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Bryan Teixeira reports from the High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS

Sovereignty wars: The real HIV battleground In the lead up to the HLM on AIDS, I did the first of a series of blogs on the issue of sovereignty as…

Calling on innovators, implementers, investors, activists and leaders to Fast-Track ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030

UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, stresses the importance of a people-centred approach at up-coming United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS NEW YORK/GENEVA, 3 June 2016—The AIDS epidemic…

“East Europe & Central Asia: Let’s not lose track!” – EECA communities position on HIV situation in the region

As leaders of the HIV response gather in New York on June 8-10 for the 2016 High-Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, civil society networks of the EECA region prepared the “East…

UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 million

New report from UNAIDS shows that the number of people accessing antiretroviral medicines has more than doubled since 2010 GENEVA/NAIROBI, 31 May 2016—An estimated 17 million people were accessing life-saving…

World Health Assembly adopts global health sector strategies on HIV, viral hepatitis and STIs

The World Health Assembly, held on 23-28 May, has adopted 3 global health sector strategies on: HIV,viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections(STIs) for the period 2016-2021. The integrated strategies highlight…

New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be ‘expensive but worth every penny’

A new study finds that implementing the United Nations targets for HIV testing and treatment would be an expensive but ultimately very cost-effective way to increase survival, reduce the number…

69th World Health Assembly: speakers at high-level side event call for a Fast-Track response to end the AIDS epidemic among women and adolescent girls

The First Lady of Panama, Lorena Castillo de Varela, said that accelerating the AIDS response and empowering women and girls is key to ending the AIDS epidemic GENEVA, 23 May…

A simple ask in 2016: the UN goal of universal HIV treatment

From Simon Collins blog This post is about two open meetings I attended this month at the United Nations as part of preparations for the upcoming UN High Level Meeting…

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