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AIDS 2018: Studies raise concerns about policies seeking to “end demand” for sex work

Analysis of laws in Canada and France 26 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – Research suggests that “end demand” laws are reducing demand for HIV services, according to panellists sharing the…

AIDS 2018: NAM reports, 26 July

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) is being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 23 to 27 July 2018. NAM reports: Progress against HIV in young people lags behind…

Canada makes some progress on HIV but much work lies ahead

-- New HIV estimates were released by the Public Health Agency of Canada. -- 63% of Canadians living with HIV have achieved an undetectable viral load. -- Canada exceeds some…

AIDS 2018: Multi-disease health fairs, universal “test and treat” help East African communities achieve HIV benchmarks

PEPFAR- and NIH-supported study results support patient-centered approach to care delivery. People living with HIV in rural East African communities that hosted annual community health campaigns initiated antiretroviral therapy (ART)…

AIDS 2018: Dolutegravir-based ART recommended for all – if reliable contraception is available

Safety concern over dolutegravir use in early pregnancy highlights limited contraception choices for many women living with HIV The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new antiretroviral treatment guidelines recommending…

AIDS 2018: Global partners pledge over $1.2 billion to launch the MenStar Coalition

Sir Elton John and the Duke of Sussex announce new global coalition focused on expanding diagnosis and treatment of HIV in men. Amsterdam, The Netherlands (July 24, 2018) – Today, a diverse…

MSF at AIDS 2018: press releases, updates, publications

Press releases/Updates   Pfizer and GSK’s HIV/AIDS division, ViiV, prevents children with HIV from getting needed medicine As the annual global HIV/AIDS conference gets underway in Amsterdam, Médecins Sans Frontières…

AIDS 2018: UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa on progress towards the 2020 targets

Results from population-based HIV impact surveys provide insight into where investments are needed AMSTERDAM/GENEVA, 22 July 2018—Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa have released new survey data on progress towards…

AIDS 2018: Catalysing zero discrimination in health-care settings in Thailand and Viet Nam

Stigma and discrimination in health-care settings is a major obstacle to ending AIDS. Widespread across the world, stigma and discrimination seriously reduces the quality of life of people who experience…

Viral suppression for HIV treatment success and prevention of sexual transmission of HIV

July 2018 – The World Health Organization (WHO) leads the health sector response to HIV as part of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. WHO works to increase access…

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