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  • 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
  • The HIV 'emergency' isn't over, says PEPFAR chief

    Ambassador Deborah Birx, U.S. global AIDS coordinator and director of the largest initiative to combat a single disease, talks data, PEPFAR's future and the AIDS emergency we still face in this video interview.

    28 May 2015 | Devex
  • Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem

    For years Russia has remained remarkably silent on the challenge it faces from HIV and Aids. Now that silence has been broken by an epidemiologist who has been working in the field for more than two decades - and he calls the situation "a national catastrophe".

    20 May 2015 | BBC
  • Britain has elected the most LGBTI MPs in the world

    With the final votes counted and the General Election over, Britain is officially the country with the highest number of out LGBTI MPs in the world.

    11 May 2015 | Gay Star News
  • HIV Positive Votes in the General Election 2015

    A summary of each party's policies on health issues.

    01 May 2015 | LASS
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