Tag Archives: Positive

PrEP promotion should be positive

The editors of the Lancet HIV contrast Dr K Rivet Amico and Professor Linda-Gail Bekker’s recommendations with the current state of PrEP policy in England. PrEP is only available through the Impact trial, which has been oversubscribed by gay and bisexual men, with capacity reached in many clinics and potential participants turned away. A proposal to… Read More »

World AIDS Day 2018: 2.1 Million Indians Are HIV Positive Says UNAIDS, But More Than 40% Are Unaware

World AIDS Day 2018 (Photo Credits: File Pic) Since 1988, the world has observed December 1 as World AIDS Day, the first among all global health days. It was observed to show solidarity with the ones living with HIV and AIDS, to create awareness, and to remember the ones who didn’t survive the fight against… Read More »

U.N. employee in eastern Congo tests positive for Ebola

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – A plumber working for the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry said on Friday, the first case of a U.N. worker contracting the disease during the current outbreak. The plumber is believed to have contracted the… Read More »