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Demonstrators rally to bring African leaders to action, as international NGO condemns ‘catastrophe’ of Global Fund cancellation

Medicine San Frontiers Health Policy Analyst Dr. Mit Phillips has described the cancelation of Round 11 Global Fund as “a catastrophe”, as protesters demonstrated to call on African leaders to commit more internal resources to the HIV response. Dr. Phillips said the cancelation will … more →

Published
07 December 2011
From
Key Correspondents
Filipino government: "oblivious and senseless"

We have a Secretary of Health who is not only in denial in terms of the urgency and gravity of the HIV/AIDS situation in the country, his prejudice and tendency towards bigotry is showing.

Published
05 December 2011
From
Manila Standard Today
Nigeria Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Risks AIDS Funding

A bill originally designed to outlaw gay marriage in Nigeria likely has consequences far beyond its initial scope — criminalizing gay groups and organizations could jeopardize millions of dollars of Western aid geared toward stopping the spread of HIV and AIDS in Africa's most populous nation.

Published
04 December 2011
From
ABC News
Editorial: Political commitment for HIV/AIDS control in China

At a time of global budget crisis for HIV/AIDS funding, there is still some good news for people with the disease in China. 

Published
02 December 2011
From
The Lancet
South Africa launches new drive to cut HIV infection

South Africa wants to cut new HIV infection rates by at least 50 percent within five years as it seeks to build on recent successes following years of failing to tackle AIDS and increased mortality, President Jacob Zuma said on December 1.

Published
01 December 2011
From
Reuters
Obama Says He Will Seek More Money for AIDS Programs

The action wins praise for the president from activists who have criticized him in the past.

Published
01 December 2011
From
New York Times
Thailand: HIV plan to cut infections by two-thirds

Thailand aims to reduce the rate of new HIV/Aids infection cases by two-thirds within the next five years to mark World Aids Day today.

Published
30 November 2011
From
Bangkok Post
The implications of ZAMSTAR for research and policy

So what was the primary take-home message of this complex study, the one that policy makers and funders need to take to heart? Sending out counsellors to repeatedly make

Published
30 November 2011
From
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Join a Global Movement to End AIDS

Act V, a new global movement to end AIDS, has launched. The group is advocating for  universal access to HIV treatment and prevention by 2020.

Published
30 November 2011
From
Act V
Staying alive: Is South Africa's Aids plan working?

How South Africa has turned the tide in the fight against Aids.

Published
30 November 2011
From
BBC Health

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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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