When my campus recently brought in a local group to offer free HIV testing for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the process did not go as smoothly as it has in the past.
December 1 was World AIDS Day. Here’s how we took action.
Join thousands of activists in Washington, DC or online this week for the 2012 International AIDS Conference! You can find information about in person registration here, but there is also a parallel and FREE “Global Village,” where advocates and activists from around the world will gather, have booths, hold workshops, and share ideas. Some workshops […]
by Meghan Yee The fight to end HIV/AIDS continues today December 1, 2011, World AIDS Day. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first reported cases of HIV/AIDS (human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome). Despite victories in the years since the first diagnoses, there are many hurdles that need to be overcome in “Getting […]
A study published last week called into question the benefits of injectable hormones, the most popular form of contraception used in Southern and Eastern Africa, and identified a link between the contraception and HIV transmission. The study appeared in a New York Times article, attracting attention to the possible implications for the women of Africa […]