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Uganda Court to rule on petition challenging anti-gay law

Aug 01, 2014

Uganda Court to rule on petition challenging anti-gay law

If the panel of judges on Uganda's Constitutional Court agrees, the whole law could be jettisoned. #US #NewsTracker #Uganda #Economic sanctions #anti-gay laws #US sanctions Uganda #Uganda anti-gay laws #Monetary aid
Durban to host International AIDS conference in 2016

Jul 25, 2014

Durban to host International AIDS conference in 2016

South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. #Medicine #Health #AIDS #HIV virus. male circumcision #AIDS prevention #AIDS research
Male circumcision reduces women's risk of contracting HIV virus study

Jul 25, 2014

Male circumcision reduces women's risk of contracting HIV virus study

A campaign to promote male circumcision to prevent AIDS infection also indirectly benefits women by reducing their risk of contracting the HIV virus, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Friday. #Medicine #Health #AIDS #HIV virus. male circumcision #AIDS prevention #AIDS research
Students discriminated Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly

Jul 25, 2014

Students discriminated Goa has always treated HIV positive patients badly

The manner in which the PTA has held an entire school in the South Goa to ransom over 13 HIV+ve students goes to show HIV apartheid continues #ThatsJustWrong #Goa #protest #AIDS #discrimination #school #HIV positive #school children #Positive People

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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?

Aug 01, 2014

Alaska congressman apologizes for grabbing aide

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, was caught on camera grabbing an aide who was in his path...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Jul 31, 2014

Applications for US jobless aid likely rose last week; layoffs still at pre-recession levels

The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week... #Labor Department #Washington
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 01, 2014

U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central As... #Afghanistan #The Pentagon #Western Europe
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