Landlord Evicts Tenant for being HIV Positive
HIV stigma made an ugly appearance in Greek court recently in a case that proves that prejudice and ignorance is still widespread in Greek society. According to health organizations "ARSIS" and "Positive Voice," a landlord sought to evict an HIV-infected...
Man Tests Positive for COVID-19, Monkeypox, and HIV
The first known instance of a person testing positive for COVID-19, monkeypox, and HIV all at the same time has been documented by scientists. Nine days after his return from a trip to Spain, where he had unprotected sex, the...
Greg Louganis: One of the Greatest Divers in History
Greg Louganis, four-time Olympic gold medalist, is thought to be one of the greatest divers in history.
Demetre Daskalakis, The Greek-American Doctor Fighting to End HIV Transmission
Greek-American doctor Demetre Daskalakis has been described as the person who is largely responsible for the decreasing rates of HIV in New York City in recent years. This is no exaggeration, as indeed, Daskalakis with his "status-neutral care" strategy,...
Woman’s Own Immune System May Have Cured Her HIV
A woman from Argentina who was diagnosed with HIV has apparently been cured of the virus despite not taking drugs or treatment. In what doctors believe is an extremely rare case, the woman's immune system seems to have cleared her...
HIV Cases in Greece Drop, Tests Shortages Rise
December 1 is the World AIDS Day, when people around the world look closely into the victims of the epidemic that devastated the world 33 years ago, when it was first recorded. The number of HIV infections in Greece in...
Court Acquits HIV-Positive Women Charged with 'Transmitting the Virus' Via Prostitution
An Athens Misdemeanours Court acquitted a group of HIV positive women arrested in 2012 and charged with repeated counts of grievous bodily harm on the grounds that they were transmitting the HIV/AIDS virus by working as prostitutes and having...
Greece Celebrates Awareness on World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is held each year on the December 1 following a decision by the World Health Organization and the UN General Assembly to make it an annual event. AIDS is caused by the HIV virus which is a virus of human immunodeficiency that infects...
KEELPNO: New HIV Diagnoses in Greece at Lowest Level in 5 Years
According to figures released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (KEELPNO) on Monday, new diagnoses of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are at their lowest levels in years. During an event at Athens University for World AIDS Day,...
'HIV/AIDS and Discrimination; Spotting the Stigma of the Stigma' Conference to be Held May 23
The general secretariat of transparency and human rights of the ministry of justice and the Hellenic Association of Seropositive People named “Positive voice” are organizing a one-day conference titled “HIV/AIDS and discrimination; spotting the stigma of the stigma,” on...