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Ensuring the Next Generation of Africans is HIV-Free

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN

Cecily Wanyaga, an HIV-positive mother and fruit vender from Evurore, Kenya, clearly understood the potential risks of having another child given her compromised health status, but thankfully, she also knew exactly what she could do to prevent the transmission of this deadly virus to her newborn.

Outrage In Saudi Arabia As Girl Is Accidentally Given HIV-Positive Blood

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

A medical mistake in Saudi Arabia has outraged the country and sparked debate about how a deeply conservative society deals with an uncomfortable topi...

We Can't Get to Zero Until We End the Drug War

Jag Davies | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Jag Davies

Throughout the world, research has consistently shown that drug criminalization forces people who use drugs away from public health services and into hidden environments where HIV risks become significantly elevated.

Stronger Together: Nursing Communities

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

It has been my experience that nurses, more than other groups, seek each other out. We travel as a pack whenever possible and see our togetherness as our strength, not our weakness

Putting Education First

Michel Sidibé | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Michel Sidibé

Ending AIDS is as much a social challenge as a clinical one. One of the clearest lessons of the past three decades is that illiteracy and poverty fuel the spread of HIV and that education can slow it.

PHOTOS: AIDS Quilt, Global Conference Return To D.C.

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The world's largest AIDS conference returned to the U.S. on Sunday with a plea against complacency at a time when the epidemic is a...

Curtis M. Wong

New York's Hottest Dancers Strip Down For 'Broadway Bares'

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.24.2012 | Gay Voices

If the chiseled cast of “Broadway Bares XXII: Happy Endings” taught us anything, it’s that life isn’t just a cabaret, old chum, but a sexy sto...

Zach Carter

Obama's Trade Position Panned By U.N. For Protecting High Drug Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two major United Nations organizations warned world leaders on Thursday to avoid restrictive free trade agreements that may threaten pub...

Zach Carter

Obama Administration Softens 'Shameful' Fight Against Cheap Drugs For Poor Countries

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A change of heart from the Obama administration may pave the way to a groundbreaking global deal to provide lifesaving medications to de...

My World Aids Day

Kennedy Odede | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kennedy Odede

Let's not make this day to be a generic World Aids Day, but rather personalize it to be "My World Aids Day." Maybe then we will one day have an AIDS-free generation.