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  • In Venezuela, a once-leading AIDS program lies in ruins

    More than a decade ago, Venezuela was lauded for its treatment program. The country is now years into a political and economic crisis. Nationalizations, price and currency controls mean there are chronic shortages, and the once-leading AIDS program is in ruins.

    26 June 2017 | Globe & Mail
  • South Africa: Former AIDS Council Head Criticises Government Plan

    There are many "missed opportunities" in the National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV and TB, said Fareed Abdullah at the closing of the South African Aids Conference on Thursday. Abdullah is the former CEO of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), the institution responsible for developing the NSP.

    19 June 2017 | AllAfrica
  • The opioid epidemic is making the fight against HIV more difficult

    Thanks to the opioid economic, hard-won gains in bringing down the US HIV infection rate may be reversed. Hoping to prevent future outbreaks and to drive the HIV infection rate to zero, public health experts are holding a Capitol Hill summit Wednesday. Federal funding for harm reduction programmes has helped to contain recent outbreaks among drug users, but they could be endangered if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

    14 June 2017 | Washington Post
  • South Africa: Has South Africa's New HIV Plan Been Captured?

    The new strategy is the first in a decade that does not advocate for the decriminalisation of sex work.

    01 June 2017 | AllAfrica
  • Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs Could Cost a Million Lives

    At least one million people will die in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, researchers and advocates said on Tuesday, if funding cuts proposed by the Trump administration to global public health programs are enacted.

    24 May 2017 | New York Times
  • Trump's Restrictions For Abortion Funding Overseas Could Hinder HIV Prevention

    The newly-released details of the Trump administration's version of the "Mexico City policy" are raising many questions about its impact not only on abortion but also on preventing HIV and infectious diseases like malaria.

    23 May 2017 | NPR
  • The HIV story is not over - the spectre of anti-science threatens our advances

    The life expectancy of people with HIV is now ‘near normal’, but complacency would be wrong.

    17 May 2017 | The Guardian
  • Trump nominates Mark Green as USAID administrator

    Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Mark Green, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania and president of the International Republican Institute, to be the next administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development Wednesday.

    12 May 2017 | Devex
  • To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    Ten years after the strategy effort started, we celebrate our collective progress, but know we are at a precipice. Recent advances will be squandered if Congress and the administration retreat on the ACA and other policy achievements, making it harder for people living with or at risk of HIV to get the services they need to stay alive and healthy.

    09 May 2017 | Project Inform
  • GNP+ Appoints Human Rights Activist as Its New Executive Director

    The Board of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is pleased to welcome Dr. Laurel Sprague as our new Executive Director. Dr. Sprague is a passionate social justice activist and a widely respected educator and researcher who has extensively championed the human rights and needs of key populations and people living with HIV. She has served as the regional coordinator for the North American Affiliate of GNP+ and as a GNP+ Board Member, and has provided technical support to PLHIV networks worldwide on the People Living with HIV Stigma Index research and analysis for nearly a decade.

    03 April 2017 | GNP+
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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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