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This Mom Lost 3 Children To HIV. She's Making Sure No Other Mother Suffers Such Devastating Loss

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

One by one, each of Connie’s three children died before her eyes in the 1980s from a relentless disease she had suspected was HIV, but didn’t have...

Uganda President Publicly Tested For HIV, 'Leading By Example'

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 11.08.2013 | Impact

KAMPALA, Uganda -- KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's president tested for HIV in public on Friday to encourage millions of untested people to check th...

UN: AIDS-Related Deaths Fall 38% In East, Southern Africa

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.02.2013 | Impact

The number of AIDS-related deaths dropped 38 percent in Eastern and Southern Africa between 2005 and 2011, an enormous feat the UN attributes to incre...

WHO: We Need To Treat 26 Million HIV Patients To Halt Spread

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2013 | Impact

* New guidelines recommend earlier treatment with AIDS drugs * Some 34 million people worldwide are HIV positive * Guide...

A World AIDS Day in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Chip Lyons | Posted 01.31.2013 | Impact
Chip Lyons

Every December, World AIDS Day provides an important moment to pause and reflect on the progress we've made during yet another year fighting the AIDS pandemic.

AIDS in Africa and Black America

Kwei Quartey | Posted 12.13.2012 | World
Kwei Quartey

Thirty years ago, the CDC reported the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Initially thought to be a disease of gay white men, AIDS is now a global epidemic. Thirty-three million people worldwide were living with AIDS in 2010, with sub-Saharan Africa bearing the brunt.

Sex, God, Race, And AIDS

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

As African Americans get infected with HIV and die at shocking rates, we must all take stock, assess, and act. White LGBT people must intentionally break racial barriers that create de facto segregation. Worship together, socialize together, serve together, and be honest together.

Researchers Show Newfound Optimism On AIDS

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world. Yet more than 2...

Why AIDS Won't Win

Ashley Judd | Posted 05.12.2012 | Impact
Ashley Judd

The letter, written by a young woman named Limakatso Mokobocko, filled me with hope. It was a testament to why we can create an AIDS-free generation: the power and commitment of youth.

AIDS Nonprofit Founder Brings Life-Saving Drugs To Africa

ossining.patch.com | Posted 12.06.2011 | Impact

Rolande Hodel is one of Ossining's unsung heroes. In 2005 Hodel started the nonprofit organization AIDSfreeAFRICA, which works towards increasing the ...

Meaningful Change: An AIDS-free Generation by 2015

Deborah Dugan | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Deborah Dugan

After more than three decades of destruction, we are finally at a turning point and on a path to winning the war against HIV/AIDS.

HIV/AIDS: One of the Greatest Medical Fights in Human History

Dr. Warner C. Greene | Posted 01.31.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Warner C. Greene

HIV/AIDS can continue to be remembered as inflicting the "single greatest reversal in human development in modern history" or as our single greatest triumph as a global community. How do you want it to be remembered?

HIV Revenge Rampage?

AP/The Huffington Post | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A police officer who said he was looking for a woman who infected him with HIV rampaged through three bars in a central Kenyan town ...

AIDS Doctors, Activists Call On African Gov'ts To Up Health Funds

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

JOHANNESBURG — Doctors and AIDS activists on Friday urged African governments to fulfill a decade-old pledge to spend more of their own money on...

Ethan Zohn, 'Survivor' Winner, Teaches African Kids About AIDS Through Soccer

NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Cause Celeb highlights a celebrity's work on behalf of a specific cause. This week, we speak with "Survivor" winner Ethan Zohn about his involvement ...

South Africa Protesters March For US AIDS Funding

AP | ERIC NAKI | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of South African protesters marched on the U.S. consulate Thursday to demand the U.S. increase its AIDS funding for Afr...

AIDS Orphans and Faith: Why I Return to Uganda

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

I could take credit for the accomplishments of the students at the Nyaka AIDS Orphans School in my village, but without God's guidance every day, Nyaka School would not exist.

The Business of Eliminating Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Michel Sidibé | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michel Sidibé

By reaching out to private enterprise, we can bring rates of maternal HIV transmission close to zero, realizing the stunning possibility that no infant should start life with HIV.

AIDS Walk Africa: My Adventures In Swaziland (Part 2)

Talia Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Talia Rosenberg

[Read Part 1] Talia Rosenberg received exciting news this spring when she found out she would be attending AIDS Walk Africa 2008 in Swaziland as the ...

AIDS Walk Africa: My Adventures In Swaziland

Talia Rosenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Talia Rosenberg

Talia Rosenberg received exciting news this spring when she found out she would be attending AIDS Walk Africa 2008 as the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric A...

Huckabee Skeptical Of Condom Use To Fight AIDS

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, an ordained Baptist minister campaigning for president here Wednesday, cast doubt on the effectiveness of condom u...