HIV Advocates Urge Women To Make Fight Against HIV A Personal Commitment

May 20, 2015

 

HIV is still a huge issue for women. The numbers are still frightening – women still account for 20 percent of all new HIV infections while African-American women account for roughly two thirds of this population. Although the overall number of HIV infections is down, what’s alarming is that a staggering 84 percent of new female HIV infections are actually attributed to heterosexual sex. This is a statistic that everyone should be aware of and should know how to properly address.

 

are_hiv_symptoms_in_women_likely_to_be_different_1927_xThis is also the very statistic that drives HIV Advocates to urge women to continue the fight against HIV. In fact, the group urges women to make the fight a part of their personal, individual commitment. Women should not only discuss these alarming facts among friends and family, they should also advocate governments to listen up and take notice.

 

Dr. Susan Blumenthal, amfAR Senior Policy and Medical Advisor, has said it: the key to reducing HIV infections among women is advocating for healthcare public policy changes. This means that unless people remain uninsured, unaware of the risks and unable to receive proper HIV care, then the figures will rise.

 

According to Dr. Blumenthal, among the public policy changes “are ensuring women are adequately represented in clinical trial research; developing prevention technologies specifically for women; doing interventions for women facing HIV as a result of violence; increasing access to women’s reproductive healthcare; and advocating for Medicaid expansions.”

 

The challenge now is: how do you get involved in the fight? Simple: join HIV Advocates, a global initiative to share news, experiences, strategies as well as new tools that aim to energize human rights movements and communities fighting HIV/AIDS.

Join HIV Advocates today and be an ally in the fight against the disease.

 

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HIV Advocates Reiterates The Need To Get Tested

May 19, 2015

 

If there is one thing that people should never ever think of is that it is next to impossible for them to get infected with HIV. Truth is, even people in their 60’s still get infected.

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Take the case of Jo Josh, a 66 year old woman who lives in Reigate and who has a 25 year old daughter. She is a woman living with HIV. The news first came as a shock to her and it took her years to learn how to deal with the reality of it all. Another case is that of Wales resident 58 year old Steve Craftman. He was diagnosed in 1987. In his own words, “I have done a lot of grieving.” He and his partner had to move to a tiny town just to escape the threats and abuse. A third example is 33 year old Lizzie Jordan. The mother of a 10 year old lost her partner, who also happened to be the father of her child, on the fourth day since he came home feeling unwell.

 

HIV truly does not choose its victims. Practically everyone is vulnerable to it, to its risks and even to the effects of living with it. People living with HIV oftentimes do not know that they carry the disease. They are also subjected to societal violence, stigma and abuse.

 

These are the issues and concerns that HIV Advocates want to bring people’s attention to. It is high time for everyone to get tested. Before you think that there is virtually no way for you to get infected, get tested!

 

Join HIV Advocates today and be an ally in the fight against the disease.

 

HIV Advocates, an initiative supported by Levi Strauss Foundation and powered by B-Change Foundation, encourages members of the LGBT community to speak up by exploring the power of social media. Through the HIV Advocates’ online channels, the LGBT community and other stakeholders can start conversations, spark the interest of the public, come up with various plans of action and continue with information dissemination to fight HIV and the stigma that comes with it.

 

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May 9, 2015

Edible Arrangements Hong Kong Has This Irresistible Mother’s Day Promo

 

This is what you’ve all been waiting for – Edible Arrangements® Hong Kong’s Mother’s Day promo! It’s the most awaited offer and Edible Arrangements does not disappoint!

 

Get this – a whopping 20% off of any items included in the Mother’s Day Collection! How neat is that? Just make sure that you include the promo code PICK0020 when you checkout. Visit the official Edible Arrangements® Hong Kong website, go to “Arrangements” then click on “Mother’s Day.”

bnr15_mom_offerHaving a difficult time in choosing which fresh fruit bouquet to give to Mom? Here are a few ideas:

The Best Mother’s Day Gift is, well, the best Mother’s Day gift! This magnificent fruit bouquet is filled with all fresh fruit favorites, including fresh pineapple hearts, and features the MOM heart, made of fresh pineapple dipped in semisweet chocolate with a custom white chocolate heart banner. This extra special arrangement also includes a trio of berries: fresh strawberries, our classic chocolate dipped strawberries, and the artful Swizzle Berries decorated with white drizzle. To top it all off, this pretty gift comes with a Mother’s Day balloon bundle and the custom Berry Loved Bear. Your Mom will truly feel the love!

 

new-linkedin.jpgPRDA Asia Has Tips For You To Become A LinkedIn Power User

LinkedIn is a popular social networking site these days. This is because LinkedIn has evolved from just being a formal, career and business-oriented social networking service to a place where you can manage your professional image and branding to engaging your target audience. Today, LinkedIn is not just for job seekers and recruitment agencies. It now offers a whole lot more services that can be beneficial for your own personal online identity.

 

One of the “statuses” that LinkedIn users should gear for is to become a “Power User.” A LinkedIn Power User can easily land that job, opportunity, business transaction or very important business resource or connection. Find success in social media marketing with PRDA Asia Hong Kong. Led by Douglas White, who has close to 30 years digital experience, PRDA Asia has been in the business for more than 10 years, delivering social media success for clients in English, traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese.

Be With The “In” Crowd When You Sign Up For A Sideways Driving Club Membership

 

At Sideways Driving Club, you don’t just meet new friends, get to experience what it’s like to drive like a real F1 race car driver and celebrate special occasions in the only virtual simulator center that has the largest selection of tracks. You also get to be with the “in” crowd!

ridethedriftSideways Driving Club, being the premiere venue for virtual racing in Hong Kong, attracts the right crowd – all bearing the need for speed, all bearing that hunger to harness their driving skills and all happy to engage others in a friendly yet competitive game of virtual racing. And for them to fully experience the magic that only Sideways Driving Club Hong Kong can bring, they all sign up for membership packages!

 

Primasia Corporate Services Limited Hong Kong Helps Streamline Your Business To China

Eyeing the Chinese market? Want to streamline your business to China? The wisest strategy is to launch your new venture in Hong Kong, where most, if not all, of the world’s best have satellite offices, where English and Chinese languages meet and where professional experts are.

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Primasia Corporate Services Limited Hong Kong can help streamline your business from start to finish. From the ground up, Primasia Hong Kong can assist you in terms of company formation and registration, tax and accounting, trade and payroll and even in the search for nominee directors.

For more than 20 years, numerous businesses have put their trust on Primasia Corporate Services Limited Hong Kong. They offer a straight forward, “no surprises” fee policy and as a recipient of various awards including a Business Advisor Award from HSBC (in recognition of its outstanding performance and services in the industry), you can be sure that they never compromise. They just deliver!

 


Fabulous custom fashion from Aurza, HITCHED! features Augusta Jones gowns, Mediative brings modern elegance to photography and IsoFit adds energy to your life

May 9, 2015

 

1969300_387134584771787_8384803180639930781_nWild or Mild, Aurza Fashion Prints Look Fabulous

Have you tried your favorite silhouette in a print yet? Fashionable prints are a quick way to amp up your look, and there are so many ways to make them work for you!

Dipping a toe into the world of print? Try a Sophia or Adele dress in our black and white rose print. You’ll be subtle and classy, and probably start collecting comparisons to Audrey Hepburn. Another way to ease into wearing prints is the Eddie or Claudia dress in a wild zebra print made milder with subtle colors including a touch of grey. Any of these is easy to dress up or down with accessories in classic black or white, or with a pop of color.

 

FotorCreatedHITCHED! Bridal Hong Kong Has Augusta Jones Gowns So You Can Dress In Elegance

 

Every discerning bride-to-be values her wedding gown. Oftentimes, she exerts so much effort in choosing THE ONE – that magical bridal dress that she has been waiting to wear ever since she was little. She researches, asks friends for suggestions and canvasses. So much time and effort to finally decide on THE ONE. That was the scenario then, however. These days, the search is shortened only because there’s now just one brand to focus on – Augusta Jones Bridal. In Hong Kong, the search starts and ends at HITCHED! Bridal.

 

HITCHED! Bridal Hong Kong carries an extensive Augusta Jones Bridal collection. All the pieces, which come straight from the US, are guaranteed not only for its top quality, beautiful details and contemporary cuts but also for their dramatic styles that are distinct only to a world-renowned fashion designer. In fact, fashion pundits have called the most recent Augusta Jones collection as “classic with a twist.”

 

chain-bridge-2-budapestLet Mediative Hong Kong Make Your Budapest Wedding The Talk Of The Town

 

Budapest has all the makings of the most scenic wedding destination venue in the world. From majestic castles to memorable royal palaces to the swankiest 5-star hotels to unspoilt nature, Budapest has so many to offer for soon-to-be-wed couples. Dreamy photoshoot locations are all in Budapest – what you only need to make sure is that you have the best wedding photography team in tow to capture moments and memories!

 

Mediative Hong Kong can do that for you. Mediative Hong Kong offers high level European journalistic style and full service Location Wedding photography in European cities such as Budapest and other equally gorgeous locations like Prague, Bratislava and Vienna. What makes them really stand out from the crowd is that they have close connections with these cities. They know the cities like the back of their hand so they can take you to beautiful hidden gems within these areas.

 

IsoFit_newLayout_25May2012-1How Iso Fit Hong Kong Rewards Its Loyal Pilates Clients

There is now a steady clamor for pilates trainings in Hong Kong. This is because pilates is not just plain exercise. It is an exercise system that strengthens the abdomen, back and buttocks and results in a more stabilized, flexible and strong body. Hence, more people now want to sign up for pilates trainings. A good proof of this is the continuous rise in enrollment in various centers like Iso Fit Hong Kong.

Iso Fit Hong Kong is the only pilates center that offers topnotch pilates training led by highly trained personnel. Established in 1998, Iso Fit Hong Kong offers trainings in pilates and Gyrotonic exercise methods based on valued clients’ budget, schedules, training goals and level of experience. The professionals at Iso Fit can guide you and make sure that your routines are correct. This is very crucial since you may not achieve proper balanced strength and flexibility if you do not have adequate professional supervision. Iso Fit Hong Kong  also boasts of a well-equipped studio that doubles as an educator training center.