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Rapid Response Fund aims to maintain HIV service access for sexual minorities

Organizations in 29 countries are eligible for emergency funds, support for longer term measures to counter treatment barriers.

Published
06 October 2016
From
Science Speaks
Drug watchdog ‘confirms case’ for HIV-preventing drugs on the NHS

The UK’s drug watchdog NICE has today released a review of HIV-preventing drugs amid a legal battle on the issue.

Published
06 October 2016
From
Pink News
The Medicines Patent Pool Announces MedsPaL: Its New Medicines Patents & Licences Database

The Medicines Patent Pool today announced the launch of MedsPaL, its Medicines Patents & Licences Database, a new resource for information on the intellectual property status of priority medicines in developing countries.

Published
05 October 2016
From
Medicines Patent Pool
NICE evidence summary: Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV in adults at high risk

This evidence summary reviewed 4 randomised trials of Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil 200 mg/245 mg) for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV in either HIV-negative men or transgender women who have sex with men, or HIV-negative individuals in a heterosexual partnership with a person already infected with HIV.

Published
05 October 2016
From
NICE
US Decision 2016: The Politics of a Pandemic

National, state and local races will affect HIV prevention, care and treatment—both at home and abroad.

Published
04 October 2016
From
Poz
US Party Platforms and Candidate Positions: How the Two Parties Measure Up on HIV

Evaluate HIV-related issues in the 2016 election.

Published
04 October 2016
From
Poz
HIV infections in gay men remain at record-high levels

HIV infections among men who have sex with men in the UK are still at record-high levels, data has shown. Public Health England released a report today on HIV transmission, following confirmation a year ago that transmissions among gay and bisexual men have reached a new record high.

Published
04 October 2016
From
PinkNews
UNITAID and FIND launch initiative to improve diagnostics and treatment for hepatitis C

The US $38.3 million project will support the development of better, simpler, diagnostic tools for HCV where people seek care, and will introduce HCV testing and treatment over three and a half years in HIV programmes in seven countries: Cameroon, Georgia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

Published
04 October 2016
From
UNITAID
The UK may withhold part of its £1.1 billion pledge to the Global Fund if performance targets not met

The UK Secretary of State responsible for foreign aid, Ms. Priti Patel has stated that aid earmarked for Global Fund use will come with conditions tied to "performance agreements" which would leave it up to the Department for International Development (DfID) to withhold 10 percent of future donations if certain conditions go unmet.

Published
04 October 2016
From
Global Fund Observer
NYC Condom reaching key populations with targeted distribution, marketing and mobile phone app

New York City was the first city in the world to have its own municipally branded condom, and it currently maintains the largest free condom programme in the United States of America. Even in this high income, cosmopolitan city, free condom distribution is instrumental in preventing HIV, other sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies among key populations. Free condom distribution is included as a cost-saving and cost-effective prevention strategy within the 2015 Blueprint for ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020.

Published
04 October 2016
From
UNAIDS

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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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