Friday, gay men plan to show up at 53 sites across the country to donate blood, knowing their offer will be rejected. The “Gay Blood Drive” aims to protest a federal ban that bars men who have sex with men from donating blood.
The World Health Organization has released new guidelines for AIDS treatment around the world. The guidelines come with a hefty price tag but may save millions of lives around the world and make a real dent in the HIV epidemic.
This week, a new study showed a possible reason for the link between chlamydia and cervical cancer, UNAIDS found that seven African countries have reduced new HIV infection rates in children, and a Disney Channel show is set to feature a pre-schooler with two moms.
UNAIDS and PEPFAR recently released a report on progress toward achieving an AIDS-free generation. Though there has been great progress, the report almost completely ignores the second target of the groups’ Global Plan: mothers.
The Supreme Court ruled that requiring U.S. organizations fighting HIV/AIDS abroad to take an anti-prostitution pledge violates the First Amendment.
I have been asked to suggest how we constructively engage women in Maternal Newborn and Child Health issues as “more than patients,” so I have come up with six suggested steps that we might all take together to achieve success.
The Boston School Committee is considering adopting a new policy that would add sexuality education and other health courses and make condoms available at all high schools in the city.
A Global Plan on HIV and AIDS? It has to work for women as well as for their children. Here’s how we can make that happen.
Now is the time to embrace the development of new health technologies that could provide simultaneous protection for the multiple health risks many women face.
Two bills currently in the California legislature are designed to expand condom use for two very different populations.