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Are you at risk for HIV?

Although HIV can affect anyone of any race, some people are more vulnerable than others.

6 salah faham mengenai HIV, AIDS

Orang sering salah faham mengenai cara jangkitan HIV atau AIDS dan hakikatnya ia langsung tidak akan berjangkit jika ada pendarahan, air mani, perkongsian jarum.

Pope rails against ‘vengeance’ as he ends Mozambique visit

Pope Francis tells the country, ravaged by a 16-year civil war, to discard the old law of retaliation 'an eye for eye, a tooth for a tooth'

Video animation aims to raise AIDS awareness on Freddie Mercury’s birthday

The four-minute video clip released by Universal Music Group accompanies the singer's 1985 track 'Love me like there's no tomorrow'.

Elton John AIDS fundraiser brings in US$6 million for Kenya HIV...

The foundation last year announced a MenStar Coalition that aims to expand diagnosis and treatment of HIV infections, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kementerian Kesihatan catat lebih 3,000 kes baru HIV pada 2018

Timbalan Menteri Kesihatan, Dr Lee Boon Chye berkata, 47 kes itu membabitkan penghidap bawah 18 tahun.

Lantik transgender tak bermakna iktiraf LGBT, kata persatuan pakar perubatan

PPPKAM berpandangan isu pelantikan ini tidak perlu disalahtafsir.

Hand-in-hand, Macron and Elton John join forces on AIDS

Macron calls for a mass mobilisation so the Global Fund to Fight AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria can raise US$13 billion at its next meeting at Lyon in October.

Personal experiences spurs Moore to back AIDS documentary

The film delves into how nurses decided to set up a care centre for AIDS sufferers, dismayed by the lack of humanity many were shown at the time.

Treatment prevents sexual HIV transmission among gay men

Researchers estimate the antiretroviral treatment prevented around 470 HIV transmissions within couples during the study period.

Health ministry to maintain RM1 for HIV screening

Deputy minister says authorities are working to set aside the new fee structure gazetted five years ago.

HIV doesn’t define me, says ex-flight attendant

Tareq Nassri speaks of his long journey to self-actualisation.

Foundation curing reluctance of doctors to treat AIDS patients

The Malaysian AIDS Foundation has confirmed the stigma in treating such patients is still rife among medical students and doctors.

Cellphone apps fight Africa’s sexual taboos

In Nigeria, 3.1 million people are HIV-positive and 34,000 women die each year from botched abortions.

In US, 1st kidney transplant from living donor with HIV

Thousands of people die each year in the US awaiting organ transplants.

AIDS workers regret PPBM man’s ‘ignorance’

The disease hits across all sexual orientations, say activists in response to Noor Azmi Ghazali's anti-LGBT remarks in Parliament.

The angel giving cast-out Muslim women with AIDS hope for a...

Funds and volunteer helpers for this life-saving home are both in short supply.

AIDS foundation in bid to help women with HIV get back...

Gala dinner to be held, aimed at getting funds for a programme to help women and single mothers with HIV to start their own businesses.

London HIV patient becomes world’s second AIDS cure hope

The case is proof of the concept that scientists will one day be able to end AIDS.

Money, focus needed for Trump’s ‘end HIV’ plan to work

Although no dollar figure has been announced yet, details began to emerge of the plan touted by Trump in his State of the Union address the previous night.

Time to debunk myths on HIV

There is no evidence to show that a HIV-infected individual needs to be bathed in bleach or wrapped in plastic upon his or her death.

AIDS, Alzheimer’s, cancer among 36 critical illnesses covered under B40 health...

Finance minister says cost incurred in treatment of these diseases has adversely impacted lower-income group.

6 misconceptions about HIV/AIDS

Although HIV/AIDS is widespread today, many still consider it a death sentence, when this is not necessarily so.

Medical grad develops app to calculate risks of contracting HIV

Shaik Ashraf developed his own algorithm, which takes into account a person's sexual activity, sexual orientation and the type of sex they have.

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