All the latest worldwide HIV and AIDS news, including treatment, prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections. News from our own team of writers plus articles we have selected from other sources.

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  • PrEP
    PrEP Isn't Reaching Those Most at Risk for HIV: Black Gay and Bi Men
    Poz | 4 hours ago

    This is the finding of an analysis of the sole designated PrEP clinic in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • The search for a cure
    Researchers find latent HIV reservoirs inherently resistant to elimination by CD8+ T-cells
    Eurekalert Inf Dis | 5 hours ago

    A research team at GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found that latent HIV reservoirs exhibit resistance to elimination by CD8+ T-cells.

  • Diagnosing children
    We found ways to shorten the turnaround time for diagnosing babies with HIV
    The Conversation | 20 hours ago

    Diagnosing babies with HIV as early as possible is critical. Public health officials have been grappling with this for many years. How can they reduce the time it takes to get newborns’ blood samples to the diagnostic lab and the test results back?

  • Testing policies and guidelines
    Using social and risk networks helps identify people undiagnosed with HIV
    Eurekalert Inf Dis | 20 hours ago

    Conducting HIV testing among the social and risk networks of those recently diagnosed with HIV helps identify undiagnosed cases of HIV at significantly higher rates and at a lower cost than other testing approaches, finds a new study conducted in Ukraine by an international research team.

  • Confidentiality, consent and medical ethics
    Migrants 'should not have to fear GP practices', MPs told
    Pulse | 22 hours ago

    GP practices should not be turned into a ‘place of fear’ for migrant patients who are frightened their personal data could be shared with the authorities, MPs were told today.

  • Transgender people
    Shining a light on trans women’s needs in sub-Sarahan Africa
    Avert | 23 hours ago

    New research marks welcome step to make trans women in sub-Saharan Africa visible in HIV data.

  • Transgender people
    New research exposes profound discrimination trans people face
    Stonewall | 23 hours ago

    LGBT in Britain - Trans Report is Stonewall's new research, based on research with 871 trans and non-binary people by YouGov and highlighting the profound levels of discrimination and hate crime faced by trans people in Britain today.

  • People and personal stories
    I’ve just started PrEP, here’s how my first hook up went
    Emen8 | 23 hours ago

    He’ll be here soon. We’ve had sex before, but I wasn’t on PrEP back then. How’s he going to respond when I tell him, and what’s going to happen?

  • Hepatitis C treatment
    Managing the Fruits of HCV Cure: How Much Care do the Cured Need?
    Healio | 22 January 2018

    An additional dimension of HCV infection about which our knowledge has dramatically expanded is the potential for extrahepatic morbidity and mortality associated with HCV infection, and the opportunity to ameliorate or prevent such outcomes by effecting virologic cure — problems such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, renal disease, cryoglobulinemia, lymphoma and others.

  • AIDS 2018 Programme Preview
    AIDS 2018 | 22 January 2018

    Developed by an international committee of HIV scientists, global leaders, policy makers, researchers and advocates, the AIDS 2018 programme will offer symposia, workshops and interactive sessions. Below is a first glimpse of what you can expect in Amsterdam. The full programme will be released in May.

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Conference news

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Achieving the 90-90-90 target

With advances in HIV testing, treatment and care, some countries are making great progress towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target.

New EUROBulletin

Read the December edition of the Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin.

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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