Topics :: HIV prevention

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Do Decreased Funding and Drug-Resistant Infections Portend Impending AIDS Outbreak?

Do Decreased Funding and Drug-Resistant Infections Portend Impending AIDS Outbreak?

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 6
The threat of an impending HIV/AIDS outbreak lies in new drug-resistant strains. Second- and third-line treatments are less reliable and difficult to administer to patients in poor countries.

Video Series Tackles Bareback Reality of HIV Prevention

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 1
One film student is showing a "fun, sexy and outrageously frank 21st-century sex-ed for gay adults."

Deondre Moore Tells His Story as a Greater than AIDS Ambassador

By Jillian Melero | Jun 8
When, at 19 years old, Deondre Moore told his mother he was HIV-positive, she begged him not to tell his story. But Moore told it anyway, and became an official Greater Than AIDS ambassador

Trump Budget Worries HIV, Hepatitis Advocates

By Liz Highleyman | May 28
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal released this week includes major cuts to medical research and health services for low-income people that would have a devastating impact on people living with HIV, advocates said.

Web Series Aims to Educate on PrEP

By Yael Chanoff | Apr 23
"PrEP Project" premieres May 16. Part of the goal is to spread the word about PrEP, a once-a-day pill that studies show is over 99 percent effective in preventing HIV. It also sets out to break down stigmas about sex and HIV.

HIV in the Age of PrEP

By Richard Hack | Mar 26
At first it was heralded as a medical miracle-the news that a daily single dose of the drug Truvada protected sexually active people from contracting the HIV virus.

CA PrEP Program Delayed

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 25
Problems with California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program are leading to the delayed launch of a program that would help people statewide get access to PrEP.

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

Data Shows PEPFAR Plan Making An Impact In Africa

Dec 11
New data released this week by PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief) indicates the AIDS epidemic is becoming controlled in older adults and babies in the African countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

AHF Doctor Discusses PrEP Support

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 16
A doctor who works for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's railed against PrEP, discussed his support for the prevention method during a visit to San Francisco.

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