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We do this because Black women and girls are under siege within their own communities and society at-large. Not only are they more likely to contract HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), they are at high risk for physical and sexual assault, and death from curable/manageable ailments such as diabetes, obesity and hypertension. They also are more likely to be incarcerated and victims of violent crime, including suicide.

I had a exposure to HIV and Hep C at work - After 5 months Hep C is positive� did 2 months of prophylaxis for HIV, can you pray for my hIV �continue to be negative please please� hepatitis C is curable� Please pray for me please� Posted at: https://prayerrequest.com/t/jVd #pray #prayer #request #prayerrequest

TB tools: vaccination, drugs and diagnostics  The tools currently available to prevent, diagnose and treat TB are simply not up to the job. They were developed in an age before the HIV epidemic caused a huge upsurge in TB, and don’t meet the treatment challenges posed by issues such as stigma and poverty. The BCG vaccine is the most widely used vaccine in the world; yet almost 9 million people develop TB each year. TB is curable; yet 1.4 million people die from the disease each year…

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Tuberculosis, a disease that is curable AND preventable, affects more than 9 million people each year, killing more than 1.5 million of them. That makes it the second most deadly infectious disease in the world behind HIV/AIDS. ‪#‎WorldTBDay‬

TB and HIV TB and HIV are often called a dual epidemic. In 2012, 1.1 million of the 8.6 new cases of TB were among people living with HIV (PLHIV), and 75% of these were in Africa. One in four HIV-related deaths is a result of TB. Worldwide, up to 12 million PLHIV are thought to be at risk of TB. HIV weakens people’s immune systems, increasing the risk of opportunistic infections such as TB. People living with HIV are around 30 times more likely to develop TB than HIV negative people. HIV…

#stigmafree is an organization of HIV/AIDS positive AND negative gay, straight, bi, and everything in between, that aims to decrease the "stigma" (judgement and unnecessary fear) of people living with this virus. It also aims to bring back focus on HIV/AIDS as it is still non curable and still spreading. We can raise awareness again as it still plagues the gay and the straight. this virus is preventable. But you have to know you have it first. And you have to know you have support. Great…