AIDS http://kcur.org en Advocates Still Wary Of Infectious Disease Bill http://kcur.org/post/advocates-still-wary-infectious-disease-bill <p>Kansas health officials are trying to assure local health groups that <a href="http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/documents/summary_hb_2183_2013.pdf">a controversial bill</a> dealing with infectious diseases needed an update to response protocols for occupational exposures. Some HIV advocates, however, aren’t completely sold. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:19:25 +0000 Elana Gordon 35217 at http://kcur.org Advocates Still Wary Of Infectious Disease Bill Kansas Lawmakers Take Up Controversial Infectious Disease Bill http://kcur.org/post/kansas-lawmakers-take-controversial-infectious-disease-bill <p>A <a href="http://kslegislature.org/li/b2013_14/measures/hb2183/">controversial bill in Kansas</a> that has caused outcry from groups like the National Minority AIDS Council appears to be on track for approval by House and Senate negotiators, paving the way for passage by both chambers. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:27:41 +0000 Elana Gordon 34566 at http://kcur.org Kansas Lawmakers Take Up Controversial Infectious Disease Bill World Moves Forward In Battle Against HIV & AIDS http://kcur.org/post/world-moves-forward-battle-against-hiv-aids <p>The world has reached a defining moment in the battle against HIV and AIDS. The battle cry coming from the just-completed 19th International Aids Conference : We now have the potential to end the epidemic. </p> <p>But the potential can become the reality only if the many stakeholders play their roles related to public policy, money, science and medicine and the people affected by HIV - and their families.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 21:52:19 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Bill Anderson 22009 at http://kcur.org World Moves Forward In Battle Against HIV & AIDS Gay Pride Group Brings Quilt Project To Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/gay-pride-group-brings-quilt-project-kansas-city <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Among the features of the Kansas City Gay Pride celebration - 467 quilts from The Quilt Project. That's the famous traveling art project documenting victims of HIV-AIDS. Family and friends sew personal messages on quilt panels. The Kansas City Show Me Pride organization created a new quilt in memory of Kansas Citians who have died of the virus.</p> Sat, 05 Jun 2010 01:47:01 +0000 Laura Ziegler 6692 at http://kcur.org Gay Pride Group Brings Quilt Project To Kansas City