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Claims of sexual harassment and assault threaten UN agency

Sexual harassment and assault investigation at UNAIDS draws attention to an endemic problem. Critics say the UN's internal system is flawed and call for external oversight. John Zarocostas reports in…

Orban not delivering health for Hungary

Viktor Orban's re-election to a third consecutive term in Hungary offers a preview for western countries of what the health consequences could be for governments that value populism and economic…

Russian government drafts bill to fight AIDS denial

The Russian government has drafted legislation that would make it illegal to urge people not to seek treatment for AIDS or to deny the existence of HIV, the virus that…

First long-term study finds half trillion dollars spent on HIV/AIDS

Twenty-year analysis finds funding for HIV/AIDS peaked in 2013 SEATTLE – Spending on HIV/AIDS globally between 2000 and 2015 totaled more than half a trillion dollars, according to a new…

UN agency chief under pressure to quit over handling of sexual assault inquiry

Head of UNAids faces scrutiny after agency’s ‘deeply disturbing and tone-deaf’ response to allegations about former deputy The director of UNAids, Michel Sidibé, is facing calls to resign over his…

Friends of the Global Fight releases new brief examining US leadership on HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria

Friends of the Global Fight: At the Tipping Point: U.S. Leadership to End AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “…This forward-looking report asks: what is the end goal of America’s considerable investment…

PEPFAR highlights gains and accountability, while treatment advocates highlight “Deadly Impact” of policy, funding gaps

Boasting “first-ever, site-level program results” and a “new transparency milestone,” the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief today (April 10) released its 14th Annual Report to Congress, highlighting…

Women living with HIV are invisible in our society – but we are working toward equality

Over half of women living with HIV in the UK have experienced violence Lots has changed for HIV since the 1980s, back when there was no treatment, mass fear and lots…

Nigerian NACA Director-General discusses HIV surveillance, treatment funding in interview

Premium Times: Interview: Why U.S. is funding world’s largest HIV survey in Nigeria — NACA Boss Sani Aliyu is the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). In…

TAGline Spring 2018: Bend the curves

Bend the curves: Activism and the elimination of HIV, HCV, and TB Incremental change—activism that successfully defends or advances critical research or policy—can sometimes feel inconsequential, particularly when it is…

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