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Douglas Crimp, Scholar, Curator and Art World Disrupter, Dies at 74

Douglas Crimp, a groundbreaking art scholar, curator, writer, editor, educator and AIDS activist who challenged the field of art history by insisting on seeing it in a social context, died on July 5 at his home in Manhattan. He was 74.

Published
17 July 2019
From
New York Times
The Beautiful Uncertainty of Douglas Crimp

Masha Gessen mourns critic, curator, and art historian Douglas Crimp as a prominent voice in AIDS activism by way of two classic Crimp essays: “How to Have Promiscuity in an Epidemic” and “Mourning and Militancy.”

Published
17 July 2019
From
New Yorker
HIV’s genetic code, extracted from a nub of tissue, adds to evidence of virus’ emergence in humans a century ago

Scientists at the University of Arizona examined a tissue sample that dates back to the 1960s, the oldest sample of HIV to date, and concluded the virus jumped from primates earlier than expected.

Published
17 July 2019
From
STAT
Can free schools in South Africa reduce HIV risk?

In our study, we wanted to examine why adolescent girls are engaging in risky sexual behaviour. Is this behaviour driven by childhood adversity, such as poverty, coming from a family where someone is ill with HIV/AIDS, or exposure to violence and experiencing psychological distress? We also wanted to find out if a government policy such as free schooling has the potential to mitigate some, or all, of these drivers.

Published
17 July 2019
From
The Conversation
Injecting Meth? Here's What You Definitely Need to Know

Injecting, or "slamming," crystal meth (sometimes called "tina" or "T" in the LGBT world) has been on the rise the past several years among gay men, often including those living with HIV, who use the drug to enhance sexual activity.

Published
17 July 2019
From
TheBody
Kaiser/UNAIDS analysis finds donor governments spent US$8 billion for HIV in 2018, similar to a decade ago

Donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$8 billion in 2018, little changed from the US$8.1 billion total in 2017 and from the levels of a decade ago, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Published
17 July 2019
From
UNAIDS press release
Is It Safe to Interrupt HIV Treatment During Cure Studies?

Previous research has shown that long interruptions are not safe—but what about shorter, more closely monitored gaps in treatment?

Published
17 July 2019
From
POZ
New Algorithms Could Help Providers ID PrEP Candidates

Electronic prompts for clinicians to recommend Truvada to people at risk for HIV could help increase PrEP’s impact.

Published
17 July 2019
From
Poz
HIV May Persist in the Brain Despite Antiretroviral Treatment

After almost a decade on antiretroviral therapy, half of study participants still had HIV in immune cells in their brain and spinal fluid.

Published
17 July 2019
From
Poz
UNAIDS calls for greater urgency as global gains slow and countries show mixed results towards 2020 HIV targets

The pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing down according to a new report released today by UNAIDS. 

Published
17 July 2019
From
UNAIDS press release
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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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