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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research is dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research.
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in 1994: gay filmmaker, painter and stage director Derek Jarman dies of AIDS at the age of 52. Learn more:
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amfAR Feb 17
in 1994: gay author and journalist Randy Shilts dies of AIDS-related illness at age 42. Shilts was one of the first journalists to regularly cover the AIDS crisis. Learn more:
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amfAR Feb 16
in 1990: gay artist and activist Keith Haring dies of AIDS-related complications at age 31. Haring’s art, often political in nature, took on safe sex, AIDS awareness, the crack epidemic, and anti-Apartheid, among other issues. Learn more:
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amfAR Feb 16
"It is imperative we put aside our prejudices and dig deep to find the political will to start nurturing in earnest the sexual health of our youth." asked 4 experts to weigh in on 2018 priorities for ending AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region:
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amfAR Feb 15
Last year, Uganda - a country with the tenth highest HIV prevalence in the world - became the first country in the world to commit to end AIDS by 2030. explores how the global gag rule is impacting progress towards that goal:
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amfAR Feb 15
A Partnership between , and to Improve Hepatitis C Diagnosis and Treatment Access in Asia
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amfAR Feb 15
New report: amidst a skyrocketing increase in new HIV cases, people living with HIV in the Philippines continue to experience workplace discrimination. urges the government to enforce existing laws banning HIV/AIDS discrimination:
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amfAR Feb 14
A new study provides more evidence that transgender communities have specific drivers of HIV, and that transgender people need HIV programs and services tailored to their unique needs. Read more via :
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PEPFAR Feb 14
Happy Valentine’s Day! Show your love and know your status. Use the testing locator to find a testing location near you.
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amfAR Feb 14
More on the emerging ties between cancer and HIV treatment through shared drug targets:
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amfAR Feb 13
Today is . Learn the correct way to use a female condom via :
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amfAR Feb 13
Today is . Learn the correct way to use a male condom via :
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amfAR Feb 13
Today is . Condoms are an indispensable part of evidence-based HIV prevention programs and are necessary to curbing the global AIDS epidemic. Learn the right way to use a male condom or female condom via :
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Annette Sohn Feb 13
taking new steps to address gaps in prevention and care for key populations in the region. Persistent stigma and discrimination must be addressed for us to reach targets.
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Friends of the GF Feb 12
The proposed cut to the would squander our progress against – it would mean putting 454,750 fewer people on antiretroviral therapy
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amfAR Feb 12
in 2008: the case of A.K.A. "The Berlin Patient" – the first & only person cured of AIDS – is first reported in . More:
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amfAR Feb 12
"The highest priority in 2018 for ending AIDS is ensuring funding support for community groups, and addressing legal barriers to HIV services for young people." Experts weigh in on 2018 priorities for ending AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region:
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amfAR Feb 11
Eleven who have made invaluable contributions to the progress on HIV/AIDS.
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amfAR Feb 11
Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Here, we highlight just some of the many past and present female leaders in HIV research.
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amfAR Feb 10
in 1990: writer-director Bill Sherwood dies of AIDS complications at age 37. Sherwood’s 1986 film, “Parting Glances”, was one of the first American films to address the AIDS crisis. Learn more:
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