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National study finds life-threatening barriers in access to breakthrough drugs

Most states violate federal Medicaid law because they deny coverage for sofosbuvir, a new and highly effective treatment to cure hepatitis C, according to Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The Miriam Hospital's HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection Program. Taylor's team of researchers examined Medicaid policies for hepatitis C virus treatment using sofosbuvir and found that most should change policy to improve access to the treatment.

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18 hours ago
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Eurekalert
Launch of innovative HIV prevention fund

Public Health England is encouraging all voluntary organisations to apply for national funding to enable innovative HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) projects across England.

Published
29 June 2015
From
Public Health England press release
Bristol-Myers to stop new antiviral drug research

Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday that it would stop efforts to find new antiviral drugs and cut 100 related jobs. The company said it will also discontinue its Hepatitis B and HIV early programs.

Published
26 June 2015
From
Reuters
More than 1 in 8 Americans with HIV unaware

Roughly 87 percent of people in the United States who have HIV have been diagnosed, close to the goal of 90 percent by 2015 set by President Barack Obama as part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in 2010.

Published
26 June 2015
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UPI.com
Just Five States Have HIV Diagnosis Rates Over 90 Percent

The CDC has released estimates of the rate of people living with HIV who are aware of their serostatus, broken down by state.

Published
26 June 2015
From
AIDSMeds
Toward Comprehensive HIV Prevention Service Delivery in the United States: An Action Plan

This action plan, based primarily on the proceedings of the two consultations, seeks to define a communityfocused national strategy for integrating historically separate HIV prevention interventions and services— many with established positive effects on individual health outcomes—into needs-driven components of population-based care and support programs.

Published
25 June 2015
From
Treatment Action Group
A UNAIDS–Lancet Commission on Defeating AIDS—Advancing Global Health

The UNAIDS–Lancet Commission has come together at a moment when the lessons of the AIDS response, including its whole-of-society perspective, can be informative and even transformational for other spheres of global health. The path to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, as set out in this report, should be a major part of the post-2015 development agenda.

Published
25 June 2015
From
The Lancet
Drastic acceleration of HIV fight needed to stop AIDS resurgence

The global HIV epidemic could see a resurgence in just five years without a drastic acceleration in efforts to prevent and treat the AIDS virus, the United Nations and disease experts said on Thursday.

Published
25 June 2015
From
Reuters
5 HIV Activists Give the 10 Worst Offenses of AHF's Michael Weinstein

You would think that the largest global HIV/AIDS service organization with the biggest budget a non-profit could ask for would be interested in removing the stigma of HIV and working in unison with people living with the virus. But even a passing glance at AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s record of offenses against the community it claims to serve says otherwise.

Published
24 June 2015
From
HIV Equal
Risks vs rewards: why people with HIV volunteer for 'cure' research

A recent survey of people living with HIV in the United Kingdom found that more than half would participate in a clinical study to develop a cure for HIV, despite this posing a risk to their health. Why would someone choose to do this?

Published
24 June 2015
From
The Conversation
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