To promote the health and well being of the Latino Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and questioning community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building.
The program will help stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users in the region.
CDC director Tom Frieden says this about Ebola: "The only thing like this has been AIDS." In fact, the two viruses share similarities but also have big differences.
Wednesday, October 15, marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2014 (NLAAD). This year’s theme is “Commit to Act” to end the HIV epidemic.
They will implement a three-point plan to end the AIDS epidemic in the Empire State.
As workers move to North Dakota for the growing oil industry, HIV cases are spiking along with the population.
A Baptist pastor in Montgomery, Alabama, confessed from the pulpit that he is living with AIDS and had committed adultery with female church members.
An estimated 51.2 million people in the U.S. had at least one mental disorder in the past year.
Prosecutors in Iowa have asked a judge to drop HIV criminalization charges against Nick Rhoades.
Health care providers can call a new UCSF phone line to get expert advice about prescribing Truvada as PrEP to prevent HIV infection.
Gender-specific programs at Iris House in New York City help clients suppress HIV at rates 250 percent of the national average.
The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) has selected this year’s Youth Scholars for its Youth Initiative to End HIV in America. Recipients kick off the program by attending the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA).
The October/November 2014 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA2014) takes place October 2 to 5 in San Diego with a focus on Obamacare and HIV among Latinos.
A doctor caring for Ebola patients in rural Liberia says he is successfully treating them with the HIV med Epivir (lamivudine).
Such an increase could help save the lives of more than 1.8 million people nationwide each year.
To achieve this outcome, a fast-track strategy would need to be implemented.
Saturday, September 27, is NGMHAAD.
To mark the occasion, the group is holding an event Thursday, September 25, in San Francisco.
It will take place in Washington, DC, April 13 to 14.
About 8,000 people living with HIV will receive access to expanded services.