Topics :: HIV prevention

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

3,000 Restaurants Participate in Dining Out for Life

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, eat dinner out and help save the world! More than 3,000 restaurants across 60 North American cities will participate in Dining Out For Life, hosted by Subaru.

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 18, 2014
On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians’ Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective.

Miss Universe Named Madrina of Latino Commission on AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
During a special ceremony at Macy’s Herald Square on April 16, Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler was named the new Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS, to welcome her as an international spokesperson to help deliver their message of HIV prevention.

Douglas Brooks Appointed Director of Office of National AIDS Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
The White House has announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Gay Men Divide Over Use Of HIV Prevention Drug

By David Crary | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected men who engage in gay sex without condoms

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

The Sound and Fury of the PrEP Debate (and the Facts to Win it)

By Mark S. King | Saturday Mar 29, 2014
When Truvada achieved FDA approval in July of 2012 for prophylaxis, it was as if the ghosts of naysayers from the 60’s rose from their resting places and began drilling their objections into the hearts and minds of contemporary society.

PEPFAR Cuts Threaten Goal of AIDS-Free Generation

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 28, 2014
With the release of President Barack Obama’s 2015 Global AIDS Funding budget, leading global health experts have voiced their concerns about the effects of the President’s proposed cuts.