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U=U unites with ITPC to improve the lives of people living with HIV

GABORONE, Botswana – Nov 1, 2017 – The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) announced today a groundbreaking partnership that will amplify the Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) message…

HIV drug resistance could lead to resurgence of epidemic, researchers warn

HealthDay News: Are HIV and AIDS poised for a comeback? “The advent of powerful drugs in the mid-1990s brought remarkable gains in survival for HIV patients who had access to…

HIV and antenatal care in Sri Lanka: a global health success

Sri Lanka's dedication to maternal and antenatal health is helping it to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Sophie Cousins reports. The maternity ward at Castle Street Hospital for Women in…

Germany strengthens its position as a global health leader

Germany has been increasingly stepping up its political and financial engagement in global health. Having made global health a priority during its presidency of the G7, Germany has continued this…

Aidspan publishes new issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 322 of the “Global Fund Observer.”

The WHO public health approach to HIV treatment and care: looking back and looking ahead

Summary In 2006, WHO set forth its vision for a public health approach to delivering antiretroviral therapy. This approach has been broadly adopted in resource-poor settings and has provided the…

Ireland: Preventative HIV drug must be made available

Almost 25 years ago, homosexuality was decriminalised in dark days of HIV/AIDS Next year marks 25 years since homosexual acts between men were decriminalised in Ireland. There seems to be…

Global Fund names finalist candidates for Executive Director

GENEVA, 23 October 2017 – 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: Simon…

IAS publishes Bruno Spire’s suggestion for GIPA 2.0

In a blog post, IAS has published HIV+ researcher and activist Bruno Spire's proposal for a new, better and more functional GIPA Principles. The Greater Involvement of People with HIV/AIDS…

Hate, discrimination lead to rise of HIV in Russia, experts say

Experts are shocked over the spread of HIV in Russia and eastern Europe. The problem has reached epidemic proportions, despite the fact that methods for stopping the spread of the…