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UNAIDS announces Deborah Birx as U.S. global AIDS coordinator

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TweetUNAIDS announced on Thursday that Deborah Birx will lead the United States’ international HIV efforts as ambassador-at-large and oversee the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. “Ambassador Birx is widely recognized for her passion and commitment to the AIDS … Read More »

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EU releases updated Action Plan to fight HIV/AIDS in neighboring countries

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TweetThe European Commission released its Action Plan on HIV/AIDS on Friday that extends and builds on existing action established by the 2009-2013 Action Plan. The new plan puts greater focus on keeping HIV/AIDS as a priority on the political agenda, … Read More »

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MSF ordered to stop medical activities in Myanmar, thousands at risk

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TweetMédecins Sans Frontières Holland closed its HIV/AIDS clinics in Rakhine, Shan and Kachin on Friday and ceased treating thousands of patients by order of the Union Government of Myanmar. MSF said the Union Government’s order to cease all activities in … Read More »

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British Columbia Centre for Excellence and SAP roll out new technology

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Tweet The British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS said on Tuesday it is rolling out big data technology from PHEMI Health Systems and SAP AG to deliver personalized medicine specific to the genetic signature of the virus that infects … Read More »

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UNAIDS, Lancet Commission meet on future of AIDS

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TweetThe Joint U.N. Programme on HIV/AIDS and the Lancet Commission met on Thursday in London to discuss the future of AIDS and global health in the post-2015 era, according to UNAIDS. The commission brings together more than 40 heads of … Read More »

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U2′s “Invisible” raises more than $3 million from Bank of America

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Tweet (RED) announced on Tuesday that U2’s new song “Invisible,” which was featured in a Super Bowl commercial, raised more than $3 million from Bank of America to support the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. During the … Read More »

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Rihanna teams up with M*A*C AIDS Fund, UNAIDS to expand HIV treatment

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Tweet The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS announced on Thursday that it would join forces with recording artist Rihanna and the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund to expand lifesaving HIV treatment for millions. The M∙A∙C AIDS Fund, which was established in … Read More »

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(RED), U2 and Bank of America partner to fight AIDS during Super Bowl

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Tweet (RED), U2 and Bank of America recently announced a partnership that is expected to raise more than $10 million for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria during the Super Bowl. During the Super Bowl on February … Read More »

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GeoVax announces Phase 2a clinical trial results for AIDS vaccine

UNAIDS and Global Fund fear LGBT law in Nigeria will impede treatment

IAVI congratulates Birx on AIDS coordinator nomination

Global Fund nominates Dr. Deborah Birx as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

U2 members praise U.S. for leadership on treating AIDS

Gabriel Pediatrics responds to article on U.S. treatment of pediatric AIDS

Gladstone Institute researchers provide insight in fight against HIV/AIDS

Board calls on UNAIDS to support new national antiretroviral treatments

Live Nation Entertainment works with (RED) to raise more than $130,000 for The Global Fund

Significant challenges remain to defeat AIDS

UNICEF calls for support to end adolescent HIV infection

(RED) raises $46 million at auction to fight HIV/AIDS

Gyft and Immunity Project partner for holidays to fund vaccination

Fight against HIV/AIDS in Asia and Pacific far from over

Sen. Coburn and Rep. Lee urge new goal in AIDS treatment

Uganda launches HIV/AIDS campaign

UNAIDS praises departing ambassador for work on U.S. AIDS response

Live Nation Entertainment joins (RED) in fight against AIDS

Miguel Bose launches “Be a Hero” campaign to fight AIDS

UNAIDS recommends focus shift to HIV-infected adults 50 and older

IAVI affirms NIAID statements on importance, challenge of AIDS vaccine

Tobira successfully completes Phase 2b for cenicriviroc AIDS vaccine

Kate Thompson joins Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

GeoVax announces positive results from Phase IIa HIV vaccine trial