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    The Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Expand Focus Of 'Campaign To End Black AIDS' to African-American Women in 2008 Image

    The Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Expand Focus Of 'Campaign To End Black AIDS' to African-American Women in 2008

    NEW YORK, NY -November 30, 2007 - In conjunction with World AIDS Day, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, the Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott today announced that Cookie Johnson, wife of Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be touring throughout the country in 2008 to educate women on HIV/AI...

    Ugandan Children Are Among the First to Receive Abbott's Lower-Strength Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet Image

    Ugandan Children Are Among the First to Receive Abbott's Lower-Strength Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet

    KAMPALA, UGANDA - December 1, 2007 - Abbott today made its new lower-strength lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) tablet, known as Aluvia&reg in developing countries and Kaletra&reg in developed countries, available to children living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda "“ a step the co...

    Barrick Marks World AIDS Day with New Clinics in PNG and Tanzania Image

    Barrick Marks World AIDS Day with New Clinics in PNG and Tanzania

    On December 1, World AIDS Day, a newly rebuilt health clinic providing HIV/AIDS services will open near Barrick's Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea, along with a new facility set to open in the New Year at the company's Tulawaka mine in Tanzania.

    Run-in-a-Million Run from San Francisco to Los Angeles to Raise Awareness About AIDS and HIV Testing

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - November 30, 2007 - /PRNewswire/ - Mike Sacco and close friend Lejon Boudreaux, along with world-renowned, ultra-marathoner Dean Karnazes have signed on to bring awareness to the AIDS epidemic by staging a run from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The 510-mi...

    Support AIDS Vaccine Research on World AIDS Day Image

    Support AIDS Vaccine Research on World AIDS Day

    NEW YORK - November 30, 2007 "“ In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Yahoo! have joined forces to raise US$100,000 to support pioneering technologies for AIDS vaccine research.

    IAVI and Y...

    International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Announces Extended Research Support from BD Image

    International AIDS Vaccine Initiative Announces Extended Research Support from BD

    NEW YORK - November 29, 2007 - In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) announced that BD, a global medical technology company, will provide the non-profit organization with US$900,000 in cash, equipment and medical supplie...

    International Federation-Lilly Agreement Will Allow Significant Increase in MDR-TB Programmes Image

    International Federation-Lilly Agreement Will Allow Significant Increase in MDR-TB Programmes

    GENEVA - November 29, 2007 - /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Eli Lilly and Company, a multi-national pharmaceutical company, signed an agreement which will allow an eight-fold increase in the number of Interna...

    LUCITA and Martin Gray Present Sacred Sites, a Dual-System Calendar for 2008 Image

    LUCITA and Martin Gray Present Sacred Sites, a Dual-System Calendar for 2008

    NEW YORK CITY, NY - November 27, 2007 - In response to growing public fascination worldwide with the Mayan calendar and culture, CSR design & communications firm LUCITA has teamed up with acclaimed National Geographic photographer Martin Gray to produce the first dual-sy...

    Merck Company Foundation Expands Network of Immunization Training Centers in Africa Image

    Merck Company Foundation Expands Network of Immunization Training Centers in Africa

    WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. - November 19, 2007 - The Merck Company Foundation announced today a $2.8 million commitment to establish two new immunization training centers in Uganda and Zambia and to expand the Foundation's support of two existing centers in Kenya and Mali as p...

    View The Aspen Health Forum Online Image

    View The Aspen Health Forum Online

    WASHINGTON, DC - November 16, 2007 - The Aspen Health Forum is now available online in both video and audio formats at www.aspeninstitute.org/ahf/video.

    Organized by The Aspen...

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