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Amida Care Tackles HIV and Addiction Via Harm Reduction

| By Winnie McCroy | Oct 27
For clients battling HIV and addiction, Amida Care's harm reduction approach can work.

Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards $4.1M to Programs Advancing Health and Human Rights of PLWHAs

| By EDGE | Oct 27
The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leader in the global effort to end AIDS, today awarded $4.1 million to 38 organizations addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways.

Study Confirms 'Patient Zero' Not Source of HIV/AIDS Outbreak

| By EDGE | Oct 27
Using sophisticated genetic techniques, an international team of scientists have managed to reconstruct exactly how HIV/AIDS arrived in the U.S. In doing so, they've exonerated the man who has long been blamed for bringing the pandemic to the West.

HIV: The Long View Initiative Looks at Barriers to Long-Term Health Among PLWHAs

| By EDGE | Oct 25
A coalition of leading HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and stakeholder organizations announced the launch of "HIV: The Long View" with the release of an evidence-based report that examines the potential implications of future healthcare trends on HIV care.

GMHC and NYPL Present 'Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS'

| By EDGE | Oct 24
On Wednesday, October 26, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) will host "Library & Leaders: 35 Years of AIDS," from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Library Main Branch located at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan.

Team Sordid Lives Raises Funds for Desert AIDS Walk

| By Winnie McCroy | Oct 18
On Saturday, October 22, the Palm Springs community comes together for the Desert AIDS Walk, raising funds for the Desert AIDS Project. Participating in the walk is Del Shores of "Sordid Lives" and "A Very Sordid Wedding" fame.

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National HIV/AIDS Strategy

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