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Same-sex attracted men neglected in Africa

HIV-related research and programming has excluded same-sex attracted men in Africa for three decades. Their exclusion cannot be accounted for by the assertion that they are unreachable, says Norwegian researcher.

dateFeb 21, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Premature aging seen as issue for AIDS survivors

(AP) -- Having survived the first and worst years of the AIDS epidemic, when he was losing three friends to the disease in a day and undergoing every primitive, toxic treatment that then existed, Peter Greene ...

dateJun 11, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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HIV tool launched in Indonesia

A team of Indonesian and Australian researchers has developed a new computerised tool to help authorities reduce HIV infection and track disease burden across the Indonesian archipelago.

dateMar 15, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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WHO: 5.2 million people on AIDS drugs in 2009

(AP) -- The number of people taking crucial AIDS drugs climbed by a record 1.2 million last year to 5.2 million overall, the World Health Organization said Monday - but Bill Clinton says that's still not ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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UN: HIV outbreak peaked in 1996

(AP) -- The number of people worldwide infected with the virus that causes AIDS - about 33 million - has remained virtually unchanged for the last two years, United Nations experts said Tuesday.

dateNov 24, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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