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New York, July 21(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency has warned that the spread of an HIV strain resistant to some of the most widely used medicines could undermine global progress in treating and preventing HIV infection if early and effective action is not taken. more
AIDS-related deaths decline; 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment – UN report

New York, July 20(Just Earth News): The scales have tipped for the first time in the fight against AIDS as more than half of all people living with the HIV virus now have access to treatment ...

Study identifies cost-effective ways to combat HIV risk among intravenous drug users

Washington, May 26 (Just Earth News): With the abuse of opioids on the rise in the United States, Stanford University researchers are concerned that increased HIV transmission from shared ne ...

UNAIDS congratulates India for adopting a policy which provides HIV treatment for everyone

New Delhi, Apr 29 (IBNS): UNAIDS congratulated India for its bold new policy, which ensures that anybody who tests positive for HIV will access treatment for free, an official release stated ...

'Make some noise' for safe, supportive HIV/AIDS care, says UN on Zero Discrimination Day

New York, Mar 1 (Just Earth News): The United Nations agency leading the world's HIV/AIDS response is urging everyone to 'make some noise' for zero discrimination in healthcare settings.

U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma visits a multi-speciality hospital in Dharavi treating HIV,Tuberculosis

Mumbai, Aug 2 (Just earth news): U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma visited the Sai Hospital in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum on Monday to learn about the U.S. Agency for Internation ...

New drive for pediatric HIV treatment launched at global AIDS conference

New York, July 21 (Just Earth News): A new global push to end paediatric AIDS by 2020 was launched on Wednesday at the 21st International AIDS Conference, the world’s largest forum de ...

Addressing AIDS conference in South Africa, Ban calls for scaling up global response

New York, July 19 (Just Earth News): More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers gathered on Monday in Durban, South Africa, for a United Nations-cos ...

Addressing AIDS conference in South Africa, Ban calls for scaling up global response

New York, July 19 (Just Earth News): More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers gathered on Monday in Durban, South Africa, for a United Nations-cos ...

Adolescents are dying of AIDS at an alarming rate, UN agency warns

New York, July 19 (Just Earth News): An average of 29 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are infected with HIV every hour, according to the United Nations Children's Fund, which is ca ...