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South Sudan: Leadership Urges for Scaling Up of HIV Services

The leadership of the newly independent South Sudan has stepped up the fight against the killer disease, HIV/AIDS, in consolidation with the stakeholders.

Published
29 September 2011
From
AllAfrica
Moneyball for HIV: Bjorn Lomborg comes out with new recommendations for global HIV policy

Bjorn Lomborg's middle name is not actually "controversial," but maybe it should be. The Danish economist—and TIME 100 selection—gained notoriety for books like The Skeptical Environmentalist and Cool It that called into question the basic green assumptions that the world is getting worse and that climate change is an existential threat to the human race.

Published
28 September 2011
From
Time (blog)
An end to AIDS is within our reach - Archbishop Tutu

Just as the end of AIDS has finally come within reach, we are witnessing an unprecedented drop in financial and political support for the cause.

Published
21 September 2011
From
Washington Post
Turning the Tide Together: XIX International AIDS Conference Theme Selected

By acting decisively on recent scientific advances in HIV treatment and biomedical prevention, the momentum for a cure, and the continuing evidence of the ability to scale-up key interventions in the most-needed settings, we now have the potential to change the course of HIV and AIDS.

Published
21 September 2011
From
AIDS 2012 conference
The UN's Battle With NCDs

How Politics, Commerce, and Science Complicated the Fight Against an 'Invisible Epidemic' .

Published
20 September 2011
From
Foreign Affairs
HIV/AIDS and chronic diseases - learning from each other

Health officials in sub-Saharan Africa are finally focusing on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, having spent much of the past decade concentrating on HIV/AIDS and malaria.

Published
20 September 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
Uniting around a common agenda to address HIV and non-communicable diseases

The High Level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on the Prevention and Control of NCDs will provide unique opportunity for both NCD and HIV communities to work together for a common agenda.

Published
20 September 2011
From
UNAIDS
Congress Creates Bipartisan HIV/AIDS Caucus, 30 Years After HIV Discovery

WASHINGTON -- The first ever bipartisan congressional HIV/AIDS caucus officially launched on Thursday, 30 years after the human immunodeficiency virus was first identified. Led by House members Jim McDermott (D-Wash.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif) and Trent

Published
16 September 2011
From
Manual Items
Rethink HIV project: Setting bold new priorities in Africa

RethinkHIV is designed to promote a discussion about what we can do, with limited resources, to make the greatest impact in the battle against the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. Here you will find different perspectives on what needs to happen next.

Published
16 September 2011
From
Copenhagen Consensus Center
Activists tweet Obama to call for ADAP expansion

HIV/AIDS advocates are taking to Twitter today to call on President Obama to end the waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

Published
16 September 2011
From
The GA Voice (blog)

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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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