Africa: Global Fund Signs $8.5 Billion Grants to Fight HIV, TB, Malaria
[Premium Times] "This is the highest amount of grants ever signed in a single year by the Global Fund," the group said. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Sudan Provides High-Quality HIV Services to Key Populations —and Sees Positive Results
January 13, 2021For the past five years, the Evidence to Action (E2A) project in South Sudan worked with the Ministry of Health, local partner organizations, and health workers to improve the health of people living with HIV, including groups that face barriers to health care and higher risks of infection, such as female sex workers. To meet the needs of these key populations, E2A: Provided screenings and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and provided gender-based violence screenings and referral services for hard-to-reach female sex workers ...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: South Sudan Evidence to Action (E2A) Project Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Community Health Workers Source Type: news

Epidemiology of maxillofacial soft tissue injuries in an oral emergency department in Beijing: a two-year retrospective study - Guo HQ, Yang X, Wang XT, Li S, Ji AP, Bai J.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Maxillofacial soft tissue injuries (STIs) may differ in epidemiological characteristics from other maxillofacial injuries. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of maxillofacial STIs in a public oral emergency departmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on STIs Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on STIs
In what ways has the current pandemic impacted the incidence and transmission of sexually transmitted infections?Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

How Our Sex Habits May Affect Our HPV and Cancer Risk
Certain sex practices, at certain ages, increased the risk of throat cancers related to human papillomavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Head and Neck Cancer Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Throat Cancer (Journal) Source Type: news

Nigeria: HIV, Tuberculosis Care Neglected Due to Covid-19 - Health Minister
[Leadership] Abuja -- The Minister of state for health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora has revealed that the care and attention given to HIV, tuberculosis and other ailments have been neglected due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Domestic violence against women: a hidden and deeply rooted health issue in India - Bhattacharya A, Yasmin S, Bhattacharya A, Baur B, Madhwani KP.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence was identified as a major contributor to the global burden of ill health in terms of female morbidity leading to psychological trauma and depression, injuries, sexually transmitted diseases, suicide, and murder. AIMS: The st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Tanzania: Tpsf Urged to Participate in Fight Against Aids
[Daily News] AIDS Trust Fund (ATF) has called for increased participation of members of the Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) in the fight against HIV/Aids. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 10, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Ministry Makes Strides in Preventing HIV Transmission
[The Herald] Herald Reporter (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Study examines attitudes toward long-acting injectable HIV therapy among women
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A study led by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers examines attitudes toward long-acting injectable (LAI) HIV therapies, among women with a history of injection--including medical purposes and substance use. The findings appear in the journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Africa: People With HIV Should Be Central to Prevention Efforts
[New Frame] HIV and Aids programmes will work better if they integrate the message of the U=U campaign about the relationship between viral suppression and halting the sexual transmission of HIV. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 6, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Geospatial and temporal associations between increases in opioid deaths, socioeconomics, and rates of sexually transmitted infections in the northeast United States 2012-2017 - Drewes MR, Jones J, Christiansen EN, Wilson JP, Allen B, Sloan CD.
With the introduction of fentanyl to illegal markets in 2013 and an overall rise in rates of synthetic opioid use, opioid-related deaths have increased significantly. A similar trend has been observed for sexually transmitted infections, homicides, and p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Africa: How Covid-19 May Result in One Million Excess Deaths From Other Diseases in Africa
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The pandemic has hit Africa's overburdened health services and left many unable to access treatment - raising fears of up to one million excess deaths from other illnesses (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Benue - HIV/Aids Prevalence Rate Drops From Ten to 4.9%
[Leadership] Makurdi -- Benue State Ministry of Health and Human Services has said that the successful placement of over 188,000 persons living with HIV/AIDs on treatment has dropped the pandemic prevalence rate from 10 percent to 4.9 percent as at June 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 31, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia: United Nations Agencies Deliver Lifeline Food Assistance to 25,000 Eritrean Refugees in Tigray
[WFP] Eritrean refugees in two camps in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia received a month's worth of food supplies through a joint distribution by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Ethiopia's Agency for Refugees and Returnee Affairs (ARRA). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HHS Launches National Plan to Attack STI Epidemic HHS Launches National Plan to Attack STI Epidemic
The first national plan to address sexually transmitted infections (STIs) seeks to enlist all clinicians and calls for the elimination of disparities that have disproportionate effects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Excess use of antibiotics due to COVID-19 triggers 'super gonorrhea'
The World Health Organisation clearly states the sexually transmitted infection (STI) may become even more resistant to the recommended... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Pinellas County (FL) Implements Model Vaccination Programs for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Emergency Personnel
Special JEMS “EMS TODAY SHOW” Join JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman and Pinellas County, Florida, EMS/medical direction officials as they discuss model COVID vaccination programs implemented for emergency responders and skilled nursing home facility (SNF) residents and staff. Ulyee Choe, DO, director of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Pinellas County; Angus Jameson, MD, Pinellas County EMS medical director and Charles (Chuck) Walker, Pinellas County EMS clinical services coordinator responsible for quality assurance discuss the planning and implementation of these important programs. ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 23, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives Florida Medicine Nursing Homes Source Type: news

Africa: This Project Gave Me a Second Chance
[E.G. Pediatric Aids Foundation] On a plain in Tanzania's northern region, situated between Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley, Yasinta sits and surveys the mountainous vista from the doorway of her boma, a traditional Maasai home, constructed of branches, mud, and dung. The middle-aged mother lives with her husband, children, and other relatives in a compound of seven bomas that sit together behind a fence of thorny bushes. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gambia: UNDP, GCCI Hand Over Newly Built Dormitories of 200 Bed Capacity At Jeshwang Detention Center
[Foroyaa] New dormitories at the Jeshwang detention center were unveiled and handed over to the Gambia Prisons Department on Thursday 17 December 2020, by the Government of The Gambia, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). The works have been realized in partnership with GAMWORKS through 'We Khan' Construction Company with UNDP provided funding which enabled the refurbishment and rebuilding of new Prison dormitories at Jeshwang Detention Center and at M (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Central African Republic: Continuity of HIV, TB and Malaria Services in Challenging Operational Environments
[GFO] The RAME, R éseau d'Accès aux Médicaments Essentiels (Access to Essential Medicines Network), commissioned a study in 2019 on community organizations' good practices, opportunities, and limitations in ensuring continuity of care in challenging operational environments (COEs). Five countries, classified as CO Es by the Global Fund, were selected to participate in the study: Central African Republic, Chad, Guinea, Mali, and Niger. RAME is the Francophone Africa platform of the Global Fund' (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kano to Enrol 553 HIV/Aids Patients to Access Free Healthcare Services - Official
[Vanguard] Kano State Government is to enrol 553 people living with HIV/AIDS to access free healthcare services, Aminu Bello-Sani, the Public Relations Officer, Kano State Agency for the Control of Aids (KSACA) disclosed in a statement on Monday, in Kano. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia: ACB Launches Campaign for Next Global Fund Strategy Development
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA-The African Constituency Bureau (ACB) for the Global Fund launched an advocacy campaign "African Voice for the Global Fund" to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria that will last for at least 7 months. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sex Education: Broadening the Definition of Relevant Outcomes
AbstractSubstantial evidence exists for the efficacy and effectiveness of comprehensive sex education (CSE) in positively influencing behaviors related to preventing unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including delaying sexual intercourse, increasing contraception and condom use, and reducing the frequency of sex and number of partners.  The scientific evidence also provides ample assurance that sex education does not have negative outcomes. The value of systematically gathering evidence about effective sex education programs is exemplified by two pioneering reports by Dr. Douglas Kirb...
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and factors associated with sexually transmitted infections among Thai women attending gynecology clinics - Thananowan N, Vongsirimas N, Rachapromma P.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are significant public health problems worldwide. However, most research on this association and risk of STIs has been conducted in Western countries and may not be generalizable to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: 'Let's Cut New HIV Infections'
[The Herald] Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Constantino Chiwenga has said Zimbabwe is committed to play its part in the reduction of new HIV infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Kwimba District Launches Youth HIV/Aids Awareness Campaign Project
[Daily News] KWIMBA District Council has launched the 'Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness' project that aims at reducing the rate of disease transmission. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Africa: Northern Cape Forgotten in South Africa's Strategic Plans to Fight HIV & Aids
[Democracy Works] Life Line Northern Cape (Life Line NC) is a community organisation based in the Sol Plaatje local municipality in Kimberly. Life Line NC is registered non-profit public benefit organisation with focus on four pillars: HIV&AIDS, sexual assault and gender-based violence; emotional wellness; and training. Life Line NC has a specific focus on key and vulnerable populations. The Kimberly-based organisation, which started operation in 2009, extends its services beyond Sol Plaatje local municipality and has b (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 17, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

HHS Releases First National Strategic Plan to Address Sexually Transmitted Infections
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the STI National Strategic Plan 2021-2025 (STI Plan) to address the public health crisis caused by increases in rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The goals of the plan include: preventing new STIs; reducing adverse outcomes of STIs; accelerating progress in STI research, technology, and innovation; reducing STI-related health disparities and health inequities; and achieving integrated, coordinated efforts that address the STI epidemic. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 17, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Co-occurring threats to agency among female sex workers in Baltimore, Maryland - Nestadt DF, Tomko C, Schneider KE, Kerrigan D, Decker MR, Sherman SG.
Driven largely by the unequal distribution of power, female sex workers (FSW) globally bear a disproportionately high burden of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and interpersonal violence. Prior literature has identified a number of multi-level factor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

South Africa: Access to HIV Prophylaxis At Pharmacies Not As Easy It Seems
[Daily Maverick] A survey by Maverick Citizen has found that more than half of pharmacies listed as places to access critical drugs after possible exposure to HIV are unable to help, with some even failing to respond to emails and phone calls. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Udom On Campaign to Tackle HIV/Aids, Ncds
[Daily News] UNIVERSITY of Dodoma (UDOM) has embarked on a three-day campaign to tackle HIV/AIDs and chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among its workers and the community at large. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

COVID-19: impact on STIs, HIV and viral hepatitis, PHE
This report assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prevention, testing, diagnosis and care for STIs, HIV and hepatitis in England to date. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests reporting of sexually transmitted infections may be impacted by COVID-19
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) With the health care community heavily focused on COVID-19 since the first quarter of 2020, there have been concerns that reporting of other diseases -- and the resulting data that enables them to be more effectively treated and controlled -- may have been impacted. For example, little is known about how the pandemic may have affected the reporting of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Fails to Meet HIV Prevention Targets - Report
[Vanguard] The 2020 target set out by the Federal Government in the Global HIV Prevention Coalition have been underachieved, a report released by a group of civil society organizations working in partnership to inspire, transform and connect (PITCH) the HIV response said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 15, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

FKA twigs files lawsuit against Shia LaBeouf, alleges 'relentless abuse'
The singer claims the actor knowingly gave her a sexually transmitted disease, among other allegations of abusive and volatile behavior. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Uganda, Kenya Picked for Flavoured Drug for Children Living With HIV
[Monitor] Uganda and Kenya are among six African countries set to receive new generic strawberry-flavoured tablets for treating children living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the first half of 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ghana: 'Desist From Stigmatising People With AIDS'
[Ghanaian Times] Residents of La have been advised to desist from stigmatising persons who have contracted sexually-transmitted disease (STDs), especially Human Immune Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 11, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

South Africa: HIV in Umkhanyakude - Impressive Numbers, but Living With HIV Difficult Amid Socio-Economic Hardship
[spotlight] The KwaZulu-Natal government aims to test about 3.2m people living in KwaZulu-Natal for HIV in this financial year. On World AIDS Day 2020 (December 1st), Premier Sihle Zikhalala said so far they have only tested 60.8% or 1.9m people in the province due to lockdown restrictions that hampered testing efforts. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Adopts Strategies to Check Mother to Child Infection of HIV
[This Day] Federal Government has said it is determined to eliminate mother-to-child-transmission (PMTCT) of HIV by focusing more attention to eight highest burden states. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Isiolo Leads Frontier Counties in HIV Prevalence Rate
[Nation] In a case of modern paradoxes, Isiolo town, which has witnessed major developments since the onset of devolution, is now experiencing serious negative impacts from the same. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: Men Set Record for HIV Testing
[Daily News] MORE than 500 people, mostly men, have undergone HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling and testing as part of marking the World AIDS Day last week. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Keep Fighting the 'Other Pandemic' Ahf Urges Nigerians
[Vanguard] While COVID-19 has devastated communities worldwide and remained in the spotlight since last year, the world must keep fighting to protect gains made against HIV/AIDS--a pandemic that has been raging for over 30 years and remains a global public health crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Liberia: Liberia First Lady Holds One-Day Roundtable Dialogue to Commemorate World Aids Day Celebration
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The First Lady of Liberia Madam Clar Weah has held a one-day roundtable dialogue on AIDS with an aim to stop new HIV infections and get people on lifesaving, infection-preventing treatment amidst COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: World Aids Day - Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility
[Shabait] World AIDS Day was observed on December 1st under the theme 'Global Solidarity and Shared Responsibility.' As the world is in the midst of a health crisis caused by COVID-19, it was emphasized at this year's observance that the maintenance of essential HIV services should be given due consideration alongside the urgent response to COVID-19. World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the world that HIV has not gone away - there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice an (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news