HIV/AIDS

The District's troubled HIV/AIDS Administration is scrambling to correct dozens of billing and record-keeping deficiencies discovered at Washington area medical clinics that draw federal AIDS funding.


JOHANNESBURG -- Slowed funding from international donors, including the United States, is imperiling recent dramatic gains in treating AIDS patients in the developing world, according to a new report.


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Many People Disregard Advice to Get HIV Tests, Studies Show (Post, November 21, 2008)

D.C. Aims to Publicize City's HIV-AIDS Epidemic (Post, September 24, 2008; 4:32 PM)

AIDS Prevention Having an Effect:  New Cases Have Stabilized Since 1998, CDC Reports in Update on Epidemic (Post, August 3, 2008)

Efforts Against AIDS Among Black Americans Criticized (Post, July 30, 2008)

AIDS Funding Binds Longevity of Millions to U.S.:  Open-Ended Commitment of Money Is Implied (Post, July 26, 2008)

AIDS Among Latinos on Rise:  Hispanics in U.S. Face Unique Obstacles to Diagnosis, Treatment (Post, July 23, 2008)

District Fights Its Own AIDS Battle (Post, July 23, 2008)

HIV Rate Up 12 Percent Among Young Gay Men:  Steepest Rise Is in Black Males Ages 13 to 24 (Post, June 27, 2008)

House Votes to Continue and Expand President's Global Effort Against AIDS (Post, April 3, 2008)

Reach and Services to Broaden:  Move Addresses Growing Health Issues for Some With HIV-AIDS (Post, January 11, 2008)

Teen Voices of AIDS:  As the Epidemic Continues, Some Young Victims Begin to Speak Up (Post, January 8, 2008)

A Young Man Learns to 'Embrace' His HIV Status:  A Young Man Learns to 'Embrace' His HIV Status (Post, January 8, 2008)

HIV-AIDS PREVENTION:  City to Spend $650,000 on Needle Exchange Programs (Post, January 3, 2008)

Israeli Surgeons Helping Swaziland in Drive to Curb HIV (Post, October 21, 2007)

Bank Plans Probe of HIV Tests In India (Post, October 13, 2007)

Sustaining Awareness, a Step at a Time:  Event Aims to Raise Money, Strengthen Focus on Disease (Post, October 7, 2007)

Provinces Undermine Beijing's Goals on AIDS (Post, September 19, 2007)

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND:  Scientist Gets $15 Million Grant To Develop Potential AIDS Vaccine (Post, August 1, 2007)

Needle Funding Ban May Soon End:  Shift in Congress Stirs Hope Among D.C. AIDS Officials (Post, June 5, 2007)

Bush to Seek Extension of AIDS Effort:  President to Ask for $30 Billion to Double U.S. Contribution (Post, May 30, 2007)

Fenty Renews Fight Against HIV-AIDS:  Mayor Promises Strong Effort, Plans to Pick New Agency Chief (Post, April 5, 2007)

Circumcision Recommended to Fight HIV (AP, March 29, 2007; 2:06 AM)

Circumcision Recommended in Global HIV Fight:  WHO, U.N. Say Procedures Could Prevent 5.7 Million New Cases in Africa Within 20 Years (Post, March 29, 2007)

Group Honors Doctor Who Exposed China AIDS Scandal (Post, March 15, 2007)

A New Attempt to Solve One of AIDS's Biggest Riddles:  Researchers to Seek Approval for a Global Study That Will Examine When Patients Should Begin Drug Treatment (Post, January 7, 2007)

HEALTH TRANSITION:  Fenty Declines to Reappoint HIV-AIDS Agency Director (Post, January 4, 2007)

An Overwhelmed D.C. Agency Loses Count of AIDS Cases (Post, December 30, 2006)

A Circle of Strength:  Project Ujima Gives Hope to Men Devastated by Drugs, Prison and HIV (Post, December 1, 2006)

Church Is Urged to Disinvite Obama (Post, November 30, 2006)

The Pessivist:  AIDS Activist Larry Kramer, Hoarse From Speaking Truth to Power (Post, May 9, 2005)

Stuck on Prevention:  A Needle Exchange Program Aims to Give Users a Better Shot at Survival (washingtonpost.com, September 26, 2004; 3:00 PM)

HIV-Positive, Without a Clue:  Black Men's Hidden Sex Lives Imperiling Female Partners (washingtonpost.com, August 4, 2003; 2:49 PM)

Programs Help Reduce HIV Rates in Parts of Africa, Report Says:  Virus Resurges in Uganda, Thailand (Post, November 22, 2006)

AIDS Walk at 20: Diminished, but Still Strong:  Though Diminished, the D.C. Event Draws Thousands (Post, October 8, 2006)

U.S. Recommends Routine AIDS Testing (Post, September 22, 2006)

ANTI-HIV CAMPAIGN:  D.C. AIDS Infection Rate Double U.S. Average (Post, September 20, 2006)

S. Africa Refocuses Its AIDS Program:  Health Minister Sidelined After Protest by Leading Scientists (Post, September 11, 2006)

Ending AIDS Epidemic Seen as Multi-Front War:  Meeting Closes With Hope for New Methods (Post, August 19, 2006)

AIDS Conference Focuses on Hope:  Method of Estimating Infection Rate in India May Overstate Problem (Post, August 18, 2006)

AIDS Study Focuses on 'Elite Controllers':  In Unusual Cases, People Are Infected With the Virus but Do Not Become Ill (Post, August 17, 2006)

Use of Circumcision to Fight AIDS Epidemic Is Debated (Post, August 16, 2006)

Gateses Urge Speed on Preventive Drugs (Post, August 14, 2006)

Why the U.S. Has Not Stemmed HIV:  Activists Blame Infection Rate, Unchanged Since 1990, on Policies and Funding (Post, August 13, 2006)

D.C. Gay Group Battles 'AIDS Fatigue':  At 25, the Epidemic Presents a New Set of Complications (Post, August 13, 2006)

Area Women With HIV Profiled in Documentary:  Film Addresses Crisis in Black Community (Post, July 17, 2006)

Leaders Call for More AIDS Funding (AP, July 16, 2006; 10:37 AM)

S. Africa Slow To Encourage Circumcision To Curb HIV (Post, July 16, 2006)

FDA Clears Once-a-Day AIDS Drug Treatment:  Single-Pill Regimen Hailed as Milestone (Post, July 13, 2006)

Gilead Faces Criticism Over Drug Access (AP, June 4, 2006; 12:52 PM)

Officials, Providers at Odds on HIV Test (AP, June 4, 2006; 12:43 PM)

U.S. Makes Strides in AIDS Fight (AP, June 4, 2006; 1:00 PM)

AIDS Toll May Reach 100 Million in Africa (AP, June 4, 2006; 1:32 AM)

Timeline: Twenty-Five Years Later (washingtonpost.com, June 3, 2006; 5:39 PM)

U.N. Sets AIDS Policy:  Document Sets No Targets, Cites Risks to Women (Post, June 3, 2006)

Touched Early by AIDS, Americans Soldier On (AP, June 2, 2006; 3:58 PM)

AIDS' Next 25 Years May Be Worse for Africa (AP, June 2, 2006; 3:35 PM)

U.N. Discusses Fighting AIDS With Products:  New Products Among Funding Sources Discussed at U.N. Meeting (Post, June 2, 2006)

U.N. Asks Nations to Back AIDS Plan (AP, June 1, 2006; 8:27 PM)

Progress on AIDS Is Focus of Assembly:  Meeting at U.N. Seeks to Balance Treatment, International Funding Sources (Post, May 31, 2006)

U.N. Says India Now Has Most AIDS Cases (AP, May 30, 2006; 7:45 PM)

AIDS Drug Trial Ended:  Protests by Prostitutes in Cambodia Ended Tenofovir Testing (Post, May 23, 2006)

AIDS Testing Goes Overseas:  U.S. Funds $120 Million Trial Despite Misgivings of Some Researchers (Post, May 22, 2006)

A Voice for The AIDS Epidemic (Post, April 26, 2006)

AIDS Was Overstated in Rwanda :  Reliance on Data From Urban Prenatal Clinics Skewed Early Projections (Post, April 6, 2006)

GAO Report Criticizes President's AIDS Plan:  Abstinence-and-Fidelity Provision Sowing Confusion, Report Says (Post, April 5, 2006)

Women With AIDS Get A Place of Their Own:  Shelter, a First, Opens in NW (washingtonpost.com, August 4, 1987; 2:06 PM)

HIV Tracking Tied to Federal AIDS Grants:  Grants to Be Linked To Use of Patients' Names to Track HIV (Post, March 13, 2006)

Advocate Named as D.C. AIDS Administrator:  New Leader Picked to 'Move the Agency Forward' in Its Response to Disease (Post, August 25, 2005)

AIDS Treatment Goal Won't Be Met (Post, June 30, 2005)

President Pledges to Speed Up African Aid:  Program Rewards Nations for Reform (Post, June 14, 2005)

Number Living With HIV in U.S. Exceeds 1 Million, CDC Estimates (Post, June 14, 2005)

For Region's Gay Community, A Day of Pride With a Purpose:  Annual Street Festival Turns Fundraiser for Whitman-Walker (Post, June 13, 2005)

AIDS Clinic in Line For Cash Infusion:  Head of CareFirst Proposes Gift to Cash-Strapped AIDS Clinic (Post, June 10, 2005)

Twenty Years Later:  The Emergence of a Deadly Disease (Post, June 5, 2001)

AIDS's Somber Reminder:  Quilt Holds Urgent Message for African Americans (washingtonpost.com, December 1, 1999; 11:13 AM)

Help Least Likely Where Most Needed; Africa Ravaged by Virus (Post, September 4, 1997)

Advances Inject Hope Into Quest for Vaccine:  Full-Scale Test May Occur Soon (Post, September 3, 1997)

HIV Prevention Fractures Into Local Struggles (Post, September 2, 1997)

Poverty Entangles Promise of Powerful Treatment (Post, September 1, 1997)

As Epidemic Matures, the Battle Shifts (Post, August 31, 1997)

From the Post Archives: July 15, 1995:  Death Without Dignity in D.C. Jail (washingtonpost.com, July 15, 1995; 11:16 AM)

AIDS Chief In D.C. Quits After 6 Months:  Lack of Resources, Personal Needs Cited (washingtonpost.com, June 23, 1994; 2:00 PM)

Protest Asks Condoms for D.C. Inmates:  High Incidence Of HIV Is Cited (washingtonpost.com, April 9, 1993; 1:52 PM)

10th Anniversary of AIDS:  AIDS Epidemic Shifting to Poor and Dispossessed (Post, June 5, 1991)

From the Post Archives: December 11, 1981:  Immunity Systems Linked to Ailment Afflicting Gay Men (washingtonpost.com, December 11, 1981; 1:35 PM)

The First Five Years of AIDS:  AID's First 5 Years and a Look at It's Future (Post, June 5, 1986)

AIDS Curbs Sought in Prisons:  Area Officials Setting Policies to Protect Inmates, Employees (washingtonpost.com, November 4, 1985; 1:45 PM)

AIDS IN THE DISTRICT:  Once at Front Line of AIDS War, District Is Now Fighting Blind (Post, March 26, 2006)

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