Tag Archive | HIV/AIDS
(Reuters) – Productions about gay men in New York City, friendship after the September 11 attacks, and love in Mississippi, dominated Britain’s prestigious Olivier Awards for best theatre on Sunday. In a distinctly American-themed night, “The Inheritance”, a play about the generation after the peak of the AIDS crisis, was joint overall winner with four […]
(Reuters) – An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV-resistant donor, his doctors said. Almost three years after he received bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resists […]
Donald Trump’s pledge to halt all new HIV infections in the United States within a decade was dismissed as an “empty gesture” by activists who said his administration had stripped resources from those fighting the epidemic. Critics said the promise made in the State of the Union address was at odds with his actions, including […]
The 2018 Irish Aid Annual Professor Michael Kelly Lecture on HIV/AIDS will take place in Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, on December 11, at 5:00 pm. This year’s lecture will include a video address from Father Michael Kelly in Zambia, and will be moderated by broadcaster and entertainer, Dil Wickramesinghe.
Donald Trump’s Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2018 – full text below: “For more than three decades, our Nation and the world have confronted the challenges posed by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Today, thanks to lifesaving medications, an HIV/AIDS diagnosis does not have to be a death sentence. […]
On World AIDS Day 2018, Ireland is facing the real prospect that new HIV diagnoses will top 500 for the second time in 3 years. To date, provisional figures for 2018 indicate there have been 459 new HIV diagnoses in Ireland, 26 ahead of this time last year [www.hpsc.ie]. That’s over ten new infections per […]