HIV AIDS Stigma and education

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How well do CD4 counts recover after starting treatment?

A new analysis tracks the improvement in people’s CD4 counts after starting HIV treatment. The CD4 count is a key measure of the strength of the immune system. The study shows that people who are able to start treatment with a relatively high CD4 count have better results […]

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UNAIDS: 21 MILLION HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE RECEIVING TREATMENT IN THE WORLD

Lauren Isaacs | 11/20/2017 CAPE TOWN – The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and Aids (UNAIDS) says nearly 21 million people living with HIV are now receiving treatment in the world. On Monday, UNAIDS launched a new report in Khayelitsha which shows access to treatment has risen significantly over […]

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U=U

Source: https://www.preventionaccess.org/undetectable 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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Daytona HIV Poz People Support Group

In a support group people with the same problem find ways to cope with and defeat the problem. For example, people with cancer form support groups to help each other cope. People who have survived traumatic experiences like rape or other forms of abuse come together to […]

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HIV disclosure

HIV DISCLOSURE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES If your HIV test is positive, the clinic or other testing site will report the results to your state health department. They do this so that public health officials can monitor what’s happening with the HIV epidemic in your city and state. […]

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Positive Champions Speakers Bureau, more than just a name.

National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – NGMHAAD – was September 27, three months to the day after National HIV Testing Day, and hard on the heels of July’s landmark International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Washington, D.C. The Positive Champions Speakers Bureau considers each and every day […]

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HIV+ Not a Death Sentence Anymore

As I sat down to write about this subject this morning I thought about coming at this from a historical viewpoint and going over the treatments of the 80′s and 90′s to that of today. But the fact of the matter is in hindsight it is unfair […]

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AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

AIDS stigma and discrimination exist worldwide, although they manifest themselves differently across countries, communities, religious groups and individuals. They occur alongside other forms of stigma and discrimination, such as racism, stigma based on physical appearance, homophobia or misogyny and can be directed towards those involved in what […]

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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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