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The Catholic Hospital That Pioneered AIDS Care

One fall afternoon, I stood on a small island of green located in the crosshairs of three hectic New York City streets. It was rush hour, the sun beginning to set. Harried New Yorkers hurried through the park on their way

Spousal inheritance fuels spread of AIDS in Zimbabwe

MUREWA, Zimbabwe The 46-year old Miranda Chihota’s life took a turn four years ago when her husband died in a tragic road accident. When she was still convalescing from the tragedy, she was forcibly married to her husband’s brother, whose wife,

Miroram seeks UN assistance to fight AIDS

Officials of Mizoram State AIDS Control Society said more than 2,400 people have died due to AIDS since 1990 The Mizoram government has sought assistance from the United Nations to contain the spread of HIV infection in the hilly state, official

Mizoram seeks United Nations aid to tackle AIDS

Mizoram, which is being currently dubbed as the highest AIDS-prevalent state in the country, has sought logistic and financial support from the UN to fight against the high prevalence of the deadly disease in the state. Official sources said on Friday

Mizoram budget to fight AIDS

R. Lalthangliana addresses review meeting in AizawlPicture by Henry L. Khojol AddThis Sharing Buttons The Mizoram government will make separate budgetary provision to fight the growing HIV/AIDS prevalence in the state, an official of the state health department said on Friday.

Over 300 pedal to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS

Chandigarh: To encourage healthy lifestyle and educate people, especially the youth, on HIV/AIDS, Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society organised a cycle rally from Sukhna Lake to New Lake in Sector 42 here today. The event was organised in collaboration with Rotary

AIDS-infected woman denied admission at CMCH

LARKANA: An elderly woman, hailing from Ratodero, suffering from AIDS was denied admission for treatment of her co-infections at the emergency department of Chandka Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday. She protested and laid down herself on the floor in front of

Montblanc Turns Paris Boutique Red To Support The Fight Against AIDS

A Montblanc boutique in Paris was bathed in red inside and out and filled with graffiti-styled hand-written messages in white. It wasn’t a Halloween prank. Instead it was part of the German luxury brand’s ongoing partnership with the New York based

Gay ‘chemsex’ is fuelling urban HIV epidemics, AIDS experts warn

LONDON, (Reuters) – A surge in “chemsex” parties, where people spend days getting high on drugs and having sex with scores of partners, is re-fuelling epidemics of HIV among gay men in European towns and cities, doctors say. FILE PHOTO: A

Defense fund aids lawyers in #MeToo cases

Jaribu Hill didn’t opt for law school until her early 40s. She’d been a singer, actress, teacher and labor organizer before learning a college classmate had become head of a group for black female judges. “I can do that, too,” she