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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…

AIDS 2018: The global HIV response is neglecting people who use drugs

Excluded by their families, stigmatized in public, and shamed at health clinics: These were everyday experiences for the men and women I encountered in my work on HIV in Nepal.…

AIDS 2018: Elton John AIDS Foundation and PEPFAR reaffirm commitments to HIV support for key populations

New results from LGBT Fund show important progress as part of a broader key populations efforts 24 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – At the 2018 International AIDS Conference, the Elton John AIDS…

AIDS 2018: Bad laws and discrimination undermining AIDS response

AMSTERDAM, July 22 – Discrimination against vulnerable and marginalized communities is seriously hampering the global effort to tackle the HIV epidemic according to a groundbreaking new report by the Global Commission on…

UNAIDS Explainer: The youth bulge

The youth bulge is not new. Younger generations have almost always been larger than the previous generation. However, before the twentieth century, high child mortality meant that a large proportion…

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…

Preventing blood-borne viruses in prison settings: ECDC and EMCDDA Guidance

People in prison experience a higher burden of communicable diseases such as hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV often linked to a history of injecting drug use. In…

Enhanced immigration enforcement in US could worsen HIV epidemic

Since the 2016 United States elections, immigrants from Latin America with HIV have become more anxious about the possibility of being deported to their home countries and losing access to…

Join and support #ChaseTheVirusNotPeople

At the end of the second decade of the XXI century, Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) is the region with the fastest growing rates of HIV epidemic and deaths…

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