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Petals and Blood supports children in South Africa

GavinHarrison: ‘What I’m endeavoring to point to in the book is the Fundamental Ground where there is no division in a world that is so divided’

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CDC awards $339M for high-impact HIV prevention

CDC awards $339M for high-impact HIV prevention

MEDIA RELEASE The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun awarding almost $339 million to state and local health departments across the United States to fund HIV prevention activities this year. The awards are for the first year of a five-year funding cycle and represent a new direction for CDC HIV funding designed to […]

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Commemorating 30 years of HIV/AIDS

Commemorating 30 years of HIV/AIDS

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This week marks 30 years since the first report of a mysterious and deadly new syndrome that would come to be known as AIDS was published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). At the time, no […]

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The Hawai‘i Island HIV/AIDS Foundation (HIHAF) hosted a Memorial Service at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Dec 2) in Hilo, at Liliuokalani Park, Sumo Ring.

World AIDS Day memorial service in Hilo

The Hawai‘i Island HIV/AIDS Foundation (HIHAF) hosted a Memorial Service at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Dec 2) in Hilo, at Liliuokalani Park, Sumo Ring.

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New state law encourages HIV testing

New state law encourages HIV testing

MEDIA RELEASE A new law signed by Gov. Linda Lingle will help facilitate HIV testing by  health care providers.  Act 116 (09) amends Hawaii Revised Statute (HRS) 325-16, which was originally written in the early years of the AIDS epidemic and required health care providers to obtain written informed consent and offer pretest HIV counseling […]

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'Enchanted Fantasy' show to benefit Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS foundation Aug. 1

‘Enchanted Fantasy’ show to benefit Hawaii Island HIV/AIDS foundation Aug. 1

MEDIA RELEASE Dreams will come true with a charmed night of ‘Enchanted Fantasy’ The public is invited to escape the humdrum of routine life and enjoy an arousing night of delight and celebration Saturday, Aug. 1 at “Enchanted Fantasy”. The show aims to raise awareness of the Travys House, which was established to be a […]

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 National HIV testing day on June 27

National HIV testing day on June 27

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – As part of National HIV Testing Day on June 27th the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is encouraging individuals to get tested for HIV and learn their HIV status. Because National HIV Testing Day this year is on a Saturday, the DOH is encouraging individuals to take advantage of free HIV […]

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