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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
The International AIDS Society announces the appointment of new Executive Director

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Owen Ryan as its new Executive Director and head of the IAS secretariat based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Published
27 May 2014
From
International AIDS Society
Russia: Critics Continue To Attack “Hypocrisy” Over HIV/AIDS

International bodies and local campaign groups have repeatedly criticised Russia for not doing anywhere near enough in terms of providing prevention services or access to medical treatment for HIV/AIDS sufferers. The fourth Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) HIV/AIDS Conference, which finished in Moscow last week, has not put a stop to that criticism.

Published
22 May 2014
From
Inter Press Service
Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country?

"It’s best understood as a function of health disparities writ large,” says Chris Beyrer. The core difference between the United States and Western Europe, he says, is that “we’re a much bigger, much more complex, and much more unjust country.”

Published
13 May 2014
From
The New Republic
Five Startling Statistics About America's Dreadful Record on HIV/AIDS

Infographics comparing the HIV epidemics in the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States.

Published
13 May 2014
From
The New Republic

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