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  • 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
  • Statement on the announcement of extra £20 billion funding for NHS

    The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) is calling for prevention and social care to be included in how the NHS spends its £20 billion ‘birthday present’.

    19 June 2018 | The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)
  • The End of AIDS: Far from Over

    The tools exist. HIV/AIDS can be treated and contained. But in many communities, social, political and economic obstacles get in the way. There, the epidemic is far from over. PBS Newshour reports from Russian, Nigeria and Florida.

    12 June 2018 | PBS NewsHour
  • Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic is getting worse, not better

    Almost anywhere in the world, an HIV-infected woman who has an uninfected partner and wants to have a baby would be first in line to receive ARVs. The challenges Katia faced in getting treatment amid Russia’s epidemic highlight the country’s faltering response, which critics have blasted as misguided, lackadaisical, and downright dismissive. Some federal health officials even question the term epidemic. “This is a very large and very serious epidemic, and certainly one of the few epidemics in the world that continues to get worse rather than get better,” says Vinay Saldanha, the Moscow-based regional director for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. “This is a public health crisis.”

    12 June 2018 | Science
  • In the face of a misguided response to HIV/AIDS in Russia, these bright stars are taking charge

    In 2015, Pavel Lobkov, a news anchor on TV Rain, an independent station in Moscow, confronted a predicament unlike any he had faced in more than 2 decades working as a journalist. It was World AIDS Day, and he was slated to host a show. His guest was the head of the Federal Center for the Prevention and Control of the Spread of AIDS, Vadim Pokrovsky. For 12 years, Lobkov had been Pokrovsky’s patient.

    12 June 2018 | Science
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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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