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Empowering girls advances HIV response

GENEVA, 11 October 2016—On this International Day of the Girl Child, UNAIDS strongly supports the call by the United Nations for better age- and sex-specific data that can be used…

Ending AIDS by 2030 requires investment in harm reduction for people who inject drugs

To end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, the global response to HIV must leave no one behind, including people who inject drugs. It requires drug policies and HIV-related prevention, treatment,…

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

Putting condoms on the Fast-Track as an efficient and cost-effective HIV prevention method

The UNAIDS Prevention gap report shows that HIV prevention efforts must be reinvigorated if the world is to stay on the Fast-Track to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. To…

Jackie Morton, Chair of the Board of Directors of EATG – Open Letter to Members

  Dear Members, Following the General Assembly, I would just like to say how delighted I am to have been appointed the Chair of the EATG. When I joined the…

Immune to reason: Russia’s contempt for effective drug and HIV policies is killing its citizens

The front line in the fight against Europe’s fastest-growing HIV epidemic runs through a dark blue bus parked on the outskirts of St Petersburg. Two friends enter late one September…

Gaps in HIV laboratory test services hamper global public health efforts to fight pandemic

Researchers have found glaring gaps in HIV laboratory test services in over 100 countries, exposing a global public health issue that requires immediate action. The study, co-authored by GSSHealth, identifies…

Human rights – critical to ending the AIDS epidemic

At a meeting to discuss human rights and the 2016 Political declaration on Ending AIDS, panellists underscored the urgent need to protect services for women, girls, people with disabilities, migrants…

HIV: The Long View Webinar

EATG-hosted community webinar for HIV: The Long View - Invitation  What does the future look like for HIV? Introducing HIV: The Long View As little as three decades ago, there was no such…

October 2016 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…