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Fight over food marks the beginning of Ramadan for displaced Iraqis

Jun 30, 2014

Fight over food marks the beginning of Ramadan for displaced Iraqis

In the impoverished quarter of Mosul, Iraq neighbors shared their food. Here, when the food ended, there would be no more until another charity came by. #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Iraq #Humanitarian aid #refugees #Mosul #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq
There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Jun 27, 2014

There he goes again: Dr Harsh Vardhan advocates banning sex education in schools

Dr Harsh Vardhan's personal website notes in his views on education, "So-called 'sex education' to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory." #BJP #TheySaidIt #Sex education #RSS #Public health #Condoms #Dr harsh Vardhan #Fight against AIDS #Sex Ed
Don't have a moral problem with condoms: Harsh Vardhan

Jun 26, 2014

Don't have a moral problem with condoms: Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said he was misquoted and misinterpreted on his comments about usage of condoms and fidelity for prevention of AIDS. #India #Health #TheySaidIt #AIDS #Fidelity #Comments #safe sex #Condoms #Harsh Vardhan #Union Health Minister
Next-gen condoms will feel more like human skin: report

Jun 24, 2014

Next-gen condoms will feel more like human skin: report

The next-generation condoms could be made out of self-lubricated hydrogels and may feel more like human skin than latex rubber, scientists say. #Sex #AIDS #HealthBuzz #Condoms #Condom usage #Next Generation Condom. #STDs #Self-lubricated condoms
'Frugal' Uganda dismisses US sanctions over anti-gay laws

Jun 20, 2014

'Frugal' Uganda dismisses US sanctions over anti-gay laws

We cannot compel Americans to give us money. We must be ready and we are rightly doing so, paying our bills. We need to be frugal, Uganda said #ThatsJustWrong #US #Uganda #Economic sanctions #anti-gay laws #US sanctions Uganda #Uganda anti-gay laws #Monetary aid

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to low-cost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with anti-retrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 08, 2014

Obama to Pick Defense Aide for Energy Post

President Obama announced that he would nominating Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, the National Security Council’s top nuclear proliferation and defense policy official, to be deputy secretary of energy... #Barack Obama #Energy Department
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 08, 2014

Aid Elusive, Crimea Farms Face Hurdles

The political crisis in Crimea has disrupted multiple aspects of farming there, with help pledged from Russia after the annexation being spotty at best... #Crimea #Russia #Ukraine
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 08, 2014

July 8: HIV, subway dancers and a fallen firefighter

Manhattan: Re “Gov to fight war on AIDS” (June 29): Gov. Cuomo’s plan is an opportunity to make New York a national model... #Crimea #Russia #Ukraine