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WORLD and AHF to Join Forces!

New affiliation between ‘Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases’ (WORLD) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) seeks to improve delivery of lifesaving HIV/AIDS care and services to women in Oakland and the Greater Bay Area.   OAKLAND (July 1, 2014) Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) is expanding its capacity to provide critical […]

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Join WORLD and White House Office of AIDS Director Douglas Brooks

Join WORLD at a Town Hall forum to welcome Douglas Brooks, new director of the White House Office of AIDS policy.  Brooks will discuss the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Affordable Care Act, and implementation and best-practices to achieve the NHAS. The meeting will be at Oakland City Hall in the Council Chambers on the 3rd […]

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WORLD is now an HIV test site!

WORLD is very excited to announce an expansion of our prevention programs.  As part of our Oakland WOW! project (Women Outreaching to Women), we are now offering onsite HIV testing for women.  Please help spread the word, if any women you know in the Oakland area are looking to update their status, they now have […]

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You can Make a Positive Difference!

Visit our new Indiegogo Campaign! Support WORLD for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Dear Friends and Supporters, Help WORLD as we celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2014 by spreading the word and raising awareness about the challenges and victories experienced by women living with HIV. Please take a moment of […]

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Want to do something meaningful? Work for WORLD!

WORLD is hiring!  Please click on the “Job Openings” tab to go to that section of our website for information about open positions.  At this time, we are actively seeking to fill two Outreach & Linkage Specialist positions for our 2nd CHANCE Program focused on linking HIV+ women to HIV-related medical care, a grant initiative […]

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The Challenge of “Getting to Zero”

Statement from The National Women and AIDS Collective (NWAC) Getting to zero new HIV infections is a laudable goal hampered by the Sequester’s destruction of our HIV service delivery system and fragile social net. As we approach the 25th World AIDS Day anniversary recognizing the devastating impact of the of the AIDS epidemic, our progress […]

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