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AIDS 2012: Finding the substance among too much rhetoric

An endless succession of repetitive speeches, an abuse of the slogan ‘Turning the Tide Together’ and a lack of creativity... What few interesting or stimulating words were said could be lost under the weight of bureaucrats’ monotonous speeches, so here are some excerpts.

Published
29 July 2012
From
Key Correspondents
George W. Bush’s greatest legacy

This is a moment for all Americans to be proud of the best thing George W. Bush did as president: launching an initiative to combat AIDS in Africa that has saved millions of lives.

Published
27 July 2012
From
Washington Post
Romney urges support for global AIDS fight, and “those who are least able to help themselves"

“We must overcome the global challenge of AIDS,” a statement released yesterday from presidential candidate Mitt Romney says. He notes that the epidemic is “indiscriminate,” takes “young and old,” leaves women and orphans,” and often affects “those least able to help themselves”. No mention of how or how much, and how or if to help these people he says can’t help themselves. It is an 82-word statement, so one can only expect so much.

Published
24 July 2012
From
Center for Global Health Policy
Putin signs law branding NGOs 'foreign agents'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial bill passed by parliament that brands NGOs who receive funding from abroad as "foreign agents", the Kremlin said Saturday.

Published
22 July 2012
From
France 24
Why Won’t Obama Attend the AIDS Meeting?

If Obama skips the International AIDS Conference in D.C. next week, he’ll miss a historic opportunity.

Published
22 July 2012
From
Slate
Obama vs. Bush: Who’s done more on HIV/AIDS?

Some praise the Obama administration for laying out a comprehensive plan and bumping up domestic funding to confront the epidemic, while others yearn for the Bush days because of the global initiatives the Republican president started despite his reputation for anti-gay policies.

Published
22 July 2012
From
Washington Blade
Secretary Clinton To Address the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will address the opening plenary session at the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the Washington Convention Center, Session Room 1.

Published
18 July 2012
From
U.S. Department of State press release
Bipartisan celebrities coming to conference; President Obama will make a video appearance

The list of luminaries bringing their messages in person to the XIX International AIDS Conference lives up to the event’s “Turning the Tide Together” theme in a bipartisan sort of way.

Published
17 July 2012
From
Science Speaks
Will the world pay up to end HIV? Global AIDS funding

We are at a critical point in the history of the HIV epidemic. We potentially have the tools to end it but, asks guest writer Laura

Published
15 July 2012
From
HIV treatment update
As global AIDS conference nears, advocates say: Focus on the US

AIDS advocates called on federal and state governments to expand resources for education, prevention, testing and treatment in order to end AIDS in the U.S.

Published
11 July 2012
From
Los Angeles Times

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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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