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HIV stigma – the end is nowhere in sight

Dr Yusef Azad spoke compellingly at the Hippocratic Post debate, the end of HIV?, on the issues of stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV.

Published
15 May 2018
From
The Hippocratic Post
Is Ending the HIV Epidemic Possible, and If So, How? IAPAC Meeting in Geneva Takes Stock of Progress and the Road Ahead

Last week, more than 200 health care providers, researchers, and advocates gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, from across the globe to discuss progress and challenges in turning the tide on the HIV epidemic across the globe at the "Controlling the Epidemic" Summit organized by the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care (IAPAC).

Published
15 May 2018
From
The Body PRO
Mumbai fast-tracks AIDS response by spearheading innovations to end epidemic by 2030

Population growth and fast urbanization, fuelled by sustained immigration and accelerating mobility, are rapidly changing the socio-economic and behavioural patterns of people in big cities.

Published
20 April 2018
From
UNAIDS
Test and treat showing results in Uganda and Zambia

New data show that the test and treat approach is having a significant impact on the number of people accessing HIV treatment.

Published
06 April 2018
From
UNAIDS
New CDC director predicts US can end AIDS epidemic within seven years

The AIDS epidemic in the United States could be ended in the next few years, the new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Protection predicted Wednesday, saying that health officials have all the tools they need to prevent its spread.

Published
30 March 2018
From
STAT
Improving Access to Patient Care & Time to Viral Suppression Using HIV Rapid Entry Programs

The CDC has reported that 44% of individuals who are living with HIV are residing in the southern region of the United States; HIV diagnosis rates are higher in the South than they are for Americans overall.

Published
22 March 2018
From
Contagion Live
Separate and Unequal Access Frames Discussion at CROI Panel on U.S. HIV Care Cascade

Attendees of the Monday, March 5, panel at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) discussing the HIV care cascade were probably expecting your usual set of presentations on what we're getting right or wrong about testing, linkage to/retention in care, and viral suppression. Those elements were there. But what was also clear from every presenter (a group that includes both researchers and medical providers) was that the lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S.

Published
08 March 2018
From
The Body Pro
There's an uptick in HIV in these millennial groups. Here's why.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released a report about HIV trends for people under 30 in the U.S., and the numbers show an increase in one particular group: 25- to 29-year-olds. Rates of HIV testing are low among millennials.

Published
27 February 2018
From
Mashable
Michel Kazatchkine: Winds of hope on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia?

Much of the media coverage focused on the intransigence of the government of the Russian Federation to changing its prevention policies around HIV/AIDS. However, this focus also obscures the fact that in Eastern Europe and Central Asia which has been much maligned over the past decade for its slowness in responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, we are now beginning to see strong hints that public health initiatives based on scientific evidence are taking on a legitimacy across the region.

Published
20 February 2018
From
BMJ
Vietnam sees drops in new HIV infections for 10th consecutive year

Vietnam saw decreases in the number of new HIV infections, people living with AIDS and AIDS-related fatalities for the tenth consecutive year in 2017, according to the Ministry of Health.

Published
05 February 2018
From
Vietnam Plus
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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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