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Why Are Wealthy Nations Becoming Less Inclined to Fight Global AIDS?

Bono sums up the root of the problem with one word: populism.

Published
25 January 2019
From
Poz
HIV care is threatened by proposed changes to Medicare Part D

Optimal HIV care includes early and uninterrupted access to effective antiretroviral medications. Proposed changes to Medicare Part D threatens that.

Published
25 January 2019
From
STAT
HIV prevention gridlock as proposed extra NHS PrEP delayed

A proposal to double the number of people able to access PrEP (a highly effective HIV prevention pill) through the PrEP Impact Trial has been delayed by the trial oversight board. This is despite the fact that NHS England has agreed to fund the additional 13,000 places. Currently, many clinics have no spaces for additional patients and are turning away people at high risk of HIV, some of whom are going on to acquire the virus.

Published
23 January 2019
From
National AIDS Trust
This Is What It’s Like To Lose Your Local Sexual Health Clinic Under Austerity

In a new series, HuffPost UK is examining how shrinking local budgets are affecting people’s daily lives. These are stories of what it’s like to lose, in a society that is quietly changing.

Published
23 January 2019
From
Huffington Post
Bouquets and brickbats for India's fight against TB, HIV and Malaria

India will become the first country from the global south to host a Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, slated to be held in the national capital on February 7 and 8.

Published
18 January 2019
From
The Week
Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global health fund said on Friday.

Published
14 January 2019
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Reuters
DFID needs to keep pushing on AIDS, says HIV-positive MP

The United Kingdom’s aid department must put more resources into fighting HIV/AIDS or risk seeing global progress backslide, according to politician Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who stood up in the House of Commons and revealed he was HIV positive late last year.

Published
11 January 2019
From
Devex
Sexual health services and the importance of prevention

Rhetoric about prioritising prevention is not new. There is solid evidence that it delivers a good return on investment in the long-run. But moving beyond rhetoric is challenging for a system whose gravitational pull is towards treating people in hospital. Despite being one of the new Secretary of State’s three key priorities, if you follow the money then prevention still lags way behind cure.

Published
01 January 2019
From
King's Fund
England: Latest public health grant cut branded 'unnecessary, undesirable and unacceptable'

Councils have described a £85m cut to public health grants next year as a “deep disappointment” and “incredibly short-sighted”. It confirms a real term cut of £240m in just one year and represents a £900m real terms reduction in public health funding between 2014-15 and 2019-20, according to the Health Foundation think-tank.

Published
24 December 2018
From
Nursing Times
Donor Transitions From HIV Programs: What Is The Impact On Vulnerable Populations?

Because key populations are highly marginalized and stigmatized, and because of the political “unpopularity” of helping these groups, programs for key populations tend to be heavily supported by outside donor organizations such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) and the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). When these donors leave, it is unclear – in some cases doubtful – whether national governments will pick up the tab for services targeted at vulnerable communities.

Published
20 December 2018
From
Health Affairs

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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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