IPM’s dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently, new data analyses suggest

Exploratory findings further support the launch of two open-label studies and continued research as IPM pursues regulatory approval

July 18, 2016 - Durban, South Africa - International Partnership for Microbicides. New data analyses announced at the AIDS 2016 conference today provide additional evidence suggesting that the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring developed by the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) provides significant protection against HIV infection in women when...

HIV Among Issues Examined During White House’s United State of Women Summit

June 23, 2016 - The White House.

By Amy Lansky, Caira Woods

Last week, thousands of people gathered for the United State of Women, a White House summit focused on the needs of women and girls. Employing the theme, “Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow,” the event highlighted priorities such as health and wellness, violence against women, and economic empowerment, celebrating what we’ve achieved, identifying the challenges that...

PEPFAR Announces New $100 Million Investment Fund to Expand Access to Proven HIV Prevention and Treatment Services for Key Populations

June 9, 2016 - New York - PEPFAR. The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced today the creation of a $100 million Key Populations Investment Fund to expand access to proven HIV prevention and treatment services for key populations. The Fund, which was announced during the 2016 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, will support innovative, tailored, community-led approaches to address critical issues and...

Chicago #HIVLoveWins Video Series: For providers & patients living with & affected by HIV

Mar 28, 2016
via HIVE

HIVE (the San Francisco-based hub of positive sexual and reproductive health) and the AIDS Foundation Chicago's (AFC) Midwest HIV Pregnancy Prevention and Planning Initiative (MHPPPI) co-created a video series about HIV-affected individuals and couples and reproductive health intentions – real life vignettes of ...

First-Ever State of HCV Care National Survey Reveals Payer Restrictions as Key Barrier to HCV Treatment

May 2, 2016 - HealthHIVTreatment utilization policies impacting coverage by payers have been identified as a major barrier among substantial and diverse barriers preventing providers from delivering necessary care to their HCV-infected patients, according to HealthHCV's State of HCV CareTM national survey report. Other barriers identified included: limited infrastructure for proving hepatitis C screening and treatment and limited clinical knowledge about...

STUDY: Are you a woman living with HIV/AIDS with a history of drug or alcohol use?

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Research Description & Purpose

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are conducting a study on attention and memory among women who are living with HIV/AIDS and have used alcohol or drugs. 

Would the study be a good fit for me?

This study may be a good fit for you if you meet the following criteria:

  • Are a woman age 18 to 60
  • Have ever
  • ...

Hi! This my first time on...

Hi! This my first time on this forum and I really need help please. My roommate I'm sure is infected with HIV or aids and does not tell me. She is also very mean to me. If she does she will give it to me I'm sure she will infect me. Can anyone help me? What should I do?

This Device Could Stop HIV's Spread. Will It Get Funded?

March 08 2016 - The Daily Beast. A small vaginal ring shows promise in the fight against HIV. Will it get the money it needs to make it to market?

Amanda Zikhali was sitting in a small room at the University of the Witwatersrand's Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) in Johannesburg, South Africa, in February. She was nervous.

For the last two years, the 32-year-old mother...

For many women, HIV is a byproduct of a lifetime of trauma

February 27, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle.

By Joaquin Palomino

Her daughter was 4 years old when Vicky Blake learned she’d contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It was 1994, before the advent of antiretroviral drugs that could help arrest the virus, and Blake feared she would not live to see Curtisha turn 10.

The grim medical prognosis was compounded by the fact that everything...

The Well Project User Survey Report 2014

Did you know that in the last eight years, social media usage has skyrocketed from 8 percent to 73 percent of all Internet users, and that more than 70% of internet users in the US said they looked online for health information in the past year? Why are these facts and figures important? Because they demonstrate that The Well Project, which has used technology as a platform to disseminate information...

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IPM’s dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently, new data analyses suggest

Exploratory findings further support the launch of two open-label studies and continued research as IPM pursues regulatory approval

July 18, 2016 - Durban, South Africa - International Partnership for Microbicides. New data analyses announced at the AIDS 2016 conference today provide additional evidence suggesting that the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring developed by the nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) provides significant protection against HIV infection in women when...

HIV Among Issues Examined During White House’s United State of Women Summit

June 23, 2016 - The White House.

By Amy Lansky, Caira Woods

Last week, thousands of people gathered for the United State of Women, a White House summit focused on the needs of women and girls. Employing the theme, “Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow,” the event highlighted priorities such as health and wellness, violence against women, and economic empowerment, celebrating what we’ve achieved, identifying the challenges that...

PEPFAR Announces New $100 Million Investment Fund to Expand Access to Proven HIV Prevention and Treatment Services for Key Populations

June 9, 2016 - New York - PEPFAR. The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced today the creation of a $100 million Key Populations Investment Fund to expand access to proven HIV prevention and treatment services for key populations. The Fund, which was announced during the 2016 United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, will support innovative, tailored, community-led approaches to address critical issues and...

Chicago #HIVLoveWins Video Series: For providers & patients living with & affected by HIV

Mar 28, 2016
via HIVE

HIVE (the San Francisco-based hub of positive sexual and reproductive health) and the AIDS Foundation Chicago's (AFC) Midwest HIV Pregnancy Prevention and Planning Initiative (MHPPPI) co-created a video series about HIV-affected individuals and couples and reproductive health intentions – real life vignettes of ...

First-Ever State of HCV Care National Survey Reveals Payer Restrictions as Key Barrier to HCV Treatment

May 2, 2016 - HealthHIVTreatment utilization policies impacting coverage by payers have been identified as a major barrier among substantial and diverse barriers preventing providers from delivering necessary care to their HCV-infected patients, according to HealthHCV's State of HCV CareTM national survey report. Other barriers identified included: limited infrastructure for proving hepatitis C screening and treatment and limited clinical knowledge about...

STUDY: Are you a woman living with HIV/AIDS with a history of drug or alcohol use?

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Research Description & Purpose

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are conducting a study on attention and memory among women who are living with HIV/AIDS and have used alcohol or drugs. 

Would the study be a good fit for me?

This study may be a good fit for you if you meet the following criteria:

  • Are a woman age 18 to 60
  • Have ever
  • ...

Hi! This my first time on...

Hi! This my first time on this forum and I really need help please. My roommate I'm sure is infected with HIV or aids and does not tell me. She is also very mean to me. If she does she will give it to me I'm sure she will infect me. Can anyone help me? What should I do?

This Device Could Stop HIV's Spread. Will It Get Funded?

March 08 2016 - The Daily Beast. A small vaginal ring shows promise in the fight against HIV. Will it get the money it needs to make it to market?

Amanda Zikhali was sitting in a small room at the University of the Witwatersrand's Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) in Johannesburg, South Africa, in February. She was nervous.

For the last two years, the 32-year-old mother...

For many women, HIV is a byproduct of a lifetime of trauma

February 27, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle.

By Joaquin Palomino

Her daughter was 4 years old when Vicky Blake learned she’d contracted HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. It was 1994, before the advent of antiretroviral drugs that could help arrest the virus, and Blake feared she would not live to see Curtisha turn 10.

The grim medical prognosis was compounded by the fact that everything...

The Well Project User Survey Report 2014

Did you know that in the last eight years, social media usage has skyrocketed from 8 percent to 73 percent of all Internet users, and that more than 70% of internet users in the US said they looked online for health information in the past year? Why are these facts and figures important? Because they demonstrate that The Well Project, which has used technology as a platform to disseminate information...

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