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  • Access to opioid agonist therapy in Russia: time for reform (free registration required)

    The efforts to halt the spread of HIV in Russia are hindered by the policies of its government, which has scaled back harm reduction efforts and denied access to opioid agonist treatment to 1·8 million people who inject drugs in Russia, many of whom inject opioids.

    07 August 2018 | The Lancet
  • How age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

    Researchers in California argue that interventions are urgently needed to reach older adults and Hispanics to address HIV testing and beliefs. Older adults, in particular women, did not see themselves at risk of HIV.

    06 August 2018 | Science Daily
  • How Will Growing Conservatism Affect HIV Efforts?

    Experts across the globe, including Sir Elton John, are worried.

    02 August 2018 | Poz
  • We Love the Jargon, We Hate the Jargon!

    This blog post by Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba and Kay Marshall talks about the essential work of connecting journalists and researchers and how advocates are the linchpin.

    20 July 2018 | AVAC
  • Preventing HIV

    A response to Patrick William Kelly's Op-Ed, from Dr. Demetre Daskalakis and Mark Harrington.

    09 July 2018 | New York Times (letter to the editor)
  • HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable: Interview With Bruce Richman

    Transcript of YouTube video interview with Bruce richman of U=U: published on YouTube in May 2017.

    03 July 2018 | The Body
  • 'New York Times' To Condoms: Drop Dead

    A peculiarly worded Op-Ed talks about disappearing condom use and causes a stir among HIV activists.

    29 June 2018 | HIV Plus
  • The End of Safe Gay Sex?

    June is Pride Month, a ripe time to reflect on one of the most startling facts about our sexual culture today: Condom use is all but disappearing among large numbers of gay men.

    27 June 2018 | New York Times
  • Turkey ramps up HIV awareness campaign

    As the HIV rate among Turks has sharply increased over the last decade, the Turkish government has started raising awareness among university students.

    25 June 2018 | Al-Monitor
  • New Zealand sees drop in people diagnosed with HIV

    The number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand has significantly dropped, according to the AIDS Epidemiology Group of Otago University. It has been the first time the number has decreased since 2011. Last year, 197 people were diagnosed, a drop of 46 compared to 2016 when 243 people were diagnosed with HIV. Dr Sue McAllister said despite the drop being encouraging, it was too early to determine whether the decline would be maintained.

    20 June 2018 | 1 News Now
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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.

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