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    Roche Engages in Four Additional AIDS Technology Transfers to Strengthen Local Manufacturing in World’s Poorest Countries

    NUTLEY, NJ - January 9, 2008 "“ Roche today announced that it has entered into four new technology transfers with local manufacturing companies in African and Asian nations where improvements in access to anti-retroviral therapy are needed. These companies are Regal Pharmace...

    YMCA of the USA Announces New Year's Resolution to Better Support Health-Seeking Americans

    CHICAGO, IL - December 26, 2007 - /PRNewswire/ - YMCA of the USA President and CEO Neil Nicoll today issued a New Year's Resolution for the nation's oldest and largest community service organization, based on recent alarming studies related to the nation's ongoing lifestyl...

    Consorta Launches Evergreen Magazine  to Spotlight Green Procurement and Sustainable Environmental Practices Image

    Consorta Launches Evergreen Magazine to Spotlight Green Procurement and Sustainable Environmental Practices

    SCHAUMBURG, IL - December 13, 2007 "“ Consorta, a leading healthcare group purchasing and resource management organization announced today that it will launch EverGreen magazine, the first and only healthcare industry magazine focused on green procurement and sustainable env...

    Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS" to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS Image

    Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring "I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS" to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS

    LOS ANGELES - December 3, 2007 - In conjunction with World AIDS Day, Cookie Johnson, the wife of Earvin "Magic" Johnson, and Abbott are bringing the "I Stand With Magic" program to Los Angeles to educate the African-American community, specifically women, on HIV/AIDS prevent...

    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...

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