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Progress on the ‘Third 90’ target is not a reliable guide to HIV transmission potential, South African study shows

Measuring the proportion of people with an undetectable viral load may be lulling health policymakers into a false sense of security in their efforts to control HIV transmission through comprehensive…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 327 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter includes articles…

41st meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board opens

The 41st meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from 12 to 14 December. At the opening, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé gave…

Message on the occasion of Human Rights Day

10 December 2017 Michel Sidibé Executive Director of UNAIDS Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations The advances in the response to HIV have been unprecedented. In South Africa in 2000, just…

UNAIDS and IOM renew partnership agreement to promote access to HIV services for migrants and crisis-affected populations

GENEVA, 8 December 2017—UNAIDS and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) today signed a new cooperation agreement to promote access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services for migrants,…

Call for submission of Good Practices on Implementation of the Action Plan for the Health Sector Response to HIV in the WHO European Region

An estimated 2.4 million people are living with HIV in the WHO European Region, and while the number of new HIV infections were falling globally, the rate of new diagnoses…

Philanthropic funding for HIV/AIDS reached highest level to date in 2016

Philanthropic funding for HIV/AIDS reached highest level to date in 2016 according to new Funders Concerned About AIDS’ report Despite a third straight year of increases, there is cause for…

Universal health care and reducing HIV incidence

What does the research tell us?  After a long period during which HIV incidence rates seemed distressingly immutable, the last few years have seen a rapid accumulation of evidence that…

Registration for AIDS 2018 is now open

World AIDS Day marked the opening of registration for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), taking place on 23-27 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, under the theme Breaking…

PEPFAR announces continued progress against HIV

New results from the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced on World AIDS Day 2017 show strong advances in scaling up HIV prevention and treatment. UNAIDS…