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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,…

If in Durban – Join us in the European Networking Zone

The AIDS2016 Conference is held in Durban, South Africa from 18 to 22 July 2016. EATG is not only there with almost 30 members, but also hosts the European Networking…

Despite medical advances, HIV epidemic continues for gay men across the globe

Lack of access to preventive medicine, discriminatory laws in many counties contribute to disproportionately high HIV burden Across countries and income levels, gay men continue to see disproportionately high rates…

Despite epidemic, Russia cracks down on HIV activists

MOSCOW: Despite a rising HIV epidemic in Russia, officials appear to be clamping down on the few organisations trying to fight the spread of the virus. In recent weeks, authorities…

Viral hepatitis kills as many as malaria, TB or HIV/AIDS, finds study

Viral hepatitis has become a leading cause of death and disability across the globe - killing as many people annually as TB, malaria or HIV/AIDS. This is the finding of…

Take the ECDC Digital Toolkit Survey

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, with assistance from Terrence Higgins Trust and Soa Aids Nederland, is developing a toolkit for effective use of key digital platforms for…

UNODC launches World drug report 2016

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched its annual World drug report, which shows that the number of people worldwide described as dependent on drugs increased…

15% of gay men in the U.S. living with HIV, estimate researchers

Researchers at Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control recently released a report estimating the prevalence of HIV infections among men who have sex with men in the U.S.…

Women and HIV – The next frontier for EATG

According to statistics, more than 50% of PLHIV around the world are women. Official data on EU level show that women represent up to one third of new diagnoses of…

Scientists map the global spread of HIV – through the Western world and beyond – for the first time

For the first time, an international team of scientists from the European Society for Translational Antiviral Research (ESAR: esar-society.eu) has mapped the spread of the HIV around the globe after…