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Fighting the Current Epidemic, Not the Past One

US advocates have criticised the US Centers for Disease Control for outdated thinking in their presentation of recent data on HIV testing and sexual behaviour among MSM, and have called for stronger recommendations from US CDC on HIV testing frequency for gay and bisexual men.

Published
14 January 2014
From
Poz
Report: Aggressive Police Tactics Contributing to New Orleans' Staggering HIV HIV/AIDS Rate

A new report from Human Rights Watch finds that Louisiana's AIDS death rate is more than double the national average—and it places a large share of the blame with the New Orleans Police Department. The report, "In Harm's Way," accuses New Orleans police of harassing suspected sex workers so aggressively that they have undermined efforts by public health workers to treat HIV/AIDS patients.

Published
17 December 2013
From
Mother Jones
Chris Beyrer & Michel Kazatchkine: HIV response 'at turning point'

have made very little, if any progress, in getting prevention and treatment to those groups of people most vulnerable to HIV/Aids - people who inject drugs, transgender people and men who have sex with men.

Published
01 December 2013
From
BBC Health
New Publication Highlights Realities of Access to HIV Drugs and Other Essential Medicines for Key Populations Globally

A new policy brief explains how prevailing economic and trade interests compromise access to life-saving generic drugs, resulting in a devastating impact on communities of people living with HIV and key populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender people, sex workers and people who inject drugs.

Published
08 November 2013
From
Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)
How Bandung’s Transgender Community Is Taking on HIV/AIDs One Test at a Time

Transgenders are stigmatized because they are vulnerable to HIV, which means they are marginalized within society and lack access to formal employment, she said. Eventually, they are forced into the streets to become sex workers, which makes them even more vulnerable to HIV and stigmatization.

Published
11 October 2013
From
Jakarta Globe
Who will PrEP be for?

Whether pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is adopted and is effective as an HIV prevention method depends crucially on people’s subjective assessment of whether they are at risk of HIV,

Published
01 October 2013
By
Gus Cairns
South American survey finds rectal microbicide formulated as a douche acceptable

A qualitative study of 140 men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) in three cities in Peru and Ecuador has found

Published
18 September 2013
By
Gus Cairns
South Australian Government forces closure of AIDS Council

The local South Australian LGBTI community, people living with HIV/AIDS and the country’s leading HIV/AIDS organisations have expressed their shock and disappointment after the SA government decided to withdraw funding from the state’s AIDS Council forcing its closure.

Published
31 July 2013
From
Star Observer
Tackling HIV Among Key Populations

Today amfAR is releasing our latest issue brief, “Tackling HIV/AIDS Among Key Populations”. The brief combines the latest science and best-practice on addressing the epidemic among female sex workers, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and transgender individuals.

Published
29 July 2013
From
amfAR
In a Mexican border town, a friend in the fight against AIDS

Rosember López Samayoa helps those in Chiapas, Mexico, who bear a double stigma: migrants who also are LGBT.

Published
16 July 2013
From
Christian Science Monitor

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