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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
UGANDA: Veteran activists disillusioned with direction of HIV response

Some of Uganda's most active campaigners in its 30-year fight against HIV are losing faith in the government's ability to effectively counter the epidemic as the country struggles to provide treatment and prevent more than 100,000 new infections every year.

Published
18 October 2011
From
IRIN Plus News
Russia offers aid to help neighbours fight HIV

Russia plans to step up its international role in fighting infectious disease across eastern Europe and central Asia, in what some observers see as the latest effort by the Kremlin to reassert its political influence over its former Soviet neighbours.

Published
18 October 2011
From
Financial Times
New Analysis: Global Health Cuts in Proposed Debt Deal Would Have Negligible Budget Impact but Cost Thousands of Lives

As the Congressional “supercommittee” meets to recommend $1.2 trillion in cuts from the U.S. federal budget, a new analysis released Friday by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, shows that proportional reductions in U.S. global health funding would have a minimal impact on deficit reduction while costing thousands of lives and reversing years of gains against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

Published
17 October 2011
From
AMFAR
U.S. Drug Policy Would Be Imposed Globally By New House Bill

The law could also potentially affect academics and medical professionals. For example, a U.S. doctor who works with overseas doctors or government officials on needle exchange programs could be subject to criminal prosecution.

Published
12 October 2011
From
Huffington Post
Africa: UK to Reduce Aid to Anti-Gay Regimes

African countries which persecute gays will have their aid cut, International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has said.

Published
09 October 2011
From
AllAfrica
WHO framework targets tuberculosis—diabetes link

The global diabetes epidemic could be thwarting efforts to combat tuberculosis. But WHO and its partners plan to take remedial action with the launch of a new framework.

Published
03 October 2011
From
The Lancet
Expert panel picks 'best buys' for HIV prevention

If $10 billion of new money can be spent on HIV prevention over the next five years, the priorities should be more investment in vaccine research, mass

Published
29 September 2011
By
Keith Alcorn
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

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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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