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  • A Decade of Flat Funding Could Imperil Progress of the HIV Prevention Research Pipeline

    A new report released today at the second HIV Research for Prevention Conference in Chicago documents 2015 funding, highlighting a decade of flat funding and its potential impact on continued innovation in the HIV prevention research and development (R&D) field.

    20 October 2016 | Resource Tracking for HIV Prevention R&D Working Group
  • PrEP Gives Us More

    Jim Pickett of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago: "PrEP has altered the landscape in HIV prevention in extraordinary and profound ways. It’s changing the lives of vulnerable individuals. It’s also bringing about big changes for the HIV workforce—health care providers, prevention specialists, outreach workers, social workers, educators and more. In fact, I believe we’ve entered the most dynamic period in our fight against HIV since 1996."

    13 October 2016 | ETR
  • Nine ways funding for the global HIV response could go further

    A serious funding shortfall threatens the prevention and treatment of HIV. Our panel of experts share their ideas on how to do more with less money.

    11 October 2016 | The Guardian
  • HIV prevention in New Zealand: It's time for a change

    With all the scientific breakthroughs and real world evidence we may have a whole range of tools in the toolbox to address this problem, not just condoms.

    05 October 2016 | Gay NZ
  • Catching Fire: The Realities of the New Era in HIV Prevention and Care

    I felt an excitement at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) that I hadn't felt for a while. We're at the start of something new, something important, that's just starting to catch fire. I can't tell you how many conversations I had with government, national, and community leaders last week at USCA about what treatment as prevention and PrEP mean for our work and our lives.

    04 October 2016 | The Body
  • The CDC’s Gay Dance Video about HIV is Flat Out Fabulous

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has produced a music video that joyfully educates gay men about HIV prevention options. And it is foot-stomping fabulous. See

    27 September 2016 | My Fabulous Disease
  • I wrote this piece while getting chemotherapy, because people have started using cancer patients like me as a weapon against gay people

    Patient needs should never be pitted against each other and, as a cancer patient and gay man, I see the importance of both my chemotherapy and the need for PrEP as non-paralleled treatments that cannot be compared against each other.

    19 September 2016 | The Independent
  • Fact check: have HIV infections dropped in 'any meaningful way'?

    In an interview, the head of the International Aids Vaccine Initiative, Mark Feinberg said “while there has been progress on getting more people on treatment, we haven’t made any progress in decreasing the number of new infections in any meaningful way.” Does his claim hold up?

    19 September 2016 | Africa Check
  • PrEP, test-and-treat offer most cost-effective methods for HIV prevention

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, and “test-and-treat” methods are both more cost-effective than the current strategy for the prevention of HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, according to researchers. The success of either strategy, however, depends on treatment initiation and adherence.

    19 September 2016 | Healio
  • Lib Dems to vote on HIV blocking drug

    The Liberal Democrats will call for drugs that block the contraction of HIV to be made available on the NHS.

    19 September 2016 | The Independent
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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