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News from the Fourth Joint Conference of BHIVA with BASHH

The Fourth Joint Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) was held on 17-20 April 2018 in Edinburgh, UK. *********************…

Nigerian NACA Director-General discusses HIV surveillance, treatment funding in interview

Premium Times: Interview: Why U.S. is funding world’s largest HIV survey in Nigeria — NACA Boss Sani Aliyu is the Director-General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). In…

Reports of new HIV strain in the Philippines rejected

--Media reports of resistant HIV strain in the Philippines declared incorrect --UNAIDS and WHO say currently available regimens can deal with all strains --Philippine expert says AE strain prevalent in…

Intervention packages to reduce the impact of HIV and HCV among PWID in EECA

Harm reduction, screening and treatment would save money and lives in Eastern European, Central Asian countries where injecting drug use drives rising rates of HIV, HCV Increasing access to sterile…

Checking HIV data at every step

No disease has the same level of timely and accurate data collection, analysis and distribution as HIV. With credible and up-to-date data, countries and the international community can plan effective…

CROI 2018: South Africa: women may have higher rates of HIV than men because fewer men are on treatment

South African researchers presenting a study at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018) have suggested that the reason the extremely high rates of HIV infection in…

Statement of UNAIDS on news reports of a new HIV strain in the Philippines

UNAIDS is concerned that media reports which make reference to HIV research in the Philippines are being interpreted as saying that there is a new and untreatable strain of the…

Call for Europe’s commitment to increase investment to end TB

4% annual decrease too slow to end TB by 2030 A new report published today (March 19) by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO…

61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Statement by UNAIDS on the occasion of the 61st Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna, 15 March 2018 Madam President, excellencies, civil society partners and colleagues, thank you for…

Improving data on key populations

UNAIDS has relaunched its Key Populations Atlas. The online tool that provides a range of information about members of key populations worldwide—sex workers, gay men and other men who have…

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