Latest in Tag: HIV Highlight
Latest in Tag: HIV
It is important to provide psychological support for HIV patients as it is linked to behaviors that society condemns such as drugs and sex.
It comes 10 years after first case, known as the ‘Berlin Patient’
Teenage girls are unfairly bearing the brunt of the AIDS crisis, a UNICEF report has found. A lack of information, campaign fatigue, and sexual violence are partly to blame.One girl between the ages of 15 and 19 becomes infected with HIV every three minutes, according to a UNICEF report published on Wednesday. The organization warned …
The South African city of Durban is the venue for the 2016 World Aids Conference. Sub-Saharan Africa will feature prominently on the agenda, a region where the infection rate has decreased by over 40 percent since 2000.
The European Inventor Awards ceremony held in Lisbon highlighted some of the most outstanding scientific discoveries in the past year. The winner of the main award is poised to revolutionize HIV detection and treatment.
Two detainees, arrested for homosexuality, are suspected of having transferred HIV due “physical proximity” with the 177 inmates at the Haram Police Department
The community fears those who are infected, says artist
At early stages, many patients might not develop any obvious symptoms
AIDs is chronic but patients can live average lifespan with treatment
Social stigma prevents many HIV positive Egyptians from seeking medical help
Medical experts place great emphasis on antiretroviral treatment in the fight against HIV. But the drugs, which can be quite costly, are not available to everyone – even though they can limit the spread of the virus. An HIV diagnosis is not a death sentence anymore. With the right medication, patients can expect to live …
Scared you might have HIV? In the past, you had to wait 12 weeks in Germany before getting an answer. Now, the wait has been reduced to six – which will further reduce infections. Other countries are faster. HIV tests are more sensitive today than they used to be. They can detect smaller amounts of …
By Dr Bjørn Lomborg Ebola has received much of the attention in 2014, killing about 8,000 people. Over the same period of time, however, about 4 million people died from AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The truth is that, despite great progress in healthcare, much of the world is still blighted by preventable disease, with …
Less than 20% of infected Egyptians have access to treatment, according to a new report from UNAIDS
The play “Disease is Not a Charge”, presented by the nonprofit advocacy group Ta3osh, aims to fight discrimination against HIV-positive Egyptians
T3ayosh wants to prevent the discrimination it says HIV patients face in the healthcare industry
UNITED NATIONS: Even though HIV prevalence is still relatively low in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), it has increased in recent years, a 2010 UNAIDS report said. On World AIDS day, the joint United Nations program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), in collaboration with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Office for …