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  • Global AIDS Update 2016

    The world has committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. How to reach this bold target within the Sustainable Development Goals is the central question facing the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, to be held from 8 to 10 June 2016.

    11 hours ago | UNAIDS
  • China study indicates bias against men who have sex with men spurs migration, potential spread of HIV, stalls services, responses

    The study amongst Chinese MSM offers information about the potential spread of China’s HIV epidemic, as well as a shifting demographic’s demand for services.

    17 May 2016 | Science Speaks
  • Number of HIV infections falling in United States, but fails to meet reduction goals

    The number of new HIV infections occurring annually in the United States decreased by an estimated 11 percent from 2010 to 2015, while the HIV transmission rate decreased by an estimated 17 percent during the same time period, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Pennsylvania.

    04 May 2016 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
  • Namibia: Over 144 000 On ARV Treatment

    Close to 144 000 people are on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment countrywide, according to the latest statistics released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

    26 April 2016 | AllAfrica
  • Your lifetime risk of HIV by race, state and sexual preference — in four simple charts

    For all Americans, their risk of contracting the deadly virus is now 1 in 99. That's significantly better than it was a decade ago when it was 1 in 78. But hidden in those optimistic numbers are massive disparities by race and geography in addition to sexual preference.

    29 February 2016 | Washington Post
  • Sadiq Khan warns about 'huge' rise in London HIV prevalence

    London Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan has warned against complacency on HIV – after statistics showed that a disproportionate amount of Londoners are living with HIV. “As Mayor, I’ll make HIV prevention a top priority within public health,” he said.

    16 February 2016 | PinkNews
  • Florida leads U.S. in new HIV cases after years of cuts in public health

    Florida leads the nation in new HIV infections, but it’s not being treated as a crisis by Gov. Rick Scott or the state’s top health officer, Dr. John Armstrong. As the disease has spread, Scott and Armstrong have imposed four years of personnel cuts in the Department of Health that have shrunk the size of county health departments.

    24 January 2016 | Miami Herald
  • Russia at AIDS epidemic tipping point as HIV cases pass one million – official

    Russia's AIDS epidemic is at a dangerous tipping point after the number of people registered HIV-positive passed the 1 million mark, the country's top AIDS specialist said on Thursday, warning the rate of infection had reached record levels.

    22 January 2016 | euronews
  • Number of Russians with HIV Hits 1 Million

    The number of HIV-positive patients registered in Russia has reached one million, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday, citing Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the Moscow-based Federal Center for Fighting AIDS.

    21 January 2016 | The Moscow Times
  • India Sees 32 Percent Decline in HIV Infections in 2015

    India is estimated to have registered a 66 per cent decline in new HIV infections from 2000 and 32 per cent decline from 2007, according to the latest round of HIV sentinel surveillance and estimations conducted by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), released by the Union Health Ministry.

    11 January 2016 | The New Indian Express
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