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Viral suppression for HIV treatment success and prevention of sexual transmission of HIV

July 2018 – The World Health Organization (WHO) leads the health sector response to HIV as part of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. WHO works to increase access…

New agreements with HIV drug suppliers to save $324 million

GENEVA, 16 July 2018 – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has signed multi-year framework agreements with suppliers of HIV medication that will save US$324 million by the…

PEPFAR chief wants 70 percent ‘indigenous’ funding in 30 months

BALTIMORE, 16 July 2018 — The United States government’s flagship global HIV and AIDS program is going local, even as its leaders try to figure out how exactly that will work.…

Brussels to Amsterdam walk to demand access to HIV treatment

Four activists from Australia, South Africa and the UK embarked on an HIV awareness walk from Brussels Grand Place Sunday (July 15) morning. They will spend 9 days walking to…

Join and support #ChaseTheVirusNotPeople

At the end of the second decade of the XXI century, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) is the region with the fastest growing rates of HIV epidemic and deaths…

Larry Kramer: For gays, the worst is yet to come. Again.

I was recently honored for my birthday with an all-star reading of my play “The Destiny of Me.” It was obviously a very emotional experience for me. I’m supposed to…

Uncertainty over PEPFAR support prompts concerns from HIV advocates in Nigeria

Largely thanks to PEPFAR’s support, the situation in Nigeria has changed dramatically over the last 13 years. But Nigeria’s HIV epidemic is still far from controlled. Nigeria is key to…

Anthony Fauci: Working to end HIV/AIDS

In late spring of 1981, Anthony Fauci, MD, then a 40-year-old immunologist, was in his office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center when a history-changing report came…

Dead of AIDS and forgotten in potter’s field

In an untold chapter of the AIDS epidemic, scores of unclaimed bodies were buried in a remote spot on Hart Island. How many exactly remains unclear. Read the full story…

Portugal on fast track to achieve HIV targets ahead of 2020 deadline

Portuguese Minister of Health Dr Adalberto Campos Fernandes announced on 5 July 2018 that Portugal has achieved 2 of the 3 HIV targets set by the Joint United Nations Programme…

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