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  • Clinton archives reveal AIDS fund chief pushed out in 2012

    A series of recently released emails by former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton contradict the official motive given for Michel Kazatchkine leaving his top post at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS in 2012.

    02 November 2015 | Yahoo News / AFP
  • Hepatitis C: behind new wonder drugs lies a terrible dilemma

    The cost of new hepatitis C drugs presents a conundrum for policy professionals across the world: if we cannot afford to treat everyone in need immediately, how should we go about allocating the limited number of treatments that we can afford?

    29 October 2015 | The Conversaion
  • Canada: Change was promised - time to deliver

    With a new government in power in Canada, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network says ”There is real potential for making some significant legislative changes on several key fronts.” Including more funding.

    28 October 2015 | Positive Lite
  • Christine Stegling appointed new Executive Director of the Alliance

    Ms Stegling is currently the Executive Director of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), a global network of activists advocating for HIV treatment access. She replaces the current Alliance Executive Director Alvaro Bermejo who in June announced his decision to step down from the role at the end of November 2015.

    12 October 2015 | International HIV/AIDS Alliance
  • 10 Big Issues Discussed at the United States Conference on AIDS

    Over the weekend, thousands of HIV/AIDS advocates met up in Washington, DC, for this year’s United States Conference on AIDS (USCA). As a wrap-up, POZ compiled some social media highlights from USCA that drill down into the top 10 issues we noticed permeating the conference.

    15 September 2015 | Poz
  • Global Fund Partnership Forum Discusses Strategy for New Era

    Partners in global health began discussions today aimed at shaping a new strategy for the Global Fund partnership to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. The Partnership Forum brought together over 10 participants from communities affected by the diseases, civil society, nongovernmental organizations, governments, technical partners and the private sector to a two-day gathering to influence the development of the Global Fund's new strategy. Recent scientific advances and growing experience in implementation mean there is an historic opportunity to end the three diseases as public health threats. Aida Kurtovic, the Vice-Chair of the Global Fund Board, said: "We need an ambitious strategy that puts us in a position to eliminate the three diseases."

    08 September 2015 | AllAfrica.com
  • Michel Sidibé: working to end AIDS as a public health threat

    Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, has the storyteller's persuasive powers.

    10 July 2015 | The Lancet
  • Is It Time for the End of 'AIDS'?

    Two decades into the antiretroviral era, the often misused term 'AIDS' has an awkward place in the dialogue about the HIV epidemic.

    02 July 2015 | Poz
  • Tory MP Mike Freer to chair cross-party HIV group

    Mike Freer, the MP for Finchley and Golders Green and former Conservative Party Vice Chair, was last week elected to chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.

    15 June 2015 | Pink News
  • Fireworks at AIDS conference

    “We say it is unacceptable that internal party politics means that an underperforming and uncommitted MEC for Health like Benny Malakoane is untouchable. Malakoane must be replaced,” said Mavasa. The audience cheered. Malakoane stared straight ahead, chewing gum.

    10 June 2015 | Ground Up
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