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Fast-Track cities reaching the 90–90–90 targets

Fast-Track cities are making tangible progress towards the 90–90–90 targets of 90% of people living with HIV knowing their HIV status, 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status accessing treatment and 90% of people on treatment having suppressed viral loads.

Published
18 July 2016
From
UNAIDS
AIDS 2016 focuses on impact of legal and policy barriers to HIV services for groups at greatest risk of infection

In an official press conference today at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, researchers and community representatives discussed the impact of discriminatory laws and policies in many parts of the world that hinder access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care for the populations most at risk of HIV infection – men who have sex with men, transgender people, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and prisoners.

Published
18 July 2016
From
AIDS 2016
Putting a quarter for HIV prevention firmly on the global agenda

The newly launched a quarter for HIV prevention campaign, which calls for investment in effective prevention programmes to be increased to at least 25% of global HIV resources, is gathering momentum.

Published
18 July 2016
From
UNAIDS
Global gains made towards the 90–90–90 targets

Countries are making rapid progress in scaling up HIV testing and treatment across several regions, participants at an event entitled “90–90–90 target workshop: a vehicle for knowledge translation of treatment as prevention” heard.

Published
18 July 2016
From
UNAIDS
International AIDS Conference returns to Durban to define path forward to ending AIDS

More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers have gathered in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), the world’s largest forum devoted to any single health or development issue. The conference returns to Durban after 16 years and will feature 2,500 scientific abstracts and hundreds of events.

Published
18 July 2016
From
AIDS 2016
South Africa's latest weapon against HIV: street dispensers for antiretrovirals

A hole-in-the-wall machine that dispenses antiretroviral drugs to people with HIV will be unveiled in Durban on Monday ahead of a pilot scheme that will see units installed in rural areas miles from the nearest doctor or clinic.

Published
18 July 2016
From
The Guardian
90-90-90 Progress Report

UNAIDS update on progress towards the 90-90-90 targets and challenges facing the global community as it scales up testing and treatment to achieve the targets by 2020.

Published
17 July 2016
From
UNAIDS
WHO flags key challenges to global HIV response at International AIDS Conference

The World Health Organization is highlighting the need to renew attention to HIV prevention, whilst maintaining momentum on scaling up access to HIV treatment. It is also signalling the growing emergence of antiretroviral (ARV) drug resistance and the need for sustainable financing of the global response.

Published
17 July 2016
From
WHO
Fast Advance in Hepatitis C Care Prompts EMA to Revise Clinical Trial Guideline

EMA has proposed changes to its guideline on clinical trials of direct acting antiviral hepatitis C drugs. The revisions are intended to ensure the guideline reflects the dramatic changes that have happened in the hepatitis C sector since Gilead introduced its blockbuster Sovaldi (sofosbuvir).

Published
17 July 2016
From
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
“Towards Ending the Neglect?” DNDi Releases Update on its Paediatric HIV Programme

The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) has released an update on its efforts to develop optimal child-adapted antiretroviral formulations. This document details some recent progress towards its final goal of developing “4-in-1” fixed-dose combinations using the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended treat­ment regimen for infants and young chil­dren.

Published
17 July 2016
From
DNDi

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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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