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Most new HIV infections occur in lower prevalence countries not prioritised by PEPFAR

The burden of the global HIV epidemic is disproportionately falling on lower-prevalence countries, according to an analysis published in the Journal of Virus Eradication. The majority of new

Published
05 June 2019
By
Michael Carter
WHO supports response to HIV outbreak in Sindh, Pakistan

An international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) has arrived in Pakistan to support the response to an outbreak of HIV in Larkana in Sindh province, Pakistan, at the request of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination. The outbreak was first reported on 25 April 2019, and so far more than 600 HIV cases have been identified. The majority are among children and young people: more than half those affected are children under the age of 5.

Published
03 June 2019
From
World Health Organization
India: Investing in ART to treat HIV/AIDS

A new analysis has established that further investment in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS through ART is one of the 12 best investments that India can make to speed up its achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Published
27 May 2019
From
Deccan Herald
New Zealand: The tide turns on HIV

The goal to virtually eliminate HIV transmission in NZ by 2025 suddenly looks attainable. Dr Peter Saxon explains why.

Published
17 May 2019
From
Newsroom
Africa: New HIV Map Offers Most Detailed Look Yet At The Epidemic

A study published Wednesday presents what these researchers describe as the most detailed map ever produced of HIV prevalence across sub-Saharan Africa. The first-of-its-kind new map may help increase the precision of the HIV/AIDS response as some data-savvy researchers narrow their focus on the continent's worst-affected areas — to the size of a small town.

Published
16 May 2019
From
NPR
Hundreds of Pakistanis infected with HIV after doctor used contaminated dirty syringes

Pakistan was long considered a low prevalence country for HIV, but the disease is expanding at an alarming rate. The country currently has the second fastest growing HIV rates across Asia, according to the UN.

Published
16 May 2019
From
South China Morning Post
Black women in the USA continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, but there’s evidence that the gap may be slowly starting to close

New analysis from the US CDC quantifies the number of new HIV infections that might have been prevented in the absence of racial disparities, indicating how the effects of race on HIV infection may be changing

Published
10 May 2019
From
AVERT
Seattle HIV cluster found in drug users, those without homes

The opioid epidemic and a rising population of people experiencing homelessness have helped fuel an HIV outbreak in North Seattle.

Published
23 April 2019
From
San Francisco Chronicle
HIV infection rates in New South Wales hit record low, but there are concerns

The number of new HIV cases in NSW has dropped to their lowest level since 1984, but NSW Health would not say whether it will hit its target of "virtually" eliminating the disease by 2020.

Published
23 April 2019
From
Sydney Morning Herald
The World’s Largest HIV Epidemic in Crisis: HIV in South Africa

On a recent visit to South Africa, we were alarmed by the complacency toward the rate of new infections at all levels and the absence of an emergency response, especially for young people. The critical gap in South Africa is not between evidence and policy, but between policy and implementation.

Published
05 April 2019
From
Center for Strategic and International Studies
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

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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