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Uganda Official: U.S. Cuts Up To $6 Million In Aid

AIDS | Mar 21
Uganda’s health minister says the government has lost up to $6 million in annual U.S. government support over the East African country’s new anti-gay law.

AIDS Institute members tabling at a health event

Obama’s HIV Budget Shows Commitment to Domestic Programs

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 18
President Barack Obama released his domestic budget for HIV prevention and treatment this month, and AIDS service organizations are mostly pleased with the distribution of funds to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Researcher Jens Lundgren

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Dr. Gary Blick says a functional cure may be a reality

Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has stepped up for PLWHAs

AIDS Orgs Commend Gov. Cuomo’s Move to Keep PLWHAs Housed & Fed

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
As budget cuts continue to take a hit on New York City AIDS Service Organizations, two local groups applaud efforts by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS aren’t homeless or hungry.

An H9 T cell, blue, infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), yellow.

Studies Show Big Promise for HIV Prevention Drug

AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Mar 4
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.

HIV Prevention Justice Alliance director Julie (JD) Davids

CDC Updates Term for ’Unprotected Sex’

AIDS | By Chuck Colbert | Feb 15
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have agreed to stop using the term "unprotected sex" to mean "sex without condoms."

Supervisor David Campos

Clean Crack Pipes as HIV, Hep C Prevention Tool?

AIDS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 8
San Francisco city supervisors and health advocates are continuing to greet the idea of distributing crack pipes with a mix that includes open-mindedness and silence.

HIV Cure Research Gets Million Dollar Boost From amfAR

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jan 23
The Foundation for AIDS Research (or amfAR) announced Wednesday it’s giving grants to five teams of scientists working at "leading research institutions in the U.S. and around the globe to collaborate on studies aimed at curing HIV."

Michael Johnson aka Tiger Mandingo

Missouri Man Accused of Exposing 30 People to HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 21
Prosecutors have accused a former Missouri college student of knowingly exposing more than 30 sexual partners to HIV in four months -- as revealed by the man’s personal video collection of the encounters.