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PnP

PnP  n.— «Antonio Urbina, who is medical director of HIV/AIDS training at St. Vincent Hospital’s HIV center in New York’s Greenwich Village, says he’s seen two patients who have taken HIV drugs before going out for “PnP,” or “party and...

bumping

bumping  n.— «The county continues to face budget cuts, so the emergency medical services manager’s job was eliminated. Because he has more seniority over the AIDS chief, he will take that post. The process is known as “bumping...

flash blood

flash blood  n.— «Many injecting drug users share dirty needles or use a dangerous cash-saving technique known as “flash blood,” in which a user injects heroin or another illicit substance and then draws a syringe full of blood...

compassion club

compassion club  n.— «The society is one of two organizations in Victoria, and others worldwide, commonly called compassion clubs. These operations supply marijuana for use as medicine to people who show proof of a longstanding incurable...

zero grazing

zero grazing  n.— «Yet rarely seen among Botswana’s AIDS prevention messages is one that has worked in other African countries: Multiple sex partners kill. Dubbed “Zero Grazing” by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, this...

sibling family

sibling family  n.— «Mullins’s film follows two “sibling families”: families where both parents have died from AIDS and so the eldest children must take care of the younger.» —“AIDS Documentaries Want You To Fight Back” by...