While great progress has been made against HIV/AIDS in the past few decades, there are still 16 million people living with HIV today, with the scale of the epidemic growing in some communities. The issue is not a lack of tools or services to address HIV, but rather a lack of access and adoption of those services. The Elton John AIDS Foundation is changing that, supporting programs across the globe that address HIV/AIDS at every stage, from prevention efforts to supporting those living with HIV/AIDS.
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Though there have been many strides made towards curing the HIV/AIDS epidemic, such as the recent breakthrough of scientists using gene editing to remove HIV from the genome of T-cells, there is still much work to be done and over 1.2 million in the United States affected.
Grants to 16 organizations will strengthen HIV programs for adolescents and the elderly, support women co-infected with HIV and cervical or breast cancers and integrate treatment for co-infection with HIV and tuberculosis
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 9:00 am EST, NEW YORK, /3BL Media/ - To mark World AIDS Day, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation today announced 16 grants totaling $3.5 million for programs in Africa that strengthen HIV services for adolescents and the elderly, raise awareness and access to health care for women co-diagnosed with HIV and breast or cervical cancer, and build community capacity and integrate treatment for HIV/tuberculosis (TB) co-infection.
On Thursday, October 15, the Fox Pride LGBT-Straight Alliance commemorated its first anniversary with an outdoor event in honor of Spirit Day, GLAAD's yearly campaign to support LGBT youth and speak out against bullying. The event, held at the Fox Studios Lot in Los Angeles and at the Fox International Channels office in Hong Kong, brought together Fox Pride members and supporters from across 21st Century Fox businesses to celebrate the company's LGBT community.
Campaign to Raise Awareness of Thousands of Broward County Residents On the Importance of Being Tested and Knowing Your HIV/AIDS Status
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to a unique partnership with ArtServe and CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) is contributing to Art to End AIDS, a new public mural project that is part of the broader HIV Ends With Me and Broward Greater Than AIDS campaigns.
When you’re living with HIV, knowledge and action can mean the difference between a long and healthy life and a life cut tragically short. So we’re committed to making sure that those in the US who have the virus know it and are empowered to do something about it.
It’s been 34 years since the first case of AIDS was identified, and 28 years since the first treatment for AIDS was approved by the FDA. In the past three decades, we’ve made advances in treatments for HIV/AIDS but a cure has remained elusive.
Last week Coca-Cola, (RED) and the fundraising platform Omaze announced that a remarkable line-up of artists, including Bono, OneRepublic, Deadmau5, Wyclef Jean, Avicii, Aloe Blacc, and the legendary rock band Queen will release new songs and offer one-of-a-kind experiences as part of “SHARE THE SOUND OF AN AIDS FREE GENERATION” - a month long global campaign.