Aids and HIV

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Ximei review – Ai Weiwei produces inspiring portrait of Chinese Aids activist
Liu Ximei, who was diagnosed with HIV at 10, is shown as a dauntless campaigner whose home provides a warm haven for patients still neglected in China

Phuong Le

04, Dec, 2022 @5:19 PM

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‘I lost my retirement, my career, my home’: the Americans imprisoned for being HIV-positive
Thirty-three states maintain laws tied to exposure or transmission, many developed long before the illness was understood

Amelia Abraham

01, Dec, 2022 @5:22 PM

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We have the tools to stop the spread of HIV in England. So why is it on the rise? | Deborah Gold
A wildly successful new NHS scheme shows how easy this could be, says the National Aids Trust’s chief executive, Deborah Gold

Deborah Gold

01, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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No mother should have to choose between her baby starving or being infected with HIV | Olena Stryzhak
In Ukraine many mothers lack the formula milk and drugs needed to prevent mother-to-child transmission. We must not allow this war to undo decades of progress

Olena Stryzhak

30, Nov, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘There’s no protection’: South Africa faces Covid legacy of sex for money
HIV infections and pregnancies are on the increase among young women, after many resorted to transactional sex to survive during the pandemic

Sarah Johnson in Soshanguve

18, Nov, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s about having your tag everywhere’: why the art of Keith Haring is all around us
From Pandora rings to Uniqlo sweatshirts, it is hard to avoid the 80s graffiti artist’s designs. Such collaborations enable his charitable foundation to dish out millions in grants, but not everyone is happy

Lauren Cochrane

17, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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UK criticised for ‘disastrous decision’ to cut health aid pledge by almost a third
Charities say reduced donations to the Global Fund will lead to the preventable deaths of up to 1.5 million people

Lizzy Davies and Aubrey Allegretti

14, Nov, 2022 @3:48 PM

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‘HIV can kill faster than the drug abuse’: Nigeria opens first needle exchange to tackle infection
The programme, seen as a shift in attitudes in a zero-tolerance country, is aimed at curbing the spread of blood-borne disease

Ope Adetayo in Ibadan

14, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘No new HIV cases by 2030’: England hopes to become first country in the world to defeat virus
New medicines will be made available across the country to end regional disparities

James Tapper

22, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Zimbabwe becomes first African nation to approve HIV prevention drug
World Health Organization welcomes country’s ‘crucial step’ in backing use of long-acting injectable cabotegravir (CAB-LA)

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

20, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Pledge aid or deprive Commonwealth’s poorest in diseases fight, UK warned
Latest advances to curb Aids, tuberculosis and malaria are beyond reach without funding, says Global Fund’s executive director

Lizzy Davies

11, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

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The Global Fund has saved 50m lives. So why has the UK refused to make a pledge? | Sarah Champion
Liz Truss’s first UN general assembly was a chance to commit to fighting global disease – millions of lives hang in the balance

Sarah Champion

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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