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From 'what if' to 'what now': implementing the new prevention technologies

Two consecutive sessions at the sixth International AIDS Society conference (IAS 2011) in Rome yesterday were devoted, now we have convincing scientific data on the benefits of

Published
20 July 2011
By
Gus Cairns
Rome Mayor Urges Italy to Keep Global Fund Commitment

Giovanni Alemanno, the mayor of Rome, has published an open letter to Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister of Italy, urging the country to allocate promised funds to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Published
20 July 2011
From
Poz magazine news
Swaziland: Confusion and Panic Over Supply of ARVs

Unease is mounting in Swaziland after reports that supplies of antiretrovirals are dangerously low.

Published
19 July 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
The research agenda for antiretroviral prevention – now it gets complex

We now know that starting antiretroviral therapy early, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and vaginal microbicides can all have an impact on HIV transmission, Victor de Gruttola told a satellite

Published
18 July 2011
By
Roger Pebody
India: Footing the bill for the AIDS-affected

The Health Ministry’s announcement that AIDS treatment should not be free is dictated by economic compulsion.

Published
15 July 2011
From
Tehelka
Roll out treatment as prevention now to stop HIV and AIDS

The Lancet, a leading medical journal, published an editorial comment today that emphasizes the critical role of expanding access to HIV treatment under a “Treatment as Prevention” strategy to stop the HIV pandemic.

Published
15 July 2011
From
International AIDS Society
Vice Premier: China faces "severe task" in preventing and treating AIDS

Despite the progress that the Chinese government has made in containing the spread of AIDS, China still faces a "severe task" in preventing and treating the disease, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.

Published
12 July 2011
From
CNTV
China: Cities at heart of triple-zero HIV goals

Over the past decade, the Chinese government has consistently shown leadership at the highest levels in its national response to the AIDS epidemic.

Published
11 July 2011
From
Michel Sidibe in the China Daily
Debunking the spending backlash

Francois Venter, head of the Southern Africa HIV Clinicians Society, spoke to IRIN/PlusNews about debunking the five major claims fuelling the backlash against global HIV expenditure.

Published
08 July 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
India’s Commerce Minister pledges continued availability of high quality generic drugs

Use of TRIPS flexibilities, including compulsory licensing and rejection of data exclusivity clauses, in trade agreements by India to ensure sustained access to life-saving medicines for people living with HIV.

Published
06 July 2011
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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