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Don't Stop Now! Calling for a UK Blueprint to Acheive an HIV-Free Generation

Our new report for World AIDS Day 2012 shines a light on the essential role the UK government has played in funding the HIV response over the last 30 years, and proposes a future role they should play in realising the end of the HIV pandemic.

Published
28 November 2012
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
As world makes progress on HIV, Ukraine struggles

Despite the number of people globally infected with HIV stabilizing, the deadly virus is still spreading with immense speed in Ukraine, with about 50 new cases registered every day.

Published
23 November 2012
From
Kyiv Post
Tonio Borg the 'wrong choice' for EU health commissioner role

Tonio Borg's deeply conservative record has appropriately raised grave concerns in recent weeks about his suitability for the job - warns MEP Kartika Liotard. His views on reproductive rights are conservative. He has also said in the past that he has "no responsibility" as a politician to protect same-sex couples.

Published
23 November 2012
From
Public Service Europe
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi accepts role as UNAIDS Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination

UNAIDS has appointed Nobel peace prize winner and Member of Parliament Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as a Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination. UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé interviews Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on why she is a champion of people living with HIV.

Published
23 November 2012
From
You Tube
Dr Kevin Fenton appointed to Public Health England

Dr Kevin Fenton has been appointed as the Director of Health Improvement and Population Healthcare for Public Health England. Dr Fenton is currently Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Published
19 November 2012
From
Department of Health press release
Uganda: We Must Scale Up the Fight - New Taso Boss

As Uganda celebrated 50 years of independence, The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO) also marked 25 years of people infected by HIV. The milestone also marked with the appointment of a new executive director, Dr. Christine Nabiryo. Elvis Basudde caught up with her

Published
13 November 2012
From
AllAfrica
The AIDS Institute On 2012 Election Results - Congratulates President Obama & Encourages Him to Continue to Implement National HIV/AIDS Strategy

“We look forward to working with him and his Administration on continuing to implement the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which he released in June 2010. President Obama and his Administration have begun to make progress in decreasing the number of new HIV infections by focusing resources on the areas and communities most impacted by HIV, including gay men of all races and ethnicities and African-American men and women,” commented Marylin Merida, Board President, The AIDS Institute.

Published
08 November 2012
From
The AIDS Institute press release
How can the HIV community shape the future HIV and development agenda?

As the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, global and country level discussions have kicked off on what a post-2015 development framework should look like.

Published
05 November 2012
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Michel Sidibé: Myanmar on course to stop new HIV infection in children

Myanmar is on course to eliminate new HIV/AIDS infections among children by 2015 but sustained investment, attention to cross-border movements and a focus on those most at risk are needed to achieve this, the head of the United Nations agen

Published
30 October 2012
From
Alert Net
Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi calls for zero discrimination of people living with HIV

Nobel peace prize winner and Member of Parliament Aung San Suu Kyi calls on her fellow citizens and people around the globe to eliminate stigma and discrimination, which people living with HIV often face.

Published
29 October 2012
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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