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Making treatment as prevention a reality for people who inject drugs

People who inject drugs risk being left behind as countries make efforts to scale up antiretroviral treatment unless greater efforts are made to develop services that meet

Published
26 September 2013
By
Keith Alcorn
Economic austerity affects the way in which HIV-positive Londoners view ‘treatment as prevention’

Discussions of an economic crisis and of austerity contribute to the manner in which people living with HIV in London make treatment decisions and frame attitudes to

Published
23 September 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Controlling the HIV epidemic with ARV: From Consensus to Implementation

The TasP PrEP evidence Summit organised by the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) opens in London with a welcomed tone that departs from the usual HIV Grand Masses.

Published
23 September 2013
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"If I am given antiretrovirals I will think I am nearing the grave" – a challenge for early treatment strategies

Kenyan people living with HIV perceive antiretroviral therapy to be something that is taken in the final stages of the disease, at the end of life, which

Published
19 September 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Affordable Care Act needed to help stomp out HIV in the South

The HIV/AIDS epidemic's epicenter has shifted from major metropolitan centers like New York and San Francisco to more rural Southern communities. The most significant factor in the epidemic's increasing impact here is the region's inadequate health care infrastructure and high rates of individuals who lack insurance coverage.

Published
10 September 2013
From
NOLA.com
Why PrEP isn’t just a “Biomedical” intervention

Don’t we all know that popping pills is not the solution to all our problems? The writer reflects on his and others' assumptions about the role of biomedical interventions in the control of the HIV epidemic.

Published
09 September 2013
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Re-imagining hope? Or perhaps acknowledging new realities...

Simon Watney, the academic, activist and commentator has publicly re-engaged with the subject of HIV transmission and gay culture in an interview in the Huffington Post.

Published
04 September 2013
From
Sharif Mowlabocus (blog)
Treatment as prevention: do the individual prevention benefits translate to the population level?

Since treatment has prevention benefits at the individual level, it makes sense to think it may also have prevention benefits at the population level. However, the evidence available so far is observational and has its limitations.

Published
04 September 2013
From
CATIE
UNITAID launches first-ever comprehensive report on HIV prevention products

The rate of new HIV infections in adults and adolescents has not fallen since 2007 but an unprecedented range of new products to prevent transmission of the disease could reduce the 2.5 million new HIV infections each year if they are made affordable, according to a report released today by UNITAID.

Published
27 August 2013
From
UNITAID
Why Treatment as Prevention Isn’t Just a “Biomedical” Intervention

The truth is that there is no such thing as a purely “biomedical intervention,” and there is no such thing as a purely “behavioral intervention.” For Pete’s sake, condoms are lumped under the term “behavioral,” and clearly we understand that they’re a technological intervention. They don’t even exist on a continuum. The distinction is entirely in our heads.

Published
22 August 2013
From
BETA blog

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