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News from IAS 2017

The 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) took place in Paris, France, from 23-26 July 2017. NAM was the IAS 2017 official online scientific news reporter.

We reported on key research presented at the conference and sent out five conference news summary bulletins.

News from IAS 2017

The 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) took place in Paris, France, from 23-26 July 2017. NAM was the IAS 2017 official online scientific news reporter.

We reported on key research presented at the conference and sent out five conference news summary bulletins.

IAS 2017: Cure research

The 2017 IAS HIV Cure and Cancer Forum, preceding IAS 2017, brought together researchers in the fields of HIV cure research and oncology to discuss the emerging overlaps between HIV and cancer research.

NHS PrEP trial demand

A new study indicates that all of the places on the NHS England funded PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) trial will be taken up rapidly, which may mean that people at high risk of acquiring HIV are refused places.

IAS 2017: Treatment as prevention

An international study of gay couples, where one partner had HIV and the other did not, has reported no HIV transmissions from an HIV-positive partner on treatment, the IAS 2017 conference was told today.

World AIDS Day Red Run 2017

Would you like to take part in a charity run and raise money for NAM aidsmap? Then register for this year’s World AIDS Day Red Run, taking place in Victoria Park, London, in November.

The Red Run is an annual charity fun run to mark World AIDS Day and raise awareness of, and money for, HIV support services across the country.

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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