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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • House subcommittee bill flat funds global HIV and TB

    In a year when global health leaders have projected a need to extend HIV and tuberculosis services to millions more people, a draft spending bill for the fiscal year beginning October 1 proposes keeping funding for global AIDS and tuberculosis programs and for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria exactly where it is.

    23 June 2016 | Science Speaks
  • Cultural Sensitivities Obstacle at UN AIDS Conference

    No one at the high-level United Nations conference devoted to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 denies serious scientific and financial challenges remain, but cultural sensitivities may prove the toughest stumbling block on the way to achieving that goal. A number of gay and transgender groups were excluded from attending the three-day-long conference that began Wednesday by countries who objected to their presence and nations squabbled over references in a final statement to topics involving gay sex and intravenous drug use.

    09 June 2016 | New York Times
  • AIDS 2016 Online Programme Now Available

    The full online #AIDS2016 programme is now available. Browse the sessions and special events, mark your favourites, and create your customized itinerary.

    08 June 2016 | AIDS 2016
  • High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS - Where’s the UK?

    At the last High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in 2011, the coalition government sent a delegation led by Minister Stephan O’Brien. But sadly, this time round, no minister from the UK Government will attend. In addition, the Department for International Development (DFID), the lead department for this UN meeting, is not planning to send a senior member of staff either.

    07 June 2016 | Huffington Post
  • World Health Assembly adopts global health sector strategies on HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs

    The World Health Assembly has adopted 3 global health sector strategies on: HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for the period 2016-2021. The integrated strategies highlight the critical role of Universal Health Coverage. Their targets are aligned with those laid out in the Sustainable Development Goals.

    01 June 2016 | WHO
  • Global call for PrEP access

    Scientific, medical, and community-based groups from around the world are being urged to issue a joint call for universal access to PrEP.

    27 May 2016 | Positive Living
  • UNITAID launches global initiative to prevent tuberculosis

    UNITAID is calling for innovative proposals to make new, shorter preventive treatment regimens more easily available to those who could benefit most. The proposals that show most promise will be recommended for funding.

    25 May 2016 | UNITAID
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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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