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Fake news helped spread HIV/AIDS in Russia. Has it stopped?

IRKUTSK, Russia, December 05, 2017 —It was a bitter, freezing day here in the hard-working city at the heart of Siberia, more than 3,000 miles east of Moscow. A 39-year-old…

Turkey’s joint declaration for World AIDS Day

HIV has changed. Have we? On World AIDS Day Red Ribbon Istanbul released a joint declaration, signed by the most prominent Turkish medical associations and a number of civil society…

Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime. Read the full story here.

West and Central Africa left behind in global HIV response

New report highlights urgent need for an improved HIV response for children and adolescents ABIDJAN/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 5 December 2017 – More than four decades into the HIV epidemic, four in five…

Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, December 2017 issue

The Sexual Health & HIV Policy EUROBulletin, December 2017 issue is now available online. The bulletin is published quarterly and aims to provide information about policies, programmes, standards, guidance, evidence…

Canada’s top doctors release joint statement supporting U=U

Statement on behalf of the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health To access the statement, click here.

Why harm reduction is crucial to the fight against HIV

Earlier this fall, an international team of researchers sounded a grim warning about the state of the global HIV epidemic among people who inject drugs. In two long-awaited research papers…

Young people in sub-Saharan Africa integral to shaping future HIV/AIDS policy

New policy paper urges closer involvement with adolescents affected to strengthen HIV response Professor Piot's comments were made at the launch of a new policy paper published by LSHTM and…

World AIDS Day 2017 messages and statements

GNP+: 2017 World AIDS Day message from the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+)   CATIE: World AIDS Day: Clients can handle the truth   United Nations (UN):…

On World AIDS Day, UNAIDS warns that men are less likely to access HIV treatment and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses

New report from UNAIDS shows the blind spot in reaching men with HIV services OTTAWA/GENEVA, 1 December 2017—On World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has released a new report showing that men…