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Gates Foundation: We Can Reach HIV Tipping Point in 15 Years

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:00pm
In their foundation's annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates lay out a series of goals for the next 15 years, including forcing HIV to a tipping point.
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Jeweler Harry Winston to Sponsor amfAR Galas

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:00pm
Harry Winston announced it will be the presenting sponsor of the 27 fundraising galas held by amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS, during the next three years.
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2 AIDS Foundations Give $315K in Grants to 6 Groups in South

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:00pm
The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) along with the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) awarded a total of $315,000 in grants to six programs fighting the epidemic in the U.S. South.
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AIDS Network and AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to Merge

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 9:00pm
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) and AIDS Network will merge effective February 1 and operate under the ARCW name.
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ADAP Crisis Task Force Negotiates Discount on Viekira Pak

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:00pm
Up to 30 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are also living with hep C. 
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NY State Task Force Finishes Plan to End AIDS by 2020

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:00pm
Last year, New York Governor Cuomo asked a group to draw up a blueprint to end AIDS by 2020. This week, the Ending the Epidemic Task Force completed its plan.
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Walgreens' 'Well Beyond HIV' Celebrates Those Over 50

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 01/13/2015 - 9:00pm
A Walgreens campaign and art exhibit highlights the voices and stories of HIV-positive people older than 50.
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NYC Health Dept. Launches PrEP, PEP Outreach Campaign

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 9:00pm
To boost awareness of pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP and PEP) to prevent HIV infection, the NYC Department of Health has launched an outreach program targeted to 600 doctors.
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Matt Bomer Wins Golden Globe for AIDS Drama 'The Normal Heart'

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 9:00pm
Matt Bomer's role in HBO's 'The Normal Heart' earned him a Golden Globe for best supporting actor in a TV miniseries or movie.
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Nevada May Require Condoms on Porn Sets, Just Like at Brothels

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Thu, 01/08/2015 - 9:00pm
After a porn actor likely contracted HIV on set, Nevada is thinking about requiring the adult film industry to meet the same safe-sex standards enforced in brothels.
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Egyptian Officials Sued Over Claims of HIV, Hepatitis C Cure

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 9:00pm
Egyptian lawyer Khaled Abou Bakr filed a lawsuit against Army officials in the country who claimed last year they created a device that cures HIV and hep C.
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Kidnapped Honduran AIDS Activist Has Been Released

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 9:00pm
Keren Dunaway Gonzalez, an 18-year-old AIDS activist in Honduras who was kidnapped January 6 in the city of San Pedro Sula, has been freed.
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Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Grant Goes to Nashville CARES Food Programs

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:00pm
The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation awarded Nashville CARES a $10,000 grant that will go toward its food services for people with HIV.
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Philadelphia Freedom: HIV and Incarceration

POZ Magazine Deputy Editor Oriol Gutierrez - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:48pm
The January/February 2015 issue of POZ magazine is online. Oriol R. Gutierrez Jr. http://blogs.poz.com/oriol
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Jacqui Kilmer Is the New CEO at Harlem United

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 9:00pm
The Harlem United board of directors announced that Jacqui Kilmer is the new CEO of the New York City community health care center as of January 1, 2015.
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Male Porn Actor Allegedly Contracts HIV While on Set in Nevada

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:00pm
Two male porn performers have tested positive for HIV, and officials say it is likely one of them infected the other while filming an unprotected sex scene in Nevada.
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University of Miami Gets Over $5M Grant for HIV Research

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 9:00pm
The funds support clinical trials with HIV-positive adult and pediatric patients.
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New Leadership at the Helm of Health GAP

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Sun, 12/28/2014 - 9:00pm
Asia Russell is the new executive director at Health GAP, and Jamila Headley is the new managing editor for the global HIV/AIDS organization.
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UNITAID Gives $63M to Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:00pm
A nearly $63 million investment by UNITAID will help the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) improve early infant diagnosis of HIV in nine African countries.
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FDA to Revise the Ban on Gay Blood Donors

Top Stories from POZ Magazine - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:00pm
The FDA announced it will lift the lifetime ban that prohibits any man who has ever had sex with another man from donating blood. A new policy will allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood if they've been celibate for 12 months.
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