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Adam Castillejo descubrió que tenía VIH a los 23 años. Foto: Andrew Testa/NYT

The mysterious 'London patient' came out of the closet. His name is Adam Castillejo and he is a Venezuelan expatriate living in England.

Living with HIV, Fighting with Hope

 12/01/2017 - 12:31
Kevin Burns, Executive Director of Action Wellness. Photograph by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Action Wellness has been providing hope to Philadelphians living with (or at risk of) HIV/AIDS via pre-exposure prophylaxis medication, prevention education, case management, testing, and overall support since 1986. Its office is featured in the pioneering drama Philadelphia, starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Antonio Banderas, widely regarded as the first mainstream film to depict a sincere narrative on homosexuality and homophobia.


An HIV Screening Test on your Smartphone

 02/12/2015 - 09:28
Foto: Cortesía de TASSANEEWAN.

A pinch of the finger, a smartphone and a waiting period of 15 minutes is all it takes to get your result. This, in general terms, is the letter of introduction for the latest gadget promising to revolutionize the world of health: an accessory for the cell phone that makes it possible to perform a screening test for infections such as syphilis or HIV.  

Plain Text Author: 
Lucia Tejo

Una prueba de detección del HIV en tu smartphone

 02/09/2015 - 11:40
Foto: Cortesía de TASSANEEWAN.

Un pinchazo en el dedo, un smartphone y aproximadamente 15 minutos de espera para conocer el resultado. Esta es la carta de presentación, a muy grandes rasgos, del último ‘gadget’ que promete revolucionar el mundo de la salud: un accesorio para el móvil que posibilita la realización de un prueba de detección de enfermedades como la sifílis o el HIV