Cuba Ends Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

(CNN) — Cuba is the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission, the World Health Organization announced.

Officials said it shows that an end to the AIDS epidemic is possible, and they expect more countries to seek validation from the World Health Organization. 276 more words


Invisible AIDS Orphans

Can you imagine a life without parents, health and a legal identity? At birth, Gambi (fate name) contracted HIV from his mother and later became an AIDS orphan. 491 more words


Sheryl Lee Ralph: Center Stage In The HIV/AIDS Fight

Up until very recently, Sheryl Lee Ralph believed this would be the last year putting on her star-studded DIVAS Simply Singing! signature AIDS benefit concert. Ralph, an actress and singer of legendary stature known for her enterprising role as Deena Jones in the original… 2,140 more words

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The Past 5 Months

Ok so it’s been about 5 months since my last blog post, and of course a lot has happened since then. Part of the reason I haven’t posted for so long is that I’m a bit of a perfectionist, and it takes me a couple of days of writing and rewriting my before I’m ready to post the final product. 480 more words


Cuba Eliminates HIV Transmission from Mother to Child

Cuba is the first country to eliminate the transfer of HIV and Syphilis from mother to child, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday. Only two babies were born with HIV in the country 2013, a low enough number to meet the WHO standard. 140 more words