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South Africa: Aids Activists Relieved Over Govt's New Stance

The 5th South African AIDS conference kicked off last night with several role-players expressing relief over the establishment of a political environment more conducive to co-operation.

Published
08 June 2011
From
AllAfrica
Treatment is prevention: an interview with Anthony Fauci

We have a confluence of enormous opportunity to turn around the global pandemic at the same time that we have an almost unprecedented constraint on resources. Despite the constraints on resources, we have a real opportunity not only to save a lot of lives, but in the long run, to save money.

Published
08 June 2011
From
Nature News
We can end the AIDS epidemic (sign on statement)

For the first time in the 30 years of the AIDS epidemic, there is now conclusive evidence showing that earlier initiation of highly active combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) at 350-550 CD4 cells/mm3 is a highly powerful tool for preventing transmission to sexual partners and has clinical benefit for HIV-positive people.

Published
08 June 2011
From
AVAC
South Africa: Use ARVs to Eliminate HIV in the Next 30yrs

A plan to eliminate HIV and AIDS using antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) within the next 30 years has been unveiled by scientists from the South African Centre for Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis (SACEMA).

Published
07 June 2011
From
AllAfrica
UNAIDS: Treat 15 million by 2015

Global funding for AIDS needs to increase by one-third in the short term and by 20% in the longer term in order to achieve a radical reduction

Published
06 June 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
After 30 Years of AIDS, Push Harder for HIV Prevention

The idea of treating everyone who has the human immunodeficiency virus, regardless of ability to pay, is laudable. The problem is, the laudable runs the risk of crowding out both the practical and the doable. As programs for treatment have grown, those focused on prevention have languished or gotten short-shrift. 

Published
06 June 2011
From
Bloomberg (editorial)
Thirty years of a disease: The end of AIDS?

The war on AIDS is going far better than anyone dared hope, thanks to an alliance of science, activism and altruism.

Published
03 June 2011
From
The Economist (leader)
Treatment as prevention works!

A large randomised study of treatment as prevention has closed more than three years early after interim analysis of the data showed that antiretroviral treatment reduced the

Published
02 June 2011
From
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Special Report: An end to AIDS?

The man known as "the Berlin patient" has become an icon of what scientists hope could be the next phase of the AIDS pandemic: its end.

Published
01 June 2011
From
Reuters
South Africa: How we're re-engineering the health system - Motsoaledi

South Africa's Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi reviews progress on health reform in a speech to the South African parliament, highlighting progress on HIV and TB treatment.

Published
31 May 2011
From
PoliticsWeb

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