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  • South Africa: Mark Heywood - Nodding Along to Protesters At #Aids2016 Is Not Enough

    Mark Heywood, the director of social justice organisation Section27 and a board member of the Treatment Action Campaign addressed the media on the sidelines of the International Aids conference on Tuesday. This is a transcript of his speech.

    20 July 2016 | AllAfrica
  • US Aids funding 'would continue under Trump'

    Deborah Birx, global Aids co-coordinator for the US, tells the BBC Aids funding would continue if Donald Trump became president.

    20 July 2016 | BBC Health
  • ONE issues warning to African leaders attending IAC: Step up fight against HIV and AIDS or risk millions of lives

    Two-decades of progress towards defeating HIV and AIDS will be undone unless African Governments and the international community immediately step up their efforts to fight the disease, anti-poverty group ONE will warn delegates attending the International AIDS Conference in Durban this week.

    18 July 2016 | ONE
  • Putting a quarter for HIV prevention firmly on the global agenda

    The newly launched a quarter for HIV prevention campaign, which calls for investment in effective prevention programmes to be increased to at least 25% of global HIV resources, is gathering momentum.

    18 July 2016 | UNAIDS
  • 90-90-90 Progress Report

    UNAIDS update on progress towards the 90-90-90 targets and challenges facing the global community as it scales up testing and treatment to achieve the targets by 2020.

    17 July 2016 | UNAIDS
  • WHO flags key challenges to global HIV response at International AIDS Conference

    The World Health Organization is highlighting the need to renew attention to HIV prevention, whilst maintaining momentum on scaling up access to HIV treatment. It is also signalling the growing emergence of antiretroviral (ARV) drug resistance and the need for sustainable financing of the global response.

    17 July 2016 | WHO
  • Kaiser/UNAIDS Study Finds Donor Government Funding for HIV Fell in 2015 for First Time in 5 Years

    Funding declined from a majority of donor governments assessed, including the U.S.

    16 July 2016 | UNAIDS press release
  • US retracts plan to cut HIV/AIDS funds for SA

    THE US government said on Monday that it would provide $410m to SA’s HIV/AIDS programmes for the fiscal year starting October 1, highlighting how it still provides support to SA despite plans to slash funding.

    14 July 2016 | Business Daily
  • Russia Cuts Funding for HIV Treatment

    Russia's regions have received 10 to 30 percent less funding for HIV medication than planned, the Kommersant newspaper reported Tuesday. According to Kommersant’s sources in health care, regional authorities were obliged to revoke already-announced drug purchase auctions due to a funding shortfall that is reportedly connected to the cuts in the federal budget.

    12 July 2016 | The Moscow Times
  • Funding PrEP for HIV prevention

    Whatever route is finally chosen to fund PrEP, bouncing the decision across systems that are all funded by the same taxpayer will inevitably result in the continued and preventable further spread of HIV. This will generate avoidable mortality and increase future NHS costs for treatment. Perhaps it is time for NHS England just to “do the right thing.”

    08 July 2016 | The BMJ
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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