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NAT tribute to Martine de Schutter

Martine de Schutter from the Dutch sexual health and HIV organisation Aids Fonds was one of the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. NAT wishes to pay tribute to a tireless and inspiring colleague who has been for many years central to improving the response to HIV across the European region.

Published
13 hours ago
From
NAT press release
Crash claims top AIDS researchers heading to Melbourne

The Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine has reportedly claimed the lives of some of the world’s top medical researchers, who were heading to Melbourne.

Published
18 July 2014
From
Sydney Morning Herald
Book Review: ‘AIDS: Don’t Die of Prejudice’, by Norman Fowler

Fowler’s message of tolerance and pragmatism, and his con­tinued commitment to the field, is creditable in a world that still has a long way to go in fighting prejudice and ending HIV.

Published
14 July 2014
From
Financial Times
Resource Round-Up: Make the Most of AIDS 2014

Whether you’re headed Down Under or will be following from home, there’s something for everyone in this rich and exciting conference. Make the most of AIDS 2014’s presentations, interactive sessions, workshops, satellites, networking zones, and events with these tools and resources.

Published
04 July 2014
From
BETA blog
Too soon for rich countries to stop HIV funding in poor ones

The international community expects governments of low- and middle-income countries to invest more funds in their HIV responses, and to move towards fully domestically financed responses. But the political, social, economic and infrastructural factors in many low- and middle-income countries preclude domestic leadership for comprehensive HIV responses.

Published
04 July 2014
From
The Conversation
Steep drop in projected attendance at International AIDS Conference

Anticipated attendance is about half the number of participants who attended the 2012 meeting in Washington, D.C.

Published
30 June 2014
From
Science
Drug-resistant gonorrhoea rates plummet in US

Preliminary results announced at the US 2014 STD Prevention Conference in Atlanta have shown that the proportion of cases of gonorrhoea that are drug-resistant has fallen since 2011,

Published
16 June 2014
By
Gus Cairns
In praise of… Norman Fowler

One of the first to understand the nature of the threat from HIV/Aids, he has never stopped campaigning

Published
13 June 2014
From
The Guardian (editorial)
Harm reduction: It's plain humanity

Lord Fowler, who led the development of a pragmatic response to HIV/AIDS in the 1980's in the UK, talks about getting controversial policies through the cabinet, the responses of other countries and the current situation.

Published
13 June 2014
From
You Tube
The Trouble With AIDS in Mainstream Media

Advocates are raising questions about the lack of mainstream media coverage of HIV apart from criminalization cases and scandals. As stories about advancements in HIV/AIDS research, prevention and treatment have increasingly disappeared from mainstream cable evening news, so have the voices of experts in the field.

Published
03 June 2014
From
Poz
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