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World Aids Day 2010

Meet The New Kind Of AIDS Activist

nytimes.com | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Roughly a quarter-century after gay men rose up to demand better access to H.I.V. medicines, a new breed of AIDS advocate is growing up on college cam...

World AIDS Day: Food for Thought

Jayaseelan Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayaseelan Naidoo

As we reflect and take up calls of action this week for the 23rd annual World AIDS Day, I'm reminded and in awe of the many "simple" acts that we can ...

Breaking Through the Silence: HIV and the Deaf

Shantha Rau Barriga | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shantha Rau Barriga

Imagine the experience of Erica, an HIV-positive deaf woman in Uganda. Erica's children are beaten by her neighbors. When they played with local children, they were told to go away. They were told, "You'll spread deafness to my family."

World AIDS Day 2010: Nations Commemorate AIDS VIctims (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the few global events to go beyond religious and political divides, World AIDS Day was commemorated internationally with splashy parades and co...

World AIDS Day: A Conversation From Uganda With Gideon Byamugisha

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Gideon Byamugisha, an Anglican priest, learned that he was HIV positive in 1991. The first African priest to break the silence, he works tirelessly to fight HIV/AIDS and especially to help the children who are so deeply affected.

US Launches HIV Testing Program In Zimbabwe

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The United States launched a program in Zimbabwe Wednesday to encourage HIV testing, with the U.S. ambassador, local musician...

Global AIDS Funding and China

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The Global Fund provides funds and support to the hardest-hit countries that lack the resources to address their epidemics. However, one of the largest recipients is the second largest economy in the world: China.

Moving Toward An HIV-Free Generation

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Every hour, two young people in the U.S. become infected with HIV; of those who do become infected, approximately 80 percent do not know that they are HIV-positive.

World Aids Day 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today is World Aids Day, the international annual movement to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and promote prevention and the search for a cure. Since 1987...

A Call to Spiritual Arms: The Faith Community's Global Response To AIDS

Pernessa Seele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pernessa Seele

Today, there are many spiritual leaders of diverse faiths who are standing tall on this World AIDS Day and declaring God's unconditional love for all people, including those living with HIV.

Less Than Half Of Americans Have Been Tested For AIDS

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Fewer than half of Americans have had an AIDS test since guidelines were expanded to include routine screening, according to a govern...

PHOTO: Kim Kardashian In A Coffin For World AIDS Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian will go off Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday to support World AIDS Day and won't sign back on until $1 million is raised for Keep a Ch...

Important Progress, But Also New Challenges, in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Sharon L. Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sharon L. Camp

Fewer people worldwide are getting infected with HIV than 10 years ago, and those who have already contracted the virus are living longer, according t...