Trends for 2013 , Aids.gov

As we anticipate the next big thing in the use of new media and emerging technologies to support HIV/AIDS and other health care efforts, we’ve asked experts and thought leaders across the Federal and private sectors to predict the trends to watch in 2013. Here’s what we heard them say. Together we will declare (and encourage) change: As called for in the New Media Declaration, more and more individuals and organizations will declare that new media and emerging technologies are critical … [Read more...]

AN AIDS-FREE GENERATION

Despite great strides in treating HIV, and despite effective prevention strategies that have reduced its spread among many populations, about 50,000 new cases of HIV are still diagnosed each year. December 1, World AIDS Day, is a good time to remember not only how far we have come since HIV first appeared three decades ago, but also the obstacles that still stand in the way of creating the “AIDS-free generation” that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has called on the world community to … [Read more...]

Australia – Take action to reduce transmission of HIV, World Aids Day

Human Immunodeficiency Virus is transmissible through bodily fluids such as blood. With time, HIV causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease, which is not communicable. HIV positive individuals need special health care and support from their community to live free from discrimination. We need to understand HIV and what it means to be HIV positive to properly support the individuals living with the virus. This year will be a 'celebration of love and life', commemorating those who have gone … [Read more...]

Stories Behind Facing AIDS: Why Do I Face AIDS?

By AIDS.gov Karen Walker Through the Facing AIDS photosharing initiative, you and your community can join the thousands of Americans who are helping reduce stigma and promote HIV testing by putting a face to AIDS for World AIDS Day (December 1) and beyond. Karen Walker, a nurse and a mother, wrote this powerful description of why she is Facing AIDS as part of the AIDS.gov Facing AIDS anti-stigma photo initiative. Why do I Face AIDS By Karen Walker I face AIDS because of my life … [Read more...]

UN Women Spotlights Persistent Challenges and Impact of AIDS on Women

UN Women Spotlights Persistent Challenges and Impact of AIDS on Women UN Women Press Release For immediate release Media Contact: Oisika Chakrabarti, Media Specialist, UN Women, oisika.chakrabarti[at]unwomen.org, +1 646 781-4522 United Nations, New York, 7 June 2011 — As world leaders gather at UN Headquarters in New York this week to chart the future course of the global AIDS response, UN Women is advocating for a robust response for those infected and affected by HIV — … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE …based on a true life Courtney's Story!

    A Celebration of Women   is elated to announce to the Women of our World the following PRESS RELEASE. A Celebration of Women is a Global Women's Advocacy Foundation created to inspire all women to step up and Take Action! This is accomplished through a marketing model of ‘Celebrating the Lives’ of Women Leaders , our WOMEN of ACTION, that are trailblazing, in one way or another, our path in this new millennium, for the further establishment of Gender Equity and Women's- Human Rights! " * … [Read more...]

PRESS RELEASE …based on a true life Courtney’s Story!

    A Celebration of Women   is elated to announce to the Women of our World the following PRESS RELEASE. A Celebration of Women is a Global Women's Advocacy Foundation created to inspire all women to step up and Take Action! This is accomplished through a marketing model of ‘Celebrating the Lives’ of Women Leaders , our WOMEN of ACTION, that are trailblazing, in one way or another, our path in this new millennium, for the further establishment of Gender Equity and Women's- Human Rights! " * … [Read more...]

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