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More women getting HIV/AIDS than men in Ghana

About 65% of Ghana’s HIV/AIDS population are females, the Ghana Aids Commission has revealed. This is according to the 2017 national and sub-national HIV and AIDS estimates and projections report. The report adds that the country’s HIV/AIDS population is currently at

A Third HIV Patient Now Appears To Have Been Cured of AIDS, But It’s Complicated

Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle. Brown, also known as the “Berlin patient,” was the first person to be cured of HIV infection, more than a decade ago. Now researchers are reporting a second

Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is Making It Harder to Fight the AIDS Crisis

President Trump’s State of the Union speech kicked off the year with some dramatic gestures toward “global leadership,” promising to put the United States at the forefront of a crusade to end the AIDS crisis worldwide. But between the lines, Trump’s global humanitarian

India cut 84 per cent TB deaths in AIDS patients by 2017

GENEVA: India achieved 84 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths among people living with HIV by 2017 – three years ahead of the target, said a report by The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The report on Friday showed

World AIDS Day 2018: 30 questions about HIV/AIDS, answered, for 30 years of World AIDS Day

People around the world on Saturday will observe the 30th annual World AIDS Day, an event aimed at spreading awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. To mark the 30th anniversary of the world’s first global health day, here are 30 frequently asked questions, myths,

World’s second man cleared of AIDS virus invigorates quest for cure

LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Scientific investigation into the world’s second man cleared of the AIDS virus is zooming in on a gene and a treatment side-effect, as newly-enthused researchers strive to find a cure for the disease that has killed millions. FILE

When Akshay Kumar’s unprepared speech on AIDS left Saif Ali Khan in splits

Akshay compares his on-screen pairing with Saif to the famous comedy-duo Laurel and Hardy Akshay Kumar is known for taking up social causes and openly talking about taboos. Films like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Pad Man, which pave way for

Our hope for Aids cure lies in continued research

The writer says the “Berlin” patient is the only person in the world who has been functionally cured of HIV. This was achieved through a bone marrow transplant, a similar complicated and risky procedure as the “London” patient had about three

World is inching closer towards a breakthrough on HIV/AIDS

The first time was in 2008, when Timothy Ray Brown (who disclosed his identity in 2010) was reported to show no trace of HIV replication in his body following a stem cell transplant. The world is inching closer towards a breakthrough

Kerala Textbook Says HIV Spreads Through “Premarital Or Extramartial Sex”

HIV spreads through unprotected sexual contact with an infected person. (File) THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  Kerala, which prides itself on a near-perfect literacy rate, has landed in a controversy after a school textbook was found to be spreading misinformation on sexual health education. A