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  • Getting to GIPA 2.0: from Science to Activism
    IAS | 1 hour ago

    Bruno Spire is a researcher living with HIV and a senior scientist at the French National Institute for Medical Research (INSERM). Bruno has been a member of the International AIDS Society (IAS) since 2008 and has been on the IAS Governing Council for the European region since 2016. Since 1988, he has been a member of AIDES, the main nongovernmental HIV organization in France, and he is now honorary President. Bruno is a scientist, but more so, he is an advocate on HIV community-based research. In this personal narrative, Bruno shares his experience connecting science and activism and how to apply that concept to the GIPA principles. This is his story …

  • Infectiousness and treatment as prevention
    How We Talk About U=U and the Importance of Precise Language
    Positive Lite | 5 hours ago

    Bob Leahy On What Words To Use And What Words To Avoid When Describing Risk And Ability To Transmit Applicable To An Undetectable Viral Load – And Why That’s Important

  • Finance and funding
    How Harvey Weinstein Embroiled an AIDS Foundation in Conflict
    Poz | 6 hours ago

    A $600,000 “shady deal” at an amfAR fundraiser leads to investigations and resignations.

  • Cancer
    FDA approves a game-changing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma
    STAT | 9 hours ago

    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a promising new treatment for a particularly deadly form of cancer, bringing hope to desperate patients while rekindling a global conversation about the escalating cost of new therapies.

  • Retention and linkage to care
    Malawi:Meeting Men Halfway - HIV Clinics Are Going Mobile to Reach Toughest Patients
    AllAfrica | 18 October 2017

    For decades, we've struggled to solve the riddle: How do you get reluctant men to test for HIV. Could we finally have an answer?

  • Global health initiatives
    Backlash from civil society as PEPFAR announces three-year strategy
    AVERT | 18 October 2017

    The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is to accelerate efforts in just 13 countries under its news strategy. But critics say this narrowed focus could lead to a resurgence of the HIV epidemic.

  • Harm reduction
    People Are Dying Because of Ignorance, not Because of Opioids
    Scientific American | 18 October 2017

    The president also claimed that the opioid crisis “is a worldwide problem.” It isn't. Throughout Europe and other regions where opioids are readily available, people are not dying at comparable rates as those in the U.S., largely because addiction is treated not as a crime but as a public health problem.

  • Treatment for women
    The Best Antiretroviral Therapy for Pregnant Women? The Controversy Continues
    The Body PRO | 18 October 2017

    There's considerable controversy in an area of HIV medicine that one would think should be all but solved by now. It's what HIV treatment we should give pregnant women.

  • Finance and funding
    Patients risk being left behind as foreign donors pull the plug on HIV/AIDS in Vietnam
    VN Express | 18 October 2017

    Vietnam is facing an administrative nightmare as a result of transitioning its HIV/AIDS treatment program to health insurance as foreign funds will come to a full stop in 2020 as Vietnam has reached middle income status.

  • TB treatment
    3 innovations that could transform TB diagnosis and care
    Devex | 18 October 2017

    Ending global tuberculosis will require new diagnostic tools, new ways to support adherence to treatment, new drug regimens, and a vaccine, experts told Devex at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health.

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