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November 27, 2013
World AIDS Day 2013
The awareness day is Sunday, December 1.
Dennis Daniel, Longtime POZ Comptroller, Dies
He is survived by his current partner Ken Lundie and his extended family.
November 26, 2013
NYC Restores $5.1M Cut to HIV/AIDS Housing Programs
The City Council has restored the funds each year, but advocates have sought full restoration. 
AHF Seeks Health Commission for City of Los Angeles
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation claims it seeks more accountability.
November 25, 2013
HIV Physician Paul Bellman to Retire
He has cared for countless people living with the virus.
Greater Than AIDS Helps People With HIV Navigate ACA
The portal contains a Frequently Asked Questions section, a guide to ACA benefits and other tools.

November 22, 2013
Obama Signs HIV Organ Policy Equity Act
The HOPE Act lifts the research ban.
GMHC Board Members Honored on 2013 Out 100
The honorees are attorney Roberta Kaplan and physician Demetre Daskalakis.
November 21, 2013
Brooks Jackson Is University of Minnesota Medical School Dean
He is known for HIV prevention and treatment research.
Ugandan Activist Allegedly Given HIV Test Without Consent
He was arrested and had his home searched without a warrant.
November 20, 2013
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Gets $1M Gift
The donation is the largest single gift ever to benefit people with HIV in the state. 
Prudential, KPMG Sued for HIV Disability Discrimination
The civil lawsuit also alleges international privacy violations.
November 19, 2013
Vivek Hallegere Murthy Nominated for U.S. Surgeon General
He co-founded VISIONS Worldwide, a nonprofit HIV/AIDS group.
Rep. Lee, Sen. Coburn Seek 12M on PEPFAR ARVs by 2016
They want this goal to be affirmed during the replenishment meeting of the Global Fund.
November 18, 2013
The 2013 POZ 100: Celebrating Unsung Heroes
We asked individuals and organizations to submit nominations of HIV-positive advocates.
POZ Stories: Empowering Stories From People Like You
Read stories by others like you and submit your story.
November 15, 2013
Insurance Companies Can Keep Canceled Health Plans for 2014
The change permits insurers to renew existing policies that do not provide required upgrades.
Global Fund Suspends Contracts With Mosquito Net Suppliers
The nets prevent malaria, an infection that increases the spread of HIV in the body. 
November 14, 2013
Increasing Adherence at Walgreens HIV-Specialty Pharmacies
The company conducted two separate studies.
Eric Goosby Resigns as U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
He will join the University of California, San Francisco as a professor.
November 13, 2013
Broward County in Florida Halts Rapid HIV Tests in Jails
Jail officials are looking for another provider of rapid tests.
Florida Man Faces Arson, Battery and HIV Transmission Counts
He allegedly poured gasoline on his girlfriend.
November 12, 2013
$1.2M to Support Expansion in Bronx of HIV and Hep Services
BOOM!Health has received help from public and private grants.
Ugandan President Gets HIV Test in Public
Officials in the country rarely test for HIV in public. 
November 11, 2013
NY Gov. Cuomo Gives $1M for HIV/AIDS Employment
The funds support seven community-based organizations.
$33M HIV Stripper Lawsuit Rejected in Canada
The lawsuit was by a Toronto man who contracted HIV from his ex-wife.
November 08, 2013
U.S. Navy Assigns HIV-Positive Sailors and Marines Overseas
The move comes more than a year after a policy change was made to allow such assignments.
HIV Group Attacked by Masked Men in Russia
The men attacked during a social event for LGBT people.
November 07, 2013
Sequestration Cuts HIV/AIDS Programs as Clients Increase

A survey by The AIDS Institute shows HIV care is suffering under the federal budget cuts known as sequestration while the number of clients at AIDS service organizations are increasing.
10% of People With HIV in Developing World Are 50 and Older
A report by the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that more than 10 percent of adults with HIV in low- and middle-income countries are 50 and older.
November 06, 2013
Ultimate Fighting Championship Launches HIV/AIDS Campaign
UFC has partnered with the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada.
Tahir Foundation Gives $65M to Global Fund
The contribution is the largest ever made to it by a private foundation in the developing world. 
November 05, 2013
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Gets $1.9B for FY2013
The funds help provide services for more than half a million people living with the virus.
BMS, BI Extend Voluntary Rates to All State ADAPs
Bristol-Myers Squibb and Boehringer Ingelheim will extend their discounts, rebates and price freezes through 2014.
November 04, 2013
Housing Works Sells Banksy Painting for $615,000
The British artist donated one of his works to the HIV/AIDS group.
GMHC Board of Directors Seeks New Office Space
The search comes just two years after it moved into its current location. 
November 01, 2013
EJAF Gives $2M in Second Round of 2013 Grants
The grants support one new and nine renewal grantees.
Life Insurance Companies to Cover People With HIV in India
The new rules begin April 1, 2014. 
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