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Addressing AIDS conference in South Africa, Ban calls for scaling up global response

18 July 2016 – More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers gathered today in Durban, South Africa, for a United Nations-cosponsored international conference on AIDS, to…

Adolescents are dying of AIDS at an alarming rate, UN agency warns

18 July 2016 – An average of 29 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are infected with HIV every hour, according to the United Nations Children's Fund, which…

Putting a quarter for HIV prevention firmly on the global agenda

The newly launched a quarter for HIV prevention campaign, which calls for investment in effective prevention programmes to be increased to at least 25% of global HIV resources, is gathering…

Fast-Track cities reaching the 90–90–90 targets

Fast-Track cities are making tangible progress towards the 90–90–90 targets of 90% of people living with HIV knowing their HIV status, 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status accessing…

Reaffirming the leadership of people living with HIV in the AIDS response

People living with HIV have been at the forefront of the AIDS response from the beginning, as equal partners providing solutions on how to provide services and demanding the respect…

Activists call for ending unjust HIV criminalization

On 17 July, some 200 people living with HIV, human rights activists and representatives of key populations gathered for a one-day meeting on challenging HIV criminalization under the title “Beyond…

HIV and transgender people

The Journal of the International AIDS Society has launched a special issue entitled HIV epidemics among transgender populations: the importance of a trans-inclusive response. The supplement comprises original research articles,…

AIDS 2016 focuses on impact of legal and policy barriers to HIV services for groups at greatest risk of infection

Durban, South Africa, 18 July 2016 – In an official press conference today at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, researchers and community representatives discussed the impact of…

International AIDS Conference returns to Durban to define path forward to ending AIDS

Durban, South Africa, 18 July 2016 – More than 18,000 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers have gathered in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), the…

Stephen Lewis’ keynote talk at TB2016 in Durban

Stephen Lewis’ keynote address delivered at #TB2016 Durban, South Africa, July 17, 2016. "I remind you of the words of Dr. Motsoaledi: quote “We will not end AIDS without ending…