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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 Center for AIDS Prevention has mobilized a nationwide fundraising campaign, but members of the tight-knit AIDS community in California have never heard of the group.
member states to hard targets on funding of AIDS prevention, care and treatment.
Promising new drug for AIDS prevention. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced in March that a new prophylactic drug combination is proving so effective in animal studies that it will expand currently existing human trials.
And so, after I finished my public health degree, I left my job as a university-based pathologist to work full-time on AIDS prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
On October 6, 2005 Palladia, Inc-HIV Service Unit received a Certificate of Achievement from The City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Bureau of HIV/ AIDS Prevention and Control Women and HIV/AIDS Unit.
The laws, according to a review done by scholars at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at University of California San Francisco, largely require simply that the positive partner in a sex act was aware of his or her status and didn't reveal it.
President George Bush's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, which seeks to change the focus of AIDS prevention strategies away from condoms to the kind of abstinence model that has proven to be a success in Uganda.
Through training in AIDS prevention, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition, fellows from GSC and its partner organizations worked in rural areas to emphasize the significance of nutrition and access to healthy food in the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS.
Lindani Dube, chairman of the Mabvuku-Tafara Pastors' Fraternity, told journalists after the group of pastors went through counselling and testing at a centre run by the Zimbabwe Aids Prevention Services Organization.
The group, who were raising money to benefit Aids prevention and treatment in Asia, amassed pounds 135,000 and the Scots star described the trip as 'amazing'.
There are at least eleven million nonmarried adolescents in thirteen targeted nations in Africa who are already sexually active, according to Advocates for Youth, a Washington-based nonprofit that works on AIDS prevention in the U.S.
And not just any condoms, but condoms that have been distributed free throughout India for population control and AIDS prevention. Millions of these free rubbers, reports London's Telegraph, "are being used for other purposes such as waterproofing roofs, reinforcing roads and even polishing saris" India's military uses them to protect tank barrels against dust.
Kerry wants to increase funding and strengthen access to AIDS prevention and treatment.
For AIDS prevention programmes, finding the right time and the right place in which to impart the right message is critical.
(5.) Exner TM et al., Beyond the male condom: the evolution of gender-specific HIV interventions for women, Annual Review of Sex Research, 2004 (forthcoming); Heise L and Elias C, Transforming AIDS prevention to meet women's needs: a focus on developing countries, Social Science & Medicine, 1994, 40(7):931-943; Stein Z, HIV prevention: the need for methods women can use, editorial, American Journal of Public Health, 1990, 80(4):460-462; and Stein Z, HIV prevention: an update on the status of methods women can use, editorial, American Journal of Public Health, 1993, 83(10): 1379-1382.
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