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An Action Agenda to End AIDS

A little more than a year after amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, and AVAC released An Action Agenda to End AIDS at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, we took a look to assess how the world is doing at capitalizing on the historic opportunity to end AIDS. Our new report, launched today, found that while critical gains have been made, much remains to be done to lay the foundation to end AIDS.

Published
26 September 2013
From
AVAC
States of mind: improving mental wellbeing in the HIV community

People living with long-term medical conditions experience higher levels of poor mental health and emotional well-being, and this is exacerbated for people living with HIV. This report, based on a survey of nearly 200 people living with HIV demonstrates the impact of mental health for people living with HIV socially and in managing their medication and highlights the lack of effective support. It concludes with recommendations to improve support and resources for people living with HIV to better manage emotional well-being.

Published
23 September 2013
From
Positively UK
Europe’s response to HIV: ECDC monitoring reports on the implementation of the Dublin Declaration

ECDC today publishes a second set of reports that show how countries have been responding to HIV up till 2012 based on their commitment outlined in the Dublin Declaration on Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia.

Published
22 September 2013
From
ECDC
After Missteps In HIV Care, South Africa Finds Its Way

The South African government is simplifying AIDS care, cutting treatment costs and providing antiviral drugs to almost 2 million people every day.

Published
28 August 2013
From
NPR
End this neglect of viral hepatitis

With mortality rates comparable to HIV/Aids, TB and malaria, is it time the global health community addressed viral hepatitis with the urgency it needs?

Published
12 August 2013
From
The Guardian
Vietnam responses to World Hepatitis Day

Vietnam has joined other eight Western Pacific countries in efforts to eliminate hepatitis in response to the World Hepatitis Day on Sunday following a commitment of the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region, state-run Vietnam News Agency reported Sunday.

Published
29 July 2013
From
Xinhua
Head of UN drug agency calls for prevention, fair access to treatment on World Hepatitis Day

Marking World Hepatitis Day, the head of the United Nations drugs and crime agency today called for stronger prevention efforts to stop the spread of this major global health risk and urged authorities to ensure that all victims, including injecting drug users and prisoners, get the care and treatment they need.

Published
29 July 2013
From
UN News Centre
Australia demands action in fight against Hepatitis

Australian researchers and health officials are demanding action on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, which falls on July 28, as social and cultural stigmas continue to impact treatment outcomes.

Published
29 July 2013
From
Xinhua
Getting hepatitis on the policy agenda in Asia

Viral hepatitis causes 1 million deaths a year in the Asia Pacific region, the equivalent of one death every 30 seconds and more than three times as many as HIV. Of the 350 million people in the world living with hepatitis B, 74% of them live in Asia.

Published
29 July 2013
From
The Guardian
The 'middle-income effect' on HIV/AIDS programs in Vietnam

Vietnam, now considered a middle-income country, is facing a huge funding gap in its fight against HIV and AIDS in the coming years, as cash-strapped donors start to pull out their aid money. With donor funds drying up, Vietnam has left with no choice but to take the lead, both donors and implementing partners told Devex.

Published
25 July 2013
From
Devex

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