World AIDS Day

Openly gay Australian gymnast Ji Wallace Joins TEAM TO END AIDS
By December 1, 2012 Read More →

Openly gay Australian gymnast Ji Wallace Joins TEAM TO END AIDS

Los Angeles, Calif.  – Olympic silver medalist Ji Wallace has joined TEAM TO END AIDS (T2), an endurance training program benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), and will run the 2013 Honda L.A. Marathon, APLA announced Saturday. The announcement comes just months after Wallace revealed to the Sydney Star Observer that he is living with […]

World AIDS Day: Infections Still Climbing, But Progress Seen
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World AIDS Day: Infections Still Climbing, But Progress Seen

Advances In Treatment, Prevention As Epidemic Enters Fourth Decade New York City  - More than thirty years since the modern-day plague of HIV/AIDS began, the situation remains emergent, as new infections continue to increase around the globe, and access to prevention and adequate, timely treatment falls short of projected goals. By Nathan James Since the […]

Washington: National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS meets
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Washington: National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS meets

GBMNews was on hand to cover a town hall meeting Thursday November 29th in Washington DC, organized by the National Black Leadership Commission On AIDS, NBLCA focusing attention on health disparities in Black Communities as they relate to AIDS. By Karanja Gaçuça It is a well-known and shameful fact that the high rate of infection […]

Washington: National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Convenes
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Washington: National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis Convenes

This week Washington DC, a city with the highest incidence of HIV and AIDS per capita, has seen a flurry of activity around the fight against HIV and AIDS. One of the conferences taking place, the National Summit on HIV and Viral Hepatitis focused not just on HIV, but also on the now epidemic level […]

Study: Structural Factors Play Major Role in Access to HIV Services for Gay Men
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Study: Structural Factors Play Major Role in Access to HIV Services for Gay Men

OAKLAND, Calif. - A large-scale study of gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM), conducted by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), indicates that only one third of MSM can easily access condoms, lubricant, HIV testing, and HIV treatment. Combining a multi-lingual online survey and focus group discussions, the study […]

New Frontier in Combating HIV and AIDS
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

New Frontier in Combating HIV and AIDS

December 1 of 2012 will be the 25th International HIV/AIDS Awareness Day as declared by the World Health Organization and UNAIDS commission. More than being a notable benchmark it is also a significant watershed in combating the proliferation of the virus. All around the world the number of new cases are going down with increase […]

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Chile in the Vanguard of Monitoring AIDS Therapy
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

Chile in the Vanguard of Monitoring AIDS Therapy

SANTIAGO – In Chile, not only do all people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS receive treatment, but the country also has advanced mechanisms for monitoring outcomes of the antiretroviral therapy. By Marianela Jarroud “Treatment is available in many other parts of the world, but no one knows whether or not it is working,” Marcelo Wolff, an infectologist […]

The PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation
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The PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation

NEW YORK – Today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced the release of “The PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation.” Modeling contained in the report shows that by applying the tools and knowledge we have, it is possible to have a generation with no new HIV infections, no AIDS-related deaths and no children […]

HIV/AIDS Qualifies As “Chronic Condition” Under Affordable Care Act
By November 30, 2012 Read More →

HIV/AIDS Qualifies As “Chronic Condition” Under Affordable Care Act

Scoring Major Victory in Fight Against HIV/AIDS SAN FRANCISCO – On the eve of World AIDS Day, the Obama administration announced that HIV/AIDS will be one of the chronic conditions eligible for enhanced federal reimbursements through Medicaid, garnering strong praise from San Francisco AIDS Foundation and HIV/AIDS leaders around the country. Today’s announcement means people living […]

Major HIV study released on MSM and HIV
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Major HIV study released on MSM and HIV

Structural Factors Play Major Role in Access to HIV Services for Gay Men Worldwide Global study finds homophobia, comfort with service provider, and community engagement make significant impact on access to condoms, lubricant, HIV testing, and HIV treatment Oakland, Ca – A large-scale study of gay men and other men who have sex with men […]

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