who received dental care at a Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and C and now face an anxious wait to find out if they were infected. 355 more words


Singapore AIDS Conference 2016

Attending the 10th edition of the biennial Singapore AIDS Conference at the NUHS Tower Block. A remarkable achievement – both the conference itself, as well as the progress made in Singapore over 31 years (our… 39 more words

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World AIDS Day

It slipped my mind that World AIDS Day had come again. Though I’m a day behind, it’s never a bad time to discuss it.

My early college days had me at Fordham University, a Jesuit institution that encouraged its students to be involved in social justice reform. 440 more words

A Litany For Longtime AIDS Survivors

Written after meeting Erin Allday, Kevin, and Mick of Last Men Standing an article and film about long time suriviors of AIDS. 

One: For being unable to grieve… 282 more words

Raising my HIV family

When one Romanian doctor became ‘father’ to 16 HIV-positive orphans in 1999, many thought there was no hope for them – or for the thousands of other children infected.

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Articolele Mele

Are Staggering HIV Infection Rates Among Black Gay Men A Result Of Implicit Bias?

In the U.S., approximately 1.2 million people are currently living with HIV.

Great strides have been made in the prevention and treatment of the virus. 430 more words

Roland Martin