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  • The End of AIDS Is a Cynical Lie

    I am not going to be here for the cure. I am not going to see the end of AIDS. And neither will you.

    17 November 2014 | The Body
  • Michel Sidibé: Thailand leads way to ending Aids

    This month, through its innovative Ending Aids by 2030 strategy, Thailand became the first country in Asia to offer HIV treatment to every person living with HIV.

    28 October 2014 | Bangkok Post
  • WHO recommends steps to improve HIVAIDS control in Estonia

    Estonia is among 5 European Union/European Economic Area countries with the highest rates of HIV– 24.6 per 100 000 populations in 2013. While the number of new HIV cases has been decreasing in Estonia since 2001, more needs to be done to address shortcomings in HIV/AIDS surveillance, treatment and care in order to halt the epidemic.

    21 October 2014 | World Health Organization
  • Africa: Writing the Final Chapter on AIDS

    The 90-90-90 plan, unveiled by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) earlier this year, seeks to halt the spread of HIV by 2020 and to end the epidemic by 2030. Some African countries are on track to achieving the ambitious 90-90-90 targets.

    17 October 2014 | Inter Press Service
  • IDWeek 2014: Behavioral and Financial Incentives May Improve HIV Treatment Outcomes

    While making medications free can remove barriers to access for individuals who cannot pay for treatment, data suggest that for most people accessing care in industrialized countries, "making medications available for free or low cost will not solve problems with medication non-adherence," according to a presentation by Kevin Volpp from the University of Pennsylvania last week at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia.

    16 October 2014 | HIVandHepatitis.com
  • Inventing the end of AIDS is premature and dangerous

    In recent years, I have had many misgivings about the state of the AIDS response. I have watched with growing disquiet as the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has published its global report on the state of AIDS each year, increasingly taking on the voice of a cheerleader, applauding country efforts, commending progress and being the bearer of good news.

    15 October 2014 | International HIV / AIDS Alliance
  • Nigel Farage defends plan to bar immigrants with HIV from NHS care

    Farage, speaking during an LBC radio phone-in, was confronted by a Briton with HIV who accused him of “playing the race card” and that ramping up fear would make people with HIV hide rather than seek the treatment they needed.

    10 October 2014 | The Guardian
  • BHIVA statement in response to the call by Nigel Farage to ban people with HIV from migrating to the UK

    In response to today's comments by Nigel Farage in a Newsweek Europe interview, Dr David Asboe, Chair of the British HIV Association, said: "Mr Farage's suggestion that people with HIV should be banned from migrating to the UK is an example of the most deplorable kind of bigotry.

    10 October 2014 | British HIV Association
  • Selling the End of AIDS

    As slogans anticipating an end to the AIDS epidemic gain popularity, skeptics worry that such promises are hollow and unrealistically ambitious, and that failure to deliver will ultimately set back efforts to combat HIV.

    01 October 2014 | Poz
  • Has Jacob Zuma hurt the fight against AIDS more than Thabo Mbeki?

    Has South African president Jacob Zuma set back the the fight against HIV/AIDS more than his predecessor? Opposition leader Helen Zille believes so but the evidence shows otherwise.

    23 September 2014 | Africa Check
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