NAM is the official online partner for scientific reporting at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, 20-25th July 2014.

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Step up the pace

What is needed to 'step up the pace' on HIV prevention and treatment?

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Opening ceremony

AIDS 2014 opening ceremony honours Flight MH17 dead with drive to end AIDS by 2030.

Reducing risk

Cash transfers plus care halve HIV risk behaviours in South African adolescents.

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TB treatment

Novel TB regimen could reduce treatment duration.

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Globally, 1 in 12 MSM have been arrested for same-sex behaviour.

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Recession and income inequality have fuelled HIV infections in European drug users.

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  • “HIV is unfinished business, and we must step up the pace or people will die.” – Jessica Whitbread of ICW. #AIDS2014 #CandlelightVigil22 Jul 2014 09:24
  • "We cannot ignore the disproportionate burden of HIV on women." - Teresia Otieno #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 09:22
  • new UN report: 14 M people are now on ART. 4 m more than 2012. shows significant progress in treatment acceleration.#AIDS201422 Jul 2014 09:19
  • Candlelight vigil starting soon at #AIDS2014 - Remembering lives lost due to #HIV #AIDS, while looking forward to a world free of the virus22 Jul 2014 09:05
  • Bob Grant on PrEP adherence: calls for formal guidance for ppl on how to "stop" PrEP -- i.e., how to safely take it intermittently #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 08:58
  • Bob Grant at #AIDS2014: Data from iPrEx OLE shows that "adherence [to daily PrEP] has to be good but not perfect" #prep #realworld22 Jul 2014 08:52
  • BGrant: this work was made possible by participants and communities who believed this research could improve their lives #iPrEXOLE #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 08:50
  • And the adolescents ask the question that my families in Kenya always ask: "When is the cure for HIV coming??" #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 08:49
  • #AIDS2014 protest march today was made up of my people. NOT those in suits with bar coded tags. @AIDS_conference @VACorg22 Jul 2014 08:46
  • Just back from human rights march @#aids2014. Gr8t 2 see humanity in all diversity united behind goal of ending aids by 203022 Jul 2014 08:47
  • Gracia Violeta Ross: we can't rate vulnerability- need discourse that is equitable. #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 08:37
  • 16 portrait sessions so far, who will be next? If you're 50+ living positive & in #Melbourne this week, visit us > #AIDS2014 #globalvillage22 Jul 2014 08:29
  • Overall PrEP effectiveness in iPrEx OLE study 50%, but 100% in those taking four or more doses a week #AIDS201422 Jul 2014 08:13
  • In order to reach a world without AIDS, cannot stress enough the importance of human rights and health equity. #aids201421 Jul 2014 06:05
  • What is needed to 'step up the pace' on HIV prevention and treatment? #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 05:50
  • Today I am celebrating all those at #AIDS2014 working in #HIV research, care, prevention globally! #thankyall21 Jul 2014 05:40
  • Novel TB regimen could reduce treatment duration #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 05:50
  • SexWorkers speak with experience, dont silence us, dont speak on our behalf #stigmakills #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 05:39
  • Significantly less syphilis in female partners of circumcised men #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 05:50
  • MT @tballiance: Tony Fauci: We've maintained TB funding over the last 10 yrs even though everything else has gone down #AIDS2014 #TBHIV #TB21 Jul 2014 04:30
  • I just need to look around me in #AIDS2014 to recharge my motivation and commitment. Extraordinary people!21 Jul 2014 04:26
  • TELL US: If you could have one thing raised at #AIDS2014 international conference this week, what would it be?21 Jul 2014 04:24
  • #AIDS2014 Are you at the 2014 AIDS Conference? If so, let us know what you're learning!21 Jul 2014 04:14
  • AbbVie 3D regimen cures most genotype 1 HCV in people with HIV and HCV co-infection #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 04:16
  • 14m people living with #HIV now accessing life-saving anti retroviral drugs. @MichelSidibe of @UNAIDS confirms at @AIDS_conference #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 04:06
  • One tenth of 1 year’s drug enforcement spending would cover global HIV prevention for people who inject drugs for 4 years #AIDS2014 #10by2021 Jul 2014 03:20
  • Sofosbuvir + ribavirin cures hepatitis C for more than 80% of people with HIV and HCV co-infection #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 02:43
  • Panel discussion on #prep is interesting, but it'd be good to hear from #prep users instead #aids2014 @onekind21 Jul 2014 12:31
  • Turns out we already have the tools to control HIV and dramatically reduce its incidence #aids201421 Jul 2014 12:08
  • Recession and income inequality have fuelled HIV infections in European drug users #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 12:08
  • #AIDS2014 a great networking experience.21 Jul 2014 12:06
  • PreP.'Useful to some people in some contexts some of the time...Who, when and where is the matter.'Aggleton. #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 11:56
  • #AIDS2014 UTD: Must find balance: reward R&D/innovation but allow breakthru drug access without breaking house and health system budgets21 Jul 2014 10:00
  • New #HIV infections among children 0-14yo declined globally by 40% from 2009-2013. #progress #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 10:00
  • Decisive opening statement by @BrendaWaning : sofosbuvir could potentially overtake Lipitor as the best-selling drug of all time #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 09:59
  • #rightnow #AIDS2014 #SEXWORK "Sex Worker Only Peer Education Outreach Training Session" Clarendon #globalvillage Jul 2014 09:57
  • Could we have eliminated smallpox if it had been as expensive as Hep C treatment? @BrendaWaning on eliminating Hep C #AIDS2014 @UNITAID21 Jul 2014 09:57
  • #AIDS2014 #YKP2014 Young #PWID often inject #drugs in group - sometimes the youngest one being the last one to use the syringe.21 Jul 2014 09:54
  • Help us have policy makers acknowledge the high demand 4 #FemaleCondoms. Come & #Dance4demand with us on July 24th,1.30pm @WNZ2014 #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 09:54
  • Now at session on young key populations. I will be talking on non injectable use of drugs and sexual behaviors, if ur interested. #aids201421 Jul 2014 09:52
  • I've been trying to reduce #qanda consumption of late, but who can ever pass up the chance to listen to @HonMichaelKirby? Not me. #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 09:49
  • Inspiring examples of integrated HIV and health programs at #AIDS2014 responding to complex health needs21 Jul 2014 09:45
  • Dennis Altman: must acknowledge that the panel is not representative of the global HIV epidemic #culturalimpactofaids #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 09:26
  • One in 9 girls in developing countries is married before age 15 & has little or no say in her sexual experiences or sexual health. #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 09:24
  • Glorious hearing others in the What sustains you? workshop talking about the affective impacts of passion and the work we do #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 08:24
  • Impact of Xpert on treatment initiation and outcomes depends on well functioning health systems; tool alone not enough #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 08:24
  • Multiple factors impact on HIV risk behavior, including physical and emotional abuse, poverty, and hunger. #AIDS2014 @worldywca21 Jul 2014 08:24
  • TB is the leading cause of death (for all people) in South Africa! High expectations for #AIDS2016 to place > emphasis on TB #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 08:15
  • #AIDS2014 #stigma sigma reduction tools can be used as part of health systems strengthening. @lauranyblade21 Jul 2014 08:09
  • Some good news in TB treatment- phase 2b trial results of 8 week three drug regimen presented at #AIDS201421 Jul 2014 08:07

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