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  • Anthony Fauci, MD: Working to End HIV/AIDS

    Just weeks before the 22nd International AIDS Conference, Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health spoke with JAMA about how far we’ve come in treating and preventing HIV/AIDS—and how much farther we need to go to reach his ultimate goal of eliminating the disease.

    12 July 2018 | JAMA
  • Prince Harry to attend AIDS conference as Princess Diana legacy lives on

    PRINCE Harry is to attend the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam later this month in further evidence the young Royal is determined to continue the pioneering work of his late mother, Princess Diana – with a meeting with her friend Sir Elton John scheduled.

    11 July 2018 | Daily Express
  • These LGBTQ campaigners are fundraising for the UK’s first national AIDS memorial

    The AIDS Memory UK campaign aims to raise £7,500 towards a national tribute to remember those who have died from the syndrome in Britain.

    04 July 2018 | PinkNews
  • My PrEP Story: Brian

    Brian Paddick was a participant on the PROUD trial and is now on IMPACT. In his My PrEP Story he talks about why he joined the trial, and the benefits of interacting with friendly, non-judgemental and supportive medical staff.

    03 July 2018 | Prepster
  • Australian man opens up about contracting HIV on PrEP

    A Melbourne man has opened up about contracting HIV while using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). A small handful of people have contracted HIV while on PrEP, with the Melbourne man having been the fourth ever in the world.

    03 July 2018 | Star Observer
  • The AIDS Memorial on Instagram Has Become a Must-Read Remembrance of Those We’ve Lost

    What this brilliant and crucial accounting of lives does is simple: It asks us to engage with each and every person’s story, so that we can honor them and what they went through with dignity and respect. The AIDS Memorial represents the best of what can happen when something most of us use every single day—Instagram—is turned into a powerful means to mourn, remember, and learn.

    29 June 2018 | Vogue
  • Nelson Vergel: Built to Survive

    “There’s wisdom with age, but there’s a lot more wisdom with age and HIV,” says Nelson Vergel. Like many long-term survivors, he initially considered his HIV diagnosis a death sentence. But despite the odds, the Venezuelan immigrant refused to give up.

    29 June 2018 | Poz
  • The HIV-positive man who stopped thousands getting the virus

    Greg Owen wanted a new drug, not available through the NHS, that would stop him becoming HIV-positive. But it was too late - he already had the virus. Despite this, he and a friend worked on an ambitious plan to help thousands of others get the new treatment.

    29 June 2018 | BBC
  • First doctor to prescribe ARVs forced to leave South Africa

    A seven-year battle with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has left legendary French HIV expert Dr Francoise Louis with no choice but to leave the country.

    27 June 2018 | Health-e News
  • Coinfection Connection

    Curing hepatitis C is a priority for people also living with HIV.

    27 June 2018 | POZ
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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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