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ASEAN leaders commit to “getting to Zero”

The Heads of State and government from the ten countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have committed to making Zero New HIV Infections, Zero Discrimination and Zero HIV Related Deaths a reality.

Published
25 November 2011
From
UNAIDS
Zambian govt reaffirms HIV/AIDS fight

THE GOVERNMENT has said it is committed to the zero-option against HIV/AIDS and that it would ensure availability of anti-retroviral drugs to all the people who need them.

Published
22 November 2011
From
Times of Zambia
CARRIBEAN: Fresh Challenges Accompany Progress in AIDS Fight

After 25 years of providing treatment, some countries in the region have reached a plateau. In other cases, people considered at risk, including MSMs, are not targeted.

Published
22 November 2011
From
Inter Press Service
US Conference on AIDS – Highlights of Day 1

The 15th annual U.S. Conference on AIDS got underway yesterday in Chicago. Over the next four days we’ll be sharing brief daily highlights from the conference focusing particularly on issues related to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS).

Published
12 November 2011
From
AIDS.gov blog
Doctors step into international drug policy reform debate

Dr. Chris Ford is a primary care physician living in the United Kingdom (UK) working with people who use drugs. She is the founding member of the relatively new International Doctors for Healthy Drug Policies (IDHDP), a global network of physicians providing care to drug users with the aim of increasing the participation of medical doctors in drug policy reform.

Published
10 November 2011
From
Science Speaks
Africa: Activists Applaud Clinton Speech On Aids

American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday announced the US government's intention to implement new science in order to bring about an end the global AIDS crisis.

Published
10 November 2011
From
AllAfrica
Hillary Clinton calls for 'AIDS-free generation' -

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday called on the world to create the first “AIDS-free generation” by using antiviral drugs, condoms, circumcision and other approaches to stem the spread of HIV.

Published
09 November 2011
From
Washington Post
US embraces treatment as prevention policy to achieve global 'AIDS-free generation'

The United States is now committed to a policy of creating the first AIDS-free generation by using antiretroviral treatment as the central tool in a strategy to

Published
08 November 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
Clinton to Urge Using Latest Science in New AIDS Push

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to call Tuesday for a new push by the U.S. and other countries to harness recent science to stem the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Published
08 November 2011
From
Wall Street Journal
Jeff Crowley, White House ONAP Director, Resigns

Jeff Crowley, the director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), will leave his position by the end of this year, The Washington Blade reports.

Published
04 November 2011
From
Poz magazine news

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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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