What's new National AIDS Resource Center of Ethiopia provides an extensive range of information services on HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and tuberculosis (TB) in Ethiopia. AIDS in Ethiopia Online Database provides detailed data on HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia. The website also features Betengna radio program, Dagu Youth Media, Fitun Warmline, ART sites, VCT centers, HIV and AIDS organizations, publications and materials, and other information about HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia http://www.etharc.org Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:36:19 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Lowering toxicity of new HIV drugs predicted to improve life expectancy http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2343-lowering-toxicity-of-new-hiv-drugs-predicted-to-improve-life-expectancy http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2343-lowering-toxicity-of-new-hiv-drugs-predicted-to-improve-life-expectancy June 27, 2014 (MNT) - While bringing new drugs to market is important for increasing life expectancy in younger people with HIV, lowering the toxicity of those drugs may have an even greater health impact on all HIV patients, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis reveals. The research, supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), and published in the journal…]]> meklitg@etharc.org (Meklit G.Michael) International News Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:17:53 +0000 Researchers at College of Medicine Have Reported New Data on HIV/AIDS http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2337-researchers-at-college-of-medicine-have-reported-new-data-on-hiv-aids http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2337-researchers-at-college-of-medicine-have-reported-new-data-on-hiv-aids June 25, 2014 (NewsRx) - By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at AIDS Weekly -- Data detailed on Immune System Diseases and Conditions have been presented. According to news reporting out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Arthralgic disorders involving various rheumatic manifestations are commonly observed in HIV patients. Available therapies for HIV-associated rheumatic syndromes include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for pain management, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (e.g., methotrexate),…]]> meklitg@etharc.org (Meklit G.Michael) International News Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:51:31 +0000 Pediatric AIDS Experts Discuss the Future of Pediatric AIDS Prevention and Treatment Worldwide http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2336-pediatric-aids-experts-discuss-the-future-of-pediatric-aids-prevention-and-treatment-worldwide http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2336-pediatric-aids-experts-discuss-the-future-of-pediatric-aids-prevention-and-treatment-worldwide June 25, 2014 (PRNewswire) -- Today, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) welcomed health, government, and NGO experts at a policy roundtable. The event, held at the Pew Charitable Trusts, was a discussion on current advancements, investment opportunities, and future innovations in pediatric AIDS treatment. Michael Gerson, op-ed columnist for The Washington Post and Policy Fellow at the ONE campaign, moderated the roundtable, and special guests included Ambassador Deborah…]]> meklitg@etharc.org (Meklit G.Michael) International News Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:49:13 +0000 During ER visits, many patients test positive for HIV while in most infectious stage http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2335-during-er-visits-many-patients-test-positive-for-hiv-while-in-most-infectious-stage http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2335-during-er-visits-many-patients-test-positive-for-hiv-while-in-most-infectious-stage June 25, 2014 (MNT) - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) screening for emergency patients at an institution with a large number of ethnic minority, underinsured and uninsured people reveals few are HIV positive, but of those who are, nearly one-quarter are in the acute phase and more than one-quarter have infections that have already advanced to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The results of the study were reported online in Annals…]]> meklitg@etharc.org (Meklit G.Michael) International News Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:45:13 +0000 New model for AIDS offers promise for medical research http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2334-new-model-for-aids-offers-promise-for-medical-research http://www.etharc.org/index.php/news/international/item/2334-new-model-for-aids-offers-promise-for-medical-research June 23, 2014 (MNT) - HIV-1, the virus responsible for most cases of AIDS, is a very selective virus. It does not readily infect species other than its usual hosts - humans and chimpanzees. While this would qualify as good news for most mammals, for humans this fact has made the search for effective treatments and vaccines for AIDS that much more difficult; without an accurate animal model of the…]]> meklitg@etharc.org (Meklit G.Michael) International News Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:41:54 +0000