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Synonyms for AIDS

a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles

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The New York Times details "Rare Cancer Seen in 41 Homosexuals" on July 3; this is the first media story on AIDS,
2 million Americans living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
An issue that gained prominence in the weeklong conference was the need to empower women in the fight to end AIDS.
Over the past years, however, the AIDS crisis in Africa has worsened to catastrophic levels, with little being done to arrest the progress of the disease there because many in the affluent world, as A.
And it has inspired multilateral aid efforts in other areas, too, from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria, which pools funds from 45 countries and 13 corporations and private donors, to the Education for All "Fast Track Initiative" for basic education, which invites selected developing countries to submit national education plans to a consortium of donors who fund them collectively.
Brechtl: The AIDS Discrete Program was initiated in 1989 as the first long-term treatment site for patients with advanced AIDS and subsequently grew into a 156-bed unit.
In January 2001, Housing Works published a report stating that persons of color made up over 83 percent of new AIDS cases confirmed in 1999, according to the New York State Department of Health.
in response to a Mayoral nominee who told the media that his solution to the AIDS problem would be to "shoot the queers.
CRITICAL THINKING: Focus attention on how AIDS affects the economies of entire societies.
Tapsoba is a member of the National Catholic AIDS Committee (NCAC).
Note: The list below does not include most meetings designed primarily as continuing medical education (CME) training for medical professionals--some of which, like those of the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), we highly recommend.
My book is dedicated to my friend Bill Bagwell because he's the one who made AIDS personal for me.
It may be necessary to educate staff at the same time as or before clients enter an AIDS prevention program.
The level of stigmatization associated with HIV and AIDS has been declining within the United States, but the proportion of the public who hold misperceptions about how HIV is transmitted is rising.