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Preventing Hiv

The Power of HIV/AIDS Prevention: Using a 21st Century Toolkit to Reverse the Epidemic

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Knowledge is power when it comes to knowing your HIV status. So learn more about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it, get tested and encourage others to do the same.

LGBT Equality Reduces the Spread of HIV -- But It's Not Enough to End the Epidemic

Rebecca Haag | Posted 11.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Haag

In states with populations that are openly hostile to LGBT people and express that hostility by enacting bans against the rights of same-sex couples to marry, we see statistically significant increases in HIV diagnoses among gay and bisexual men.

Saving the Lives of Women Worldwide

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Mother's Day is a celebration of life and reflects the importance of women to their families, communities and countries. However, worldwide HIV/AIDS robs women and girls of their potential and health.

Why Some Guys Don't Wear Condoms

Marten Weber | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

I spoke to 40 gay men in seven countries, either online or in person. All of them made it clear in their online profiles that they eschew the use of protection. None of them is HIV-positive. Here is the list of reasons why they don't use condoms.

Ending HIV in the United States: The Ultimate Challenge

Scott W. Royal, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Scott W. Royal, Ph.D.

The stigma associated with HIV is only partially to blame. More problematic is the difficulty of reaching the most vulnerable members of the U.S. population who are living with HIV but unaware of their status: racial and ethnic minorities, the poor and disenfranchised, and people who are homeless.

The 25th Anniversary of World AIDS Day: How Water Filters and Bed Nets Can Help Fight HIV

Michael Seo | Posted 01.30.2013 | Impact
Michael Seo

Beyond a discussion of cost savings and cost effectiveness, the real purpose behind World AIDS Day is saving human lives. The fight against HIV is far from over, but we can observe this World AIDS Day with optimism.

Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Can Be Eliminated

Rhonda I. Zygocki | Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact
Rhonda I. Zygocki

By combining funds, experience and infrastructure we can tackle and defeat some of the most deadly diseases in some of the most impoverished regions. We encourage others to join us, so we may all come together to save lives and promote healthy communities around the world.