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  • 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
  • Cuomo Announces Plan to Cut New AIDS Cases in New York

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday what he called a blueprint to virtually eliminate AIDS in New York, a package of new laws and more aggressive use of antiretroviral drugs that brought cheers from some activists, if no guarantee it will come to fruition.

    01 May 2015 | New York Times
  • HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about

    The National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland have joined together to identify the key priorities for the new Parliament which will reduce HIV transmission and improve the lives of people living with HIV across the UK.

    15 April 2015 | NAT press release
  • The Angry Fallout from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Scandal

    Michael Weinstein, the polarizing and famously litigious head of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) just got a taste of his own medicine when a stunning Whistleblower lawsuit against AHF filed last year was unsealed and made public. The suit, brought by three former staffers who claim they were fired when they raised questions of financial impropriety, charges the agency with ten counts of defrauding the government, conspiracy, and a “multi-State kickback scheme”.

    10 April 2015 | My Fabulous Disease
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