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  • AIDS
  • July 16, 2012 Young Americans who came of age in a world with AIDS say worrying about HIV in 2012 isn't much different from worrying about other sexually transmitted diseases. (npr.org)
  • Here's a look at the origins and global response to HIV and AIDS. (cnn.com)
  • HIV/AIDS is spread through sexual contact with an infected person, sharing needles with an infected person, through transfusions of infected blood or through an infected mother. (cnn.com)
  • HIV-1 and HIV-2 can both cause AIDS. (cnn.com)
  • In 1987, Azidothymidine (AZT) became the first FDA-approved drug used to attempt to treat HIV/AIDS. (cnn.com)
  • 36.9 million - Average number of people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2017. (cnn.com)
  • 1983 - French and American researchers determine that AIDS is caused by HIV. (cnn.com)
  • January 29, 2003 - In his State of the Union speech, US President George W. Bush promises to dramatically increase funding to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa . (cnn.com)
  • May 27, 2003 - Bush signs H.R. 1298, the US Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003, also known as PEPFAR (US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief), that provides $15 billion over the next five years to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria abroad, particularly in Africa. (cnn.com)
  • July 30, 2008 - H.R. 5501, The Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008, becomes law and authorizes up to $48 billion to combat global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. (cnn.com)
  • October 2011 - In his book, "The Origins of AIDS," Dr. Jacques Pepin traces the emergence and subsequent development of HIV/AIDS to suggest that initial AIDS outbreaks began earlier than previously believed. (cnn.com)
  • The CHAMP program is the successor HIV/AIDS initiative to the HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (HAPP), financed by the President's Emergency. (care.org)
  • This project was designed to help lessen the impact of HIV/AIDS on orphans and vulnerable children throughout Zambia. (care.org)
  • CARE's HIV & AIDS programming and policy advocacy has highlighted the centrality of women's empowerment. (care.org)
  • The XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City sheds a global spotlight on the progress in combating HIV and AIDS. (care.org)
  • To effectively deal with HIV/AIDS in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities across the country, it is important to reach out to increase knowledge about and decrease stigma associated with this disease. (ihs.gov)
  • The IHS National HIV/AIDS Program provides these online modules to teach about HIV/AIDS in American Indian/Alaska Natives and extend the reach of our message. (ihs.gov)
  • The HIV/AIDS Online Training Modules are a collaboration between the National HIV/AIDS Program, community members and Traditionalists (Native healers) from across the U.S. Though contributors represent many Tribes, they present a consistent message about HIV, HIV prevention, HIV testing, and stigma reduction. (ihs.gov)
  • The modules are aimed at increasing the awareness, knowledge, and skills of providers, AI/AN people living with HIV/AIDS, and community members interested in learning about this disease. (ihs.gov)
  • One section is intended for providers who work with AI/AN with HIV/AIDS and AI/AN persons at risk for HIV infection and designed to provide practical knowledge and skills that can assist providers in patient care. (ihs.gov)
  • This program supports the training of physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dentists, clinical pharmacists, Indigenous healers, spiritual healers and other health care providers in the treatment and management of HIV/AIDS. (ihs.gov)
  • Why is that gays and lesbians are more likely to get HIV and AIDS than heterosexuals? (thebody.com)
  • Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Monday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's four-drug combination pill to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. (reuters.com)
  • 2018
  • HIV 2018 HIV Rates Still Rising in Eastern Europe and Central Asia HIV rates are dropping all over the world, but Eastern Europe and Central Asia are being left behind. (medscape.com)
  • We launched the first campaign in March 2018 on the new language of HIV status in an era of PrEP and U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable). (avert.org)
  • Further campaigns on regular HIV testing, and condoms and sex were launched in July and December 2018. (avert.org)
  • epidemic
  • June 20, 2016 A generation that survived life-threatening bleeds, the HIV epidemic and hepatitis C now nears retirement with an illness that can mostly be safely managed at home - for about $250,000 a year. (npr.org)
  • pill
  • Through continued research and drug development, treatment for those infected with HIV has evolved from multi-pill regimens to single-pill regimens," Edward Cox, director of the Office of Antimicrobial Products at the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement. (reuters.com)
  • clinical
  • April 26, 2013 An oversight committee halted a big clinical study of an experimental HIV vaccine after a peek at preliminary results showed there was no way the study would be able show the vaccine works. (npr.org)
  • status
  • You should inform your dentist about your HIV status in order to allow him/her to figure that factor into how to approach your bleeding gums. (thebody.com)
  • help
  • So if you're on holiday and run out of an HIV drug, the NHS will help out, gratis. (npr.org)
  • rates
  • But their condom use is also dropping, leading some to worry that HIV rates within the black community may not go down. (npr.org)
  • different
  • Dr. Dorry Segev (right), of Johns Hopkins Medicine, led the team of doctors that transplanted an HIV-positive liver and kidney into two different HIV-positive patients this month. (npr.org)
  • drug
  • Yee said he expects Gilead to aggressively market Stribild and deemphasize its Atripla and Complera combination therapies as Atripla contains a Bristol-Myers Squibb Co HIV drug and Complera contains a Johnson & Johnson drug. (reuters.com)
  • ways
  • Whatever you might have heard, there are only four ways you can get HIV. (avert.org)
  • month
  • March 31, 2016 The organ donor and both recipients in the procedure this month were all HIV-positive - a first in the U.S. Using HIV-positive organs for some patients could enable a thousand more transplants a year. (npr.org)
  • center
  • Women in Bangalore, India, make red ribbons at an HIV support center in November 2012. (npr.org)