HIV AIDS Stigma and education

Archive for the ‘Youth’ Category


Source: U=U is a simple but hugely important campaign based on a solid foundation of scientific evidence. It has already been successful in influencing public opinion, causing more people with HIV (and their friends and families) to comprehend that they can live long, healthy lives, have children, […]

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Positive Champions Educate About HIV/AIDS and Address Stigma

    Positive Champions Educate about HIV/AIDS and Address Stigma   by HPCNEF on 8/6/2012 Every 9 ½ minutes, someone in the US is infected with HIV. An estimated 1 in 4 individuals that have HIV don’t know it. Too often HIV-Positive people suffer the Stigma of […]

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Daytonans Join International Conversation About HIV/AIDS

Daytonans Join International Conversation About HIV/AIDS By James Harper Daytona Times Daytona Beach residents are among the 20,000 people from around the world gathered at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Jeff Allen is one of the founders of the Positive Champions Speakers Bureau, which is […]

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HIV Outreach Network Urges People to Reach Out, Educate

HIV Outreach Network Urges People to Reach Out, Educate By Katie Kustura The Daytona Beach News-Journal One Daytona Beach man has never met his niece and nephew, and the reason might surprise you. Gary Richardson’s sister won’t allow him near her children because he is HIV positive. […]

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HIV ‘No Longer a Death Sentence’

HIV ‘No Longer a Death Sentence’ By Skyler Swisher The Daytona Beach News-Journal Richard Stokes received a death sentence 29 years ago. In 1983, he sat down with his doctor and learned he was HIV positive. The doctor gave him six months to live. ”At that time, […]

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Local Man Continues Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Local Man Continues Fight Againts HIV/AIDS By Sidney Simmons Hometown News Jeff Allen, Chairperson of the Partnership for HIV/ AIDS Planning of Daytona Beach, is one of the many soldiers on the frontline in the battle against AIDS. Since 1995, Allen has been working behind the scenes […]

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