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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

In the 35-years of the epidemic, about 80-million people have become infected with HIV and nearly 40-million have died. But great progress has been made in recent years in preventing and treating the disease. UNAIDS – the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS – has set a goal of ending the epidemic by 2030. An advocacy group says a strategic plan and much funding are needed to achieve that goal

FREETOWN - The outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone has dwarfed the campaign against HIV/AIDS, to the extent that patients no longer go to hospitals and treatment centres out of fear of contracting the Ebola virus.

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa remains plagued by AIDS despite massive government and NGO efforts on prevention and life-sustaining Anti-Retro-Viral programs. The country has the highest number of new HIV infection worldwide and 15 to 20 percent of the adult population is HIV positive. But it has opened up another front to reduce new HIV infections: promoting circumcision.

Los Angeles, Calif.  – Olympic silver medalist Ji Wallace has joined TEAM TO END AIDS (T2), an endurance training program benefiting AIDS Project Los...

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...

GBMNews was on hand to cover a town hall meeting Thursday November 29th in Washington DC, organized by the National Black Leadership Commission On...

This week Washington DC, a city with the highest incidence of HIV and AIDS per capita, has seen a flurry of activity around the...

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...

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...

SANTIAGO - In Chile, not only do all people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS receive treatment, but the country also has advanced mechanisms for monitoring outcomes...