• epidemic
  • Taiwan's epidemic of HIV/AIDS began with the first case reported in December 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taiwan is entering a new and dangerous phase of its HIV-1/AIDS epidemic, which by far accounts for the majority of its total number of HIV infection cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Henry (Hank) M. Tavera (1944-2000) was born January 19, 1944 in East Los Angeles, California and later moved to the Mission District in San Francisco, California in 1979 where he was at the forefront of the AIDS epidemic via his involvement in various HIV/AIDS service organizations as well as AIDS theatre. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a lifetime dedicated to advocacy and activism, Hank Tavera was heavily involved in work surrounding the AIDS epidemic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although nearly 750,000 cases of AIDS have been diagnosed since the US epidemic began two decades ago, most Americans have never been -- and do not want to be -- tested for HIV, according to a new poll published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2002;16:293-299). (thebody.com)
  • Only 30 percent of adults in the United States have ever been tested for HIV after 20 years of [the] HIV epidemic," said study author Dr. Joseph N. Inungu of Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant. (thebody.com)
  • He gained national notoriety with his proposals to stop the emerging AIDS epidemic in the late 1980s, such as banning HIV-positive immigrants. (wikipedia.org)
  • As public concern about the AIDS epidemic grew, sex workers were increasingly blamed for spreading the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the early days of the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. Mitchell developed protocols for health treatment of pregnant women who were HIV positive or at risk for developing AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early days of the AIDS epidemic many programs were tried and Mitchell was often consulted to review solutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The celebrities and politicians who gather biennially for this event are here to reaffirm that far too many have died of AIDS, far too many are continuing to die from AIDS, and we have the knowledge and resources to end this epidemic if we can muster the political will. (hrw.org)
  • The first conference on AIDS was held in 1985, and since 1989 the conferences have had slogans that reveal how we are addressing the epidemic. (hrw.org)
  • 1990 - Ex-President Ronald Reagan apologizes for his neglect of the deadly HIV/AIDS epidemic during his presidency. (aidswork.org)
  • 1994
  • From 1990 to 1994, Gauweiler was Bavarian State Minister for Regional Development and Environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1994, she was commissioned to write a paper for the Institute of Medicine evaluating the disparity of inclusion of minority women in AIDS research. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1989
  • In 1989, Tavera became the artistic director of the National AIDS Theater Festivals. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was called as an expert witness to testify before Congress on children and HIV infection in 1989 and again in 1990 to discuss underrepresentation of minorities and drug abusers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1989, the slogan was "The Scientific and Social Challenge of AIDS. (hrw.org)
  • 1977
  • However, by 1977, health programs had been so successful that US Aid for International Development in the sector was ended, as the country was found "too healthy" to continue being a recipient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the 1977 United Nations mandatory arms embargo prohibited the export of arms to South Africa, Bull's SRC supplied the apartheid regime with gun barrels and 30,000 shells, worth more than $30 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prevention
  • On 17 December 1990 the government promulgated the AIDS Prevention and Control Act (後天免疫缺乏症候群防治條例). (wikipedia.org)
  • On 11 July 2007, the AIDS Prevention and Control Act was renamed the HIV Infection Control and Patient Rights Protection Act (人類免疫缺乏病毒傳染防治及感染 (wikipedia.org)
  • TWAATF was founded in 1985 in an effort to address the distinct ways men of color accessed AIDS prevention and treatment resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first day of the meeting, Wednesday 13 February, was devoted to the question of surrogate markers-various blood tests which might be used to evaluate the efficacy of experimental drugs, in lieu of more traditional measures, such as survival or prevention or amelioration of illness. (duesberg.com)
  • infection
  • The current estimated number of HIV-1/AIDS cases in Taiwan is about 30000, which suggests that the infection rate there could be greater than that in China: 30000 per 23 million (1/767) compared with 650,000 per 1.3 billion (1/2000). (wikipedia.org)
  • What has happened so far is that she has lost 31 pounds since last December -- 15 pounds in the past 2 1/2 months -- and suffers the nausea, fatigue and fear of infection that accompany AIDS. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The problem, he suggests, might be rooted in the narrow focus HIV education initiatives have placed on increasing test demand among young and urban adults, while neglecting older Americans and those in regions with lower infection rates. (thebody.com)
  • Should certain groups of Americans be tested for infection with the AIDS virus? (ebscohost.com)
  • National Minorit
  • Immediately the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, the National Association of Black and White Men Together, and the National Minority AIDS Council issued press releases attacking the validity of the VA study. (duesberg.com)
  • Acquired Immune D
  • A blog from the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS Action) Committee of Massachusetts, is discussed. (ebscohost.com)
  • In 2005 the incidence of typhoid, cholera, malaria, and tuberculosis was higher in Iraq than in comparable countries.In 2006 some 73 percent of cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Iraq originated with blood transfusions and 16 percent from sexual transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1985
  • In 1985, Hank Tavera was hired as a staff member in the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Client Services department. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1985, Dannemeyer advocated barring persons with AIDS from working in the healthcare industry, stating that there was already "a requirement that nurses who are AIDS victims not work in maternity [wards] because a person with AIDS emits a spore that has been known to cause birth defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1985 - The US FDA sanctions an HIV antibody test. (aidswork.org)
  • Coalition on AIDS
  • In the following years, Tavera played crucial roles as an advocate by participating in the Latino Coalition on AIDS, chairing in the Third World AIDS Advisory Task Force, and becoming a voting delegate for LIFE, a Sacramento LGBT and AIDS lobby. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with running Client Services at SFAF, Tavera was a member of the Latino Coalition on AIDS and chaired the Third World AIDS Advisory Task Force. (wikipedia.org)
  • Duane Poe, executive director of San Francisco's Black Coalition on AIDS, said black men with AIDS may have been less willing than white men to participate in studies of experimental AIDS drugs. (thebody.com)
  • 1983
  • During this time, she was appointed in 1983 to serve on the newly formed New York State AIDS Advisory Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • HIV/AIDS patients' medical treatment costs are covered by Taiwan's National Health Insurance (NHI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Black AIDS patients in San Francisco are dying sooner than their white and Latino counterparts, despite the widespread availability of antiviral drugs, according to a new study. (thebody.com)
  • But African-American AIDS patients had a shorter survival time before the drugs arrived, a gap that has narrowed only slightly since then. (thebody.com)
  • According to Department of Health epidemiologists, the most likely explanation is that African-American AIDS patients in the city are less likely -- for unexplained reasons -- to be taking the medications. (thebody.com)
  • When the drugs first became widely available, 45 percent of white San Francisco AIDS patients took them, compared with 37 percent of Latino patients and only 27 percent of black patients. (thebody.com)
  • Poe noted that African-American AIDS patients in the city are more likely to be battling poverty, homelessness and lack of education than white patients. (thebody.com)
  • He suggested that voluntary testing be included as part of the routine primary health care offered to all patients. (thebody.com)
  • Reports on recommendations by federal officials that hospitals in areas with large numbers of AIDS cases routinely offer testing to all patients. (ebscohost.com)
  • To date, the only federally approved 'AIDS' drug is AZT, which many 'AIDS' patients are unable to take, owing to the drug's toxicities. (duesberg.com)
  • made
  • Defendants in rape cases would be tested within 48 hours of an indictment, with the results of the test being made available to everyone involved and available for use in court. (wikipedia.org)
  • To ensure mandatory screening of blood for transfusion, a Zonal Blood Testing Center (ZBTC) which is now known as the Regional Blood Transfusion Centre was established at Pasteur Institute, Shillong in the year 1990 and linkages were made with other licensed Govt. (meghalayasacs.org)
  • The UN economic sanctions against Iraq declared in August 1990 after invasion of Kuwait made it difficult for Iraq to rebuilt and rehabilitate the country's infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • babies
  • Ackerman championed the issue of newborn testing after discovering that 45 states, including New York, tested babies for HIV but used the data solely to track the prevalence of the disease in the population, and did not disclose the results to the mothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • regulations
  • Trimetrexate was the first AIDS drug to be granted pre-approval distribution status under the FDA's new Treatment IND regulations. (aidswork.org)
  • drug
  • The experimental AIDS drug T-20, which researchers hope will benefit people whose HIV infections have become resistant to other medications, may itself sometimes cause HIV resistance to develop, suggests a new study in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (2002;46:1896-1905). (thebody.com)
  • This concern reflects pressure being put on the FDA to provide a shortcut for new drug approval-to forego the usual testing procedures for efficacy and safety. (duesberg.com)
  • Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1987 - Glaxo Wellcome's drug Zidovudine (AZT) becomes first drug approved by the FDA for treatment of HIV/AIDS. (aidswork.org)
  • Activism
  • Commentary on ActUp/RI and ACT UP as social organizations can be found in Love and Anger: Essays on AIDS, Activism, and Politics, by Peter Cohen, a member of the group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Love and Anger: Essays on AIDS, Activism, and Politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 is a federal law that protects persons with disabilities, including individuals with HIV and/or AIDS, from discrimination on the basis of their HIV and/or AIDS status, including discrimination in the provision of dental care. (heart-intl.net)
  • Federal officials urge expanded AIDS testing. (ebscohost.com)
  • positive
  • Positive Kimberly Bergalis Is Sure She Got Aids From Her Dentist. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • She says she is positive her dentist gave her AIDS. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The act proposed amending the Social Security Act: All positive HIV test results would be reported to a state public health officer for statistical purposes and to enable a program of partner notification. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those who test positive should have further follow-up tests. (ebscohost.com)
  • organizations
  • This included an understanding of "the historical reality of racial discrimination in gay institutions," venues that AIDS service organizations like SFAF mainly targeted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their mission was to "'[assist] existing AIDS organizations with providing educational material that is relevant, culturally sensitive, and can be understood by our communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • Compared to those who had been tested, those Americans who had not been were more likely to be male, white, married, living outside of urban centers, and either age 18 to 24 or over 50. (thebody.com)
  • Those living in the Midwest, the region with the lowest number of HIV infections were also less likely to get an HIV test , while Hispanics, African-Americans and those currently single were more likely to want to get tested. (thebody.com)
  • Inungu concluded that public health efforts to encourage Americans to obtain HIV tests have largely failed. (thebody.com)
  • In 1990 he was one of twenty representatives to vote against the Americans with Disabilities Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Since then, the number of people living with HIV-1/AIDS in Taiwan has jumped sharply, from an 11% increase in 2003 to a 77% increase in 2004 and a 123% increase in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • The way to shut down an outbreak is to locate all the sex partners of people who are infected and persuade them to get tested, treated and disclose other partners. (nytimes.com)
  • Health professionals and people working for a funeral home would be able to require an HIV test before performing their services. (wikipedia.org)
  • It should be pointed out that such "spores" are not, of course, emitted from people suffering from AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • They abolished mandatory penicillin therapy and multi-day jail quarantines and pressured public defenders to provide better representation for people accused of soliciting and prostitution, misdemeanor offenses. (wikipedia.org)
  • and allowed vehemently homophobic letters (chielfy written by surgeon Warren Francis), while squelching letters written in support of people with AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • The result may be to discourage people from getting tested, getting treated, and preventing others from being infected. (hrw.org)
  • In the first six months of 2010, I could find only one article in a major Mexican newspaper, highlighting an increase in the number of people living with HIV and the number of people dying of AIDS. (hrw.org)
  • state
  • Presents a report which was adopted by the Executive Committee of the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors in January 1990, which deals with the role of public health laboratories in the intervention and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). (ebscohost.com)
  • 12% of the insured are low-income residents who are eligible to have their coverage paid entirely by the state, based on a means-test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, the State has 6 (six) licensed blood banks supported by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO). (meghalayasacs.org)
  • legislation
  • The legislation asserted that: The term HIV disease more accurately describes the public health problem than Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or AIDS, its later manifestation. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • The center had never had a syphilis case in seven years of testing for it. (nytimes.com)
  • One thing Wednesday's meeting did was to lay to rest, once and for all, the P-24 antigen test, which for several years has been used to claim benefits for AZT. (duesberg.com)
  • After six years of deadly silence US President Ronald Reagan mentions the word AIDS in a public speech for the first time. (aidswork.org)
  • government
  • Because the Marxist government of Angola was aided by Cuban troops and Soviet artillery, it was also suggested that the CIA had encouraged the South Africans to invade the country in 1975 at the beginning of the Angolan Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • The US government starts interim licensing (accelerated approval) for medications used to treat AIDS and AIDS related illnesses. (aidswork.org)
  • policy
  • This policy was repealed in January 2015, allowing HIV/AIDS infected foreign individuals to remain in Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bill would have brought policy towards HIV/AIDS, often referred to as 'AIDS exceptionalism', in line with the public health approach used for other infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinic
  • Tavera worked at the San Francisco City Clinic where he held the position of HIV/AIDS intervention specialist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tavera worked at the San Francisco City Clinic as an HIV/AIDS interventions specialist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Left, Ms. Williams holds a blood sample from a potential syphilis patient before taking it to a clinic for testing. (nytimes.com)
  • physician
  • While neither a fear of discrimination nor a lack of physician encouragement appeared to deter many from getting tested, Inungu observed that 38 percent simply did not believe they were at risk for contracting HIV. (thebody.com)
  • Janet L. Mitchell (born 1950) is an African-American physician known for her advances in perinatal HIV/AIDS treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • FDA approved Cytovene (ganciclovir) infusion for use in the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinal infections in persons with AIDS. (aidswork.org)
  • group
  • The ownership of MAHLE Powertrain can be traced back to Cosworth which, from March 1990, was owned by the Vickers Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • FDA approved Diflucan (fluconazole) tablets to treat two serious AIDS-related fungal infections (Cryptococcal meningitis and candidiasis). (aidswork.org)
  • among
  • Among Ackerman's significant legislative undertakings, was the passage of his Baby AIDS amendment to the Ryan White Care Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • analysis
  • citation needed] Design, Verification & Purchasing Design and analysis engineers use computer-aided engineering tools to design whole engines and subsystems from initial concept ideas to production-ready detailed designs. (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • Sixty-six percent of those polled had never been tested for AIDS, and 58 percent said they did not want to be tested, although they could not identify any particular reason for their reluctance. (thebody.com)
  • Department
  • ff you feel you have been discriminated against in the provision of dental care because of your HIV and/or AIDS status, you should call the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. at 1-800-514-0301. (heart-intl.net)
  • Between 1986 and 1990, Tavera joined the staff of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, where he was responsible for running the Client Services department. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frequent targets of the groups demonstrations included the RI Department of Health, RI Project AIDS, and the Providence Journal. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the spring of 1987, ActUp/RI took the lead in planning a protest against the impostition of mandatory HIV testing planned by the RI Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • efforts
  • The article focuses on the fundraising and marketing efforts of AIDS Action, launched on the social networking site Facebook, for AIDS Walk Boston. (ebscohost.com)
  • health
  • It would have established confidential HIV reporting and partner notification nationwide, required accused sex offenders to be tested for HIV, and allow health-care providers to test for HIV before exposing their employees in the course of an invasive medical procedure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health insurance issuers would be entitled to see the results of an HIV test at their request. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • 1986 - C. Everett Koop US Surgeon General issues a report calling for sex education to include information on HIV/AIDS. (aidswork.org)
  • Services
  • With its headquarters in Northampton, UK and sister company in Plymouth, Michigan, United States the company specialises in the design, development, testing and production of internal combustion engines and provides a broad spectrum of engineering and manufacturing services to its global customer base. (wikipedia.org)