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  • A Trailblazing HIV Doctor Who Helped Thousands Access PrEP Has Died At Age 44

    Dr Mags Portman, a hero of the LGBT and HIV community, leaves behind a husband, two children, and a legacy: getting PrEP into the hands of those who need it.

    12 February 2019 | BuzzFeed News
  • Meet the group of white guys Trump has tasked with ending HIV transmissions

    Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, so let’s hear it for the Trump USA team behind his master race plan to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. I’ve even included an actual photo of their meeting on January 6th with a diverse group of stakeholders. Oh, wait. Scratch that. I’m sure the people of color are in the room somewhere. Pouring coffee, perhaps?

    08 February 2019 | LGBTQ Nation
  • 'We Will Defeat AIDS in America': What's Behind Trump's State of the Union Announcement

    A number of factors contributed to Trump's head-spinning pivot.

    08 February 2019 | The Body
  • She Conquers in South Africa

    When she was four years old, Selokela Molamodi’s teacher asked the class what they wanted to be when they grew up. While her classmates volunteered more conventional professions, such as nurses, doctors and lawyers, Ms Molamodi’s answer, given with a fiery determination, was, “I want to be Minister of Education.”

    25 January 2019 | UNAIDS
  • GNP+ Announces New Executive Director

    The Board and Secretariat of the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) warmly welcomes Rico Gustav as our incoming Executive Director. Mr. Gustav is a well-respected human rights and health activist that has been working at the intersection of HIV, drug use and key populations since his own diagnosis at 17 years old in Indonesia.

    09 January 2019 | Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)
  • Terrence Higgins Trust launches National Lottery funded project to revolutionise beneficiary involvement in third sector

    A new three-year project from HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust, funded by the National Lottery, will provide a blueprint for meaningful beneficiary involvement for the whole third sector.

    08 January 2019 | Terrence Higgins Trust press release
  • The HIV/AIDS Activists Transformed Genetic Engineering

    Over the past decade, a group of HIV activists has helped pioneer gene therapy.

    20 December 2018 | The Atlantic
  • Why I declared my HIV status in parliament – and what needs to happen next

    Of course, there were personal reasons for my decision to make such a public announcement, but my primary motivation was to help destigmatise the conversation around HIV and to point out the impediments we face in winning the fight against the virus. These impediments include the current British government.

    13 December 2018 | The Independent
  • Drug buyers' clubs aim to tackle HIV prevention 'crisis'

    A new generation of drug buyers' clubs like those set up at the height of the AIDS epidemic is seeking to combat a "crisis" in preventing new HIV infections by providing access to cheap generics of a breakthrough prophylactic.

    12 December 2018 | Medscape
  • South Africa: Focus On the Future As TAC Celebrates Years of Activism

    On Monday 10 December 2018 the Treatment Action Campaign celebrated its 20th anniversary. The occasion allowed for the strides made over the past two decades to be celebrated, but also provided an opportunity to focus on the steep road ahead in the face of glaring failures of the South African public health system.

    12 December 2018 | AllAfrica
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

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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.

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