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  • HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable: Interview With Bruce Richman

    Bruce Richman is the founder and executive director of Prevention Access Campaign and Undetectable = Untransmittable, U= U, a global community of HIV advocates, researchers and organizations, uniting to clarify and disseminate a groundbreaking, but largely unknown fact that people living with HIV on effective treatment cannot transmit HIV.

    06 June 2017 | The Body
  • Five reasons to jump right in, regardless of his HIV status

    Stop what you’re doing and reset your Grindr filters, we are going to get you laid. If you’re not swiping right on HIV positive guys, then you need to read this article.

    02 June 2017 | Emen8
  • Expert: Long-Awaited CDC HIV Report on Conception Options for Serodiscordant Couples Is Disappointing and Confusing

    We're in the middle of a revolution in our efforts to fight HIV. However, you wouldn't know it from a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that advises providers about conception when one partner is living with HIV.

    02 June 2017 | The Body Pro
  • Gay New Zealand welcomes removal of HIV meds restriction

    The decision of New Zealand's drug regulator Pharmac to remove a restriction on when people newly-diagnosed with HIV can be put on medications will "significantly benefit people newly diagnosed with HIV and those living with HIV as well as efforts to prevent HIV transmission” according to the NZ AIDS Foundation. “New Zealand is one of few countries in the developed world to still have a restriction on treatment access,” the NZAF's Executive Director Jason Myers says. “Early treatment is a fundamental pillar of NZAFs Ending HIV programme."

    08 May 2017 | Gay New Zealand
  • The Rural Challenge of HIV

    A new study identifies obstacles for UN strategy of treatment as prevention in Lesotho, where people infected with HIV are geographically dispersed throughout the countryside. This dispersion confounds one of the basic precepts of the strategy, which holds that as more people are treated, the treatment will become cheaper. In fact, becomes harder and more expensive to scale up treatment when that community is rural and dispersed.

    04 May 2017 | Inside Science
  • How do you do it? Australian HIV campaign puts emphasis on a combination of ways

    Meet Tom, Dick and Harry. Sydney-based health promotion organization ACON’s current campaign singles out different men who “do it”, but who opt for different ways of protecting themselves. “We all have notions of what safe sex means, but we wanted to reflect actual behaviour among gay men and other men who have sex with men,” said ACON Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Parkhill.

    05 April 2017 | UNAIDS
  • TasP is a ‘game-changer’ for people living with HIV

    While we talk about ‘game-changers’ in terms of bio-medical or pharmaceutical solutions, the real game changer is the positive person.

    04 April 2017 | Sydney Star Observer
  • Breastfeeding with an undetectable viral load: what do we know?

    Megan DePutter on why undetectable does not equal untransmittable in the case of breastfeeding, but why women should be supported to make an informed choice anyway.

    08 March 2017 | Positive Lite
  • Georgia HIV infections drop 6 percent annually for 6 years

    HIV infections in Georgia dropped 6% each year from 2008 to 2014. According to a recent analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Georgia is among eight states whose infection rate dropped significantly during the six-year period.

    08 March 2017 | WTVC
  • Advocates hope for change in HIV non-disclosure law after Ottawa meeting with provinces

    Advocacy groups are hoping the law criminalizing HIV non-disclosure in Canada will change after a meeting between Ottawa and the provinces in the spring. Last month, a protest was held outside the ministry’s office to protest the “overly broad and unjust” charges relative to HIV disclosure. Ontario leads in the number of people charged with HIV status non-disclosure and 180 people have been charged across the country

    07 March 2017 | Toronto Star
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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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