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  • Who is Peter Sands?

    Peter Sands, the new Executive Director to lead the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is an economist and banker. He was CEO of Standard Chartered, an international bank headquartered in London, from 2006 to 2015. But Sands is rather more interesting than his employment history suggests.

    24 November 2017 | The Lancet
  • Life on London's first Aids ward

    Opened in 1987 by Diana, Princess of Wales, the Broderip, at the Middlesex Hospital, was the first Aids ward in London. In a time before antiretroviral medications, it was populated by patients, often young men, facing a life cut brutally - and painfully - short. Photographer Gideon Mendel overrode the contemporary stigma surrounding HIV to take tender portraits of partners, friends and family comforting their loved ones.

    24 November 2017 | BBC
  • This Is What It's Like To Be One Of The Men Infected By HIV In Britain's First Case Of Deliberate Transmission

    Despite the nature of Rowe’s crimes, and the multiple tabloid headlines surrounding this case screaming about an already highly stigmatised condition, this is not really a story about HIV. The virus was merely Rowe’s weapon of choice. This is a story about abuse.

    16 November 2017 | Buzzfeed
  • ‘BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ is the Sexiest Damn Film of 2017. Period.

    Director Robin Campillo never allows us to forget that the young men (and women!) who populate this activism group are every bit as interested in dancing and getting laid as in making a statement. And, come to think of it, his characters’ connection to their sexual humanity during a time when touching a person with HIV was abhorrent is a heady statement in and of itself.

    07 November 2017 | My Fabulous Disease
  • Personal Stories from TB Survivors

    These are the stories of TB survivors from around the world on their journey fighting and beating TB. These survivors have experienced the side effects of TB medication, the difficulties of undergoing treatment, the mental and psychological impact, and want to raise awareness about this disease, including the importance of getting tested and adhering to treatment. Their voices provide important perspectives and are a powerful tool for advocacy to accelerate the TB response and reach all affected people with prevention and care.

    30 October 2017 | World Health Organization
  • Agnes Binagwaho Is A Doctor With 'Sassitude'

    Dr Agnes Binagwaho has been unafraid to defy authority by speaking her mind. In the process, she has helped to transform Rwanda's health system.

    30 October 2017 | NPR
  • Why AIDS Film “BPM” Has So Many Love Scenes—and So Much Dancing

    The film’s director and stars also discuss how ACT UP Paris differed from U.S. activism and what young viewers find exciting about “BPM.”

    30 October 2017 | Poz
  • ViiV Survey Reveals Nuances of Living With HIV

    Respondents reported on their feelings about antiretrovirals, their relationships with their clinicians and dealing with stigma.

    30 October 2017 | Poz
  • Coronation Street star 'challenged' by character's HIV diagnosis

    Coronation Street star Harry Visinoni has said ‘it has been challenging’ to film scenes involving his character Seb Franklin being diagnosed with HIV as the soap opera aims to raise awareness of the issue.

    24 October 2017 | RTE
  • Global Fund Names Finalist Candidates for Executive Director

    The Global Fund Board named four finalist candidates for Executive Director, and is scheduled to select one at a Board meeting on 14 November 2017.

    24 October 2017 | The Global Fund
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