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First declaration of cooperation between HIV service organizations and LGBT movement adopted in Russia

A declaration, Cooperation of HIV Service and LGBT Organizations in Russia to Protect Health and Well-Being of MSM/LGB/TG People Including Counteractions for HIV Prevention was adopted at the First Russian…

Ambassador Deborah Birx on PEPFAR in the Trump era

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Deborah Birx played down the potential impact of the reinstated “global gag rule” will have on PEPFAR programs. While the exact implications remain unclear, she told…

EATG demands inclusion of TB in WHO global priority list

EATG Chair Jackie Morton, in representation of the European communities of people living with and affected by HIV, sent an open letter to WHO to claim inclusion of tuberculosis in…

On International Women’s Day UNAIDS is urging countries to stop 1 million women and girls from becoming infected with HIV every year

Nearly 1 million women are becoming infected with HIV every year and only half of all women living with HIV have access to lifesaving treatment—making AIDS now the leading cause…

PEPFAR 2017 Report to Congress tells a success story at its halfway point

From the handful of people — 50,000 — across Africa with access to life-saving treatment for HIV in 2003,  to more than 18 million today, the chronology of U.S. leadership…

Why Europe should lead on fight against disease

Donald Trump and Brexit have made European action on disease control more important than ever. The fight against diseases of poverty — HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected…

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 306 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features articles…

March 2017 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…

Video interviews from CROI2017

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, commonly known as CROI was held in Seattle on 13-16 February 2017. It was also preceded by the now traditional Community HIV Cure…

G-FINDER report 2016

A report on 2015 global investment into research and development (R&D) of new products for neglected diseases shows that year on year investment has decreased by $68 million (a reduction…