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New dating app to help people living with HIV find love

A new dating app has been released exclusively for people living with HIV.

Published
14 April 2016
From
Star Observer
No adverse social consequences from early ART initiation in West Africa

Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) does not have negative social consequences, investigators report in the online edition of AIDS. Research involving patients in Côte d’Ivoire showed

Published
05 April 2016
By
Michael Carter
Africans tolerant on religion, ethnicity, nationality, and HIV, but not homosexuality, survey finds

The latest Afrobarometer survey revealed that contrary to common portrayals, Africans express high degrees of tolerance for people from different ethnic groups, people of different religions, immigrants, and people living with HIV/AIDS. A large majority of African citizens, however, are intolerant of homosexual citizens. Across the 33 countries, an average of 78% of respondents say they would “somewhat dislike” or “strongly dislike” having a homosexual neighbour.

Published
01 March 2016
From
The South African
Partner notification feasible and effective in African settings

Partner notification programmes, offering HIV testing to the sexual partners of people newly diagnosed with HIV, have rarely been implemented in African countries, but can be highly

Published
25 February 2016
By
Roger Pebody
During pregnancy, offering HIV testing at home doubles the proportion of male partners who test

A programme of home visits, partner education and HIV testing for couples in Kenya was able to double the proportion of men who tested during their partner’s

Published
24 February 2016
By
Roger Pebody
Charlie Sheen did more for HIV education than most UN events do. There's a lesson in that.

Sheen’s disclosure corresponded with the greatest number of HIV-related Google searches ever recorded in the United States. People weren’t just searching online for celebrity gossip about Charlie Sheen. They wanted to know about the virus and how to protect themselves and how to get tested. In the hours after the actor’s announcement, searches related to HIV symptoms were 540 percent higher than usual, searches related to HIV testing were 214 percent higher, and searches related to condoms were 72 percent higher.

Published
22 February 2016
From
Vox
Sex without shame - The possibilities PrEP offers me and our community

Harry Dodd, a 25 year-old PROUD Trial participant, discuss PrEP.

Published
15 February 2016
From
Terrence Higgins Trust
I Watched Charlie Sheen on The Dr. Oz Show So You Don't Have To

I am dismayed to report that Tiger Blood Charlie is back and he has gone rogue. And his Chasing the Cure! conversation with Dr. Oz might be the worst thing to ever happen to AIDS cure research, or at least the most irresponsible reporting about it.

Published
14 January 2016
From
Poz
The Path to Charlie Sheen's HIV Disclosure

To track the push and pull between Mr. Sheen and the media over several years — his condition flickering in and out of public view — is to see behind the veil of how celebrity secrets are kept hidden, and how they are ultimately disclosed.

Published
06 January 2016
From
New York Times
Watch: Russian TV host announces he is HIV-positive in live broadcast

On Tuesday evening, Pavel Lobkov, a television host for the independent Dozhd channel, announced on air that he had been diagnosed in 2003 as HIV-positive. It is the first time in recent memory that any Russian celebrity, major or minor, has publicly made such an announcement.

Published
03 December 2015
From
Washington Post
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