Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

Health services and systems news

Show

From To
Thailand Shows the Way Towards an HIV-Free World

Thailand has provided the world with an important milestone towards the global goal of ending pediatric AIDS. This week, the World Health Organization is formally declaring that Thailand has officially eliminated new HIV infections among children.

Published
07 June 2016
From
Inter Press Service
Mayors of New York and Paris convene a global meeting of mayors on ending AIDS in cities

More than 30 cities playing a leading role in the AIDS response meet to discuss ongoing strategies and innovations in their cities that are improving health and development.

Published
07 June 2016
From
UNAIDS
Gilead escapes liability in hepatitis C patent fight with Merck

A U.S. judge on Monday found a pattern of misconduct by Merck & Co including lying under oath and other unethical practices, freeing Gilead Sciences Inc from paying any damages for infringing Merck's patents with its lucrative treatments for hepatitis C, Sovaldi and Harvoni.

Published
07 June 2016
From
Reuters
Nearly 100 British troops have caught HIV, with more than 10000 STD cases since 2012

Nearly 10,000 troops have caught sex infections since 2012, including around 100 HIV cases. Among the HIV sufferers were 73 men and 15 women, most of whom have left the Armed Forces as their condition means they could not fight on the front line.

Published
07 June 2016
From
Mirror.co.uk
Men who have sex with men, sex workers groups ask: Will next UN political declaration on HIV and AIDS exclude most affected, least reached populations?

As world representatives meet this week to set next course on HIV, deletions of key populations raise questions on commitment to ambitious 90-90-90 goals.

Published
07 June 2016
From
Science Speaks
People from occupied territories receive Georgian citizenship for free Hepatitis C treatment

More than 25 people from Georgia’s two Russian-occupied regions have asked for and received Georgian passports so they can benefit from the free Hepatitis C treatment program Georgia offers its citizens.

Published
07 June 2016
From
Agenda.ge
Ele Hamburger: Medicaid programs should be taking “a long hard look” at their drug policies under state and federal law

I think as a result of this case, Medicaid programs should be a taking a long hard look at whether their rationing criteria are justified under the state and federal law. When you have CMS saying it is not proper, and a federal judge saying it is inconsistent with federal Medicaid law, we hope you’re going to start to see other state programs eliminating those restrictions voluntarily.

Published
07 June 2016
From
State of Reform
Stop stalling and make PrEP for HIV available now

NHS England’s vacillating has thrown into stark relief a health system that is not designed to come to timely and confident decisions about nationally important preventive interventions, for all the talk we hear of prevention being the new health priority. Further delay to pre-exposure prophylaxis risks the NHS appearing discriminatory of populations at risk.

Published
07 June 2016
From
The BMJ
Australia shows an alternative to rationing hepatitis C treatment

The Hepatitis C Trust has announced it is considering seeking judicial review of NHS England's decision to impose a cap on the number of people treated for

Published
06 June 2016
By
Keith Alcorn
No ending AIDS in Africa without protecting rights

Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting (HLM) on Ending AIDS, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) cautions African governments against back-tracking on their AIDS commitments and failing to protect the rights of people living with HIV, women and girls and key populations, such as sex workers, people who use drugs, transgender people and men who have sex with men.

Published
06 June 2016
From
ARASA

Filter by country

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
close

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.