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IAS urges Russian government to radically reassess counterproductive drug policies

(International AIDS Society) As Boris Gryzlov, speaker of the Russian state Duma, calls for a "total war on drugs" to tackle Russia's growing drug problem, the International AIDS Society (IAS) urges the Russian government to radically reassess its approach to drug policy, and to accept that the war on drugs has failed dramatically from both a law enforcement and a public health perspective.

Published
27 June 2011
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Georgia's waiting list grows for HIV/AIDS drugs

A growing number of low-income Georgians hoping for access to life-saving HIV/AIDS drugs through a government program are instead finding themselves on a waiting list as the state faces a funding shortfall and increasing demand.

Published
23 June 2011
From
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
WHO issues global recommendations on services for men who have sex with men and transgender people

The World Health Organization has issued comprehensive recommendations on the prevention and treatment of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men and

Published
23 June 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
The "calm down dear" factor writ large: AIDS, women and the UN

Alice Welbourn reports on the plethora of men on the platform in New York.

Published
17 June 2011
From
Open Democracy
A strategic revolution in HIV and global health

"The new opportunity is integration. As one senior UNAIDS scientist put it—AIDS is not an exceptional disease; it is an exceptional opportunity."

Published
17 June 2011
From
The Lancet (editorial)
30-Year AIDS Report Card: Which US Presidents Make the Grade

Over the past 30 years, five U.S. Commanders in Chief have led the nation’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Who gets good marks? From 1981 to the present, we assess each president’s leadership.

Published
13 June 2011
From
Black AIDS Institute
Bold new goal for 2020 set at UN AIDS summit

The United Nations High-Level Meeting on AIDS was nothing if not bold. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a global commitment to eliminate AIDS by 2020. “That is our goal – zero new infections, zero stigma and zero AIDS-related deaths,” Ban said.

Published
13 June 2011
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South Africa: Charting a New Course for HIV and TB

South Africa needs to formulate a truly strategic HIV/AIDS and TB plan rather than an unstrategic wish-list when writing the new National Strategic Plan (NSP) for 2012-2016, Mark Heywood told delegates at the 5th South African AIDS Conference this week.

Published
10 June 2011
From
AllAfrica
UN member states agree on ‘universal access’ to AIDS treatment

The member states of the United Nations will call for “universal access” – treatment for 15 million people with HIV-AIDS – by 2015, in a declaration to be signed Friday at a special summit on the disease.

Published
09 June 2011
From
Globe & Mail
The Heroic Story of How Congress First Confronted AIDS

As we mark the 30th anniversary of the deadly epidemic, it's worth remembering that, contrary to the headlines, lawmakers do brave and important work.

Published
09 June 2011
From
The Atlantic

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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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