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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 total worldwide spending for AIDS prevention, treatment, and care was $4.
The health ministry, an AIDS prevention foundation and a nongovernmental organization (NGO) jointly opened an education center in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward on Friday to promote HIV prevention as recent data shows the virus is spreading particularly among homosexuals in Japan.
The grant enables GAIA to launch the Malawi Women's Empowerment Project to train a network of women in rural Malawi villages in AIDS prevention and care.
However, foundations are still more willing to fund randomized experiments in medicine than in education, The Gates Foundation, for instance, funded by the multibillionaire founder of Microsoft, has admirably committed $50 million for a carefully designed randomized study of an AIDS prevention initiative in Africa.
Brazil has won worldwide acclaim for AIDS prevention policies that include free medication for those infected with HIV and broad public information campaigns that promote the use of condoms.
The group then shifted its focus to AIDS prevention and control.
Players participating in a national high school soccer tournament to begin Saturday will be wearing ''Stop AIDS'' ribbon stickers on their shoulders to promote AIDS prevention among teenagers, the Health and Welfare Ministry and the Japanese Foundation for AIDS Prevention said Tuesday.
A seminar for Buddhist monks on AIDS prevention and care started in Phnom Penh on Friday in an effort to seek the help of religious leaders to control the deadly virus.
The Vatican's votes on abortion, contraception, and AIDS prevention are what prompted Catholics for a Free Choice to launch the "See Change" campaign a year ago, Kissling says.
O'Hara, Messick, Fichtner and Parris (1996) evaluated a peer-led AIDS prevention program for students attending an alternative school with results from a pre/post intervention questionnaire indicating an increase in AIDS awareness and in condom use.
What began ostensibly as a family-planning center has now branched out into everything from primary health care and AIDS prevention to income, generation schemes, rural development, sanitation, environmental, and reforestation projects.
Education about risk is fundamental to AIDS prevention efforts but by itself is usually insufficient to produce and sustain behavior change.
Relapse from safer sex: the next challenge for AIDS prevention efforts.
When she finishes the six-month program at the New Life Project, which receives financial support from the Catholic-ran Caritas program and a group of Italian Catholic missioner priests, Veronica said, she hopes to work with other transvestites, offering them information on AIDS prevention and substance abuse.
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