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  • Queensland to adopt British Columbia Treatment as Prevention Strategy

    Queensland is the latest international jurisdiction to implement TasP. Panama, China, France, Spain and Brazil have already signed on, and US cities including New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. are adopting the Treatment as Prevention model.

    24 July 2014 | Manual Items
  • I'm HIV-Positive, and I Have No Interest in News About HIV Cures

    There is already a way to eradicate HIV/AIDS, and Pa. is pretty good at it. Too bad it’s politically impossible to implement nationally.

    24 July 2014 | Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
  • HIV Prevention in Clinical Care Settings - 2014 Recommendations of the International Antiviral Society–USA Panel

    In an innovative approach to HIV prevention, an interdisciplinary group of experts has come together for the first time to lay out a framework of best practices to optimize the role of the clinician in achieving an AIDS-free generation.

    19 July 2014 | Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Australia’s HIV transmission rate falls

    New data out of the Kirby Institute shows that the rate of HIV transmission in Australia has fallen, returning to a downward trend that has been the norm for more than a decade. So why are the papers saying that HIV infections are ‘at an 20-year high‘?

    18 July 2014 | Buggery.org
  • End to Aids by 2030 'is possible'

    The Aids epidemic can brought under control by 2030, according to a report by the United Nations Aids agency.

    16 July 2014 | BBC Health
  • British Columbia: HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows no meaningful decrease

    lThe number of new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia has steadily declined in the past decade – but not for gay and bisexual men, who have shown no meaningful decreases and accounted for nearly two-thirds of new cases in 2012, according to a new report from B.C.’s provincial health officer. 

    15 July 2014 | The Globe and Mail
  • Option B+: In obstacle courses to lifelong antiretroviral treatment, hurdles are higher for pregnant women, study says

    Work conflicts, hidden HIV status, and bad treatment by staff are among the hurdles keeping women living with HIV from continuing antiretroviral treatment for life following childbirth, according to a article published last month ahead of print in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

    09 July 2014 | Science Speaks
  • The Failure of the ABC Approach to HIV Prevention

    For close to 25 years the standard HIV prevention strategy was the ABC sexual behaviour change strategy: Abstain, be Faithful, and use Condoms. Today, this ‘old’ strategy has all but faded into the background, with only condoms remaining on the tick-list of ‘to do’s’. The evidence was clear: New infections continued to rise steadily year after year, regardless of ABC. The 2012 South African Department of Health Antenatal Study confirms this.

    08 July 2014 | Communications Initiative
  • Australians get access to at-home HIV tests under strategy to cut infections by 2020

    The government strategy aims to reduce sexual transmission of HIV by 50 per cent by 2015 and “work towards achieving the virtual elimination of HIV transmission in Australia by 2020”. It wants to increase treatment uptake by people with HIV to 90 per cent with evidence showing that new treatments can help prevent the spread of the virus as well as treat it.

    07 July 2014 | Herald Sun
  • What’s Your Long-term Risk of Transmitting HIV?

    How mathematical models can help us better understand both the long-term probability of HIV transmission and the benefit of combining risk-reduction strategies.

    04 July 2014 | Poz
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