September #105 : Earthwatch - by Bradley Miskell

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Kissing Babies

The Demons Behind the Down Low

Hello Our Name Is ATAC

Putting Out

The DL 411: Resources

Bedtime for Bonzo

Using My Religion

Triple Threat

Earthwatch

Dumped!

Pos & Neg

Planet Bollywood

Doing the HIV Cannes-Cannes

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How a Drug Becomes a Pill

Briefs

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O Sole Mio!

Quick Study: Diarrhea

The Ideal Combo?

Write On!

Trouble for Tipranavir

HIV Spoken Here

Mouth Wide Shut

Married... with Virus

Mailbox

Lady in Waiting

Publisher's Letter



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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September 2004

Earthwatch

by Bradley Miskell

At the June G8 economic summit in Georgia, world leaders touted plans for a global consortium to speed AIDS-vaccine development. Treatment and debt relief, however, remain unresolved.

Women’s-rights advocates in Honduras are demanding that preventionistas emphasize male fidelity: 80 percent of Honduran women with HIV were infected by unfaithful husbands.

In June, a Swedish “condom ambulance” run by the nongovernmental Organization for Sex Education began rushing inexpensive jimmy hats to city dwellers who dial 696969.

Zanzibar encouraged secretive, risky bedroom and backroom behavior by passing legislation in April that makes gay sex punishable by up to five years in prison.

Afghanistan logged its first official AIDS deaths in May—the virus had long been unreported under Taliban rule.

Mongolia added HIV-prevention education to military training, fighting to raise awareness among young recruits especially.




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