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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…

Monaco becomes a Fast-Track city

Monaco has joined a network of more than 250 cities worldwide by signing the Paris Declaration, making a commitment to Fast-Track its response to the HIV epidemic and adopt the…

Offline: Can the Global Fund survive?

France will host the Sixth Replenishment Conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in 2019. The result may make or break the Global Fund. Although the…

Portugal: ‘Historic day’ as two of three HIV targets of WHO programme met

Portugal's secretary of state for health, Fernando Araújo, has hailed the "historic day" on which the country has achieved the goals of diagnosing more than 90% of people with HIV…

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 338 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes articles…

July 2018 issue of The Lancet HIV now online

The Lancet HIV is an exclusively online journal dedicated to publishing original research that advocates change in, or illuminates, HIV clinical practice. It publishes translational, epidemiological, clinical, operational, and implementation…

How AIDS activism impacted activists

Three decades after the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) arguably hastened the science, treatments and services for persons with HIV/AIDS, researchers have found long-term effects on the activists…

New UNAIDS web portal reinforces its commitment to accountability and transparency

UNAIDS has launched a revamped transparency portal, open.unaids.org, which presents current data on how UNAIDS is working to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. The portal features…

UNAIDS welcomes additional funding from Australia

GENEVA, 27 June 2018—UNAIDS welcomes the announcement by the Government of Australia confirming an additional AUD 1.3 million (US$ 977 000) for the AIDS response. The additional funding, announced at…

Turkey ramps up HIV awareness campaign

ISTANBUL — Altan (a pseudonym) cried for two hours after his doctor told him he was infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Following his diagnosis, he searched online for more…