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October 31, 2013
Connecting HIV Electronic Health Records in Wisconsin
ARCW will connect the records of people getting care in its dental and medical clinics.
Low Enrollment in DC Medical Marijuana Program
The first city dispensary has enrolled just 59 patients since it opened for business in July.
October 30, 2013
Health HIV Acquires Gay HIV Awareness Day From NAPWA
A judge allowed the defunct group to sell its NGMHAAD trademark.
Upstate NY Mayoral Candidate on Opponent Spreading HIV Fears
The HIV-positive activist has been living with the virus for almost 25 years. 
October 29, 2013
Doug Ireland, Journalist and POZ Contributor, Dies
He wrote about politics, the media and LGBT issues.
Immigration Judge Ends Deportation of Trans Woman With HIV
She had already won in August her challenge against removal from the United States to Mexico. 
October 28, 2013
Iowa Man With HIV Files Appeal in State Supreme Court
He was originally sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Condom Use in India Drops Nearly 40% in 5 Years
About 10 million fewer free condoms were distributed. 
October 25, 2013
'SexPositive' App Gives Sex Ed to College Students
The University of Oregon originally developed the app for its students. 
AHF Thrift Store, Pharmacy and Testing Site in Columbus, Ohio
AHF already operates a Healthcare Center nearby. 
October 24, 2013
HIV Transmission Inconclusive in Oklahoma Dental Patients
The state health department has definitively linked one patient-to-patient transmission of hep C.
Zambia Gets $156M Global Fund Grant to Expand ARV Access
Currently, 448,000 Zambians get ARVs with Global Fund support.
October 23, 2013
'Testing Together' HIV Prevention Program to Expand in U.S.
One- to two-thirds of new HIV cases in the United States come from main partners among male couples. 
$7M to Study Substance Use, HIV Among Minority MSM
Researchers will specifically examine how alcohol and non-injected drugs directly interact with HIV.
October 22, 2013
BMS Launches 'Partnering for Cure'
The initiative is led by an expert panel from across Europe. 
HIV Policy Resource Bank Expands
New features include searchable state-specific summaries of topics.
October 21, 2013
World Health Clinicians Launches 'HIV Equal' Campaign
The multimedia campaign seeks to fight the stigma associated with the virus.
Kate Thomson Is Head of Civil Society Hub at Global Fund
She has nearly 30 years of experience in AIDS advocacy.
October 18, 2013
AIDS Walk Washington to Honor Sean Sasser

The Courage Award will be presented to the late activist.
CDC Urged to Recommend Meningitis Vaccine for Children
LGBT activists started the petition in response to the recent bacterial meningitis outbreak among MSM.
October 17, 2013
NY Prisons Provide Inconsistent Hep C and HIV Care
The quality of health care for inmates with chronic diseases in New York State varies drastically.
China Considers Ban on Spa Use by People With HIV
Advocates have expressed concern.
October 16, 2013
Krista Martel Is Executive Director of The Well Project
The nonprofit focuses on information access, community support and targeted research related to HIV/AIDS for women and girls.
Empowered Community Grants for Women and HIV/AIDS
Four groups will get $20,000 each to advance community-level efforts.
October 15, 2013
HIV Law Project Joins Housing Works
The organizations have a decades-long history of working together. 
France to Treat All People With HIV
More than 240 collaborators participated in a new report.
October 14, 2013
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2013
Tuesday, October 15, is NLAAD, the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Pat Robertson Blames 1950s Polio Vaccine Trial for AIDS
Right Wing Watch cites several sources that refute his theory about the origin of AIDS in humans.
October 11, 2013
Rockefeller Foundation to Honor Elton John With Lifetime Award
The Elton John AIDS Foundation will get a grant as part of the award presentation. 
AHF Opens Healthcare Center in Jackson, Mississippi
More than half of the people with HIV in Hinds County, where Jackson is located, are not currently receiving care. 
October 10, 2013
BMS Joins Online Portal HarborPath
Merck, ViiV and Gilead joined previously.
Apple Raises Over $65M for (RED) HIV/AIDS Programs
All of the money goes to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
October 09, 2013
ACT UP 'Die-In' at New York Public Library AIDS Exhibit
The exhibit showcases posters, pamphlets and artifacts from the 1980s and 1990s. 
Grants for HIV/AIDS Training of Nurses, Physician Assistants
Five organizations will receive the federal support. 
October 08, 2013
Statistician a MacArthur Fellow for Modifying Treatment in Trials
Susan Murphy developed the Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART) model.
GMHC Gets $1.5M to Expand Services for Puerto Rican Gay Men
The program is titled LINK II (Leaders in Networking and Knowledge). 
October 07, 2013
Appeals Court Affirms Conviction of Iowa Man With HIV
His attorneys are considering an appeal to the state supreme court.
Global Fund Gets Over $1B Pledge From U.K.
The pledge is the second largest by any country so far after the United States.
October 04, 2013
AIDS Cure Day 2013
Launched by the AIDS Policy Project, Saturday, October 5, is the first AIDS Cure Day.
Global Fund Supports ARV Treatment for Over 5 Million People
The increase of 1.1 million people occurred since late 2012.
October 03, 2013
AHF Providers to Join National Union of Healthcare Workers
NUHW represents 10,000 frontline caregivers.
Global Health Investment Fund Secures $94M
A new fund allows investors to finance late-stage global health technologies in low-income countries.
October 02, 2013
NAACP to Expand HIV/AIDS Program for Black Churches
The program will reach 30 cities that account for nearly two-thirds of the epidemic nationwide. 
NYC Requires Families of People With HIV on Support to Work
A city spokesperson said the move brings HASA into compliance with state rules. 
October 01, 2013
HIV-Positive Airman in Kansas Gets Military High Court Appeal
In 2011, he was sentenced to eight years in military prison.
HIV, Hep Concerns Over Needles in Washington Playgrounds
Many patients are seeking blood tests after being potentially poked by one of nearly 207 hypodermic needles found in Olympia's outdoor areas since August.
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