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2nd Hep-C Community Summit: We are more than just patients

The European AIDS Treatment Group participates in the 2nd Hep-C Community Summit that takes place on the 18th of September in Lisbon. Organised by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network, the summit will…

Indonesia: tackling HIV in one of the world’s fastest-growing epidemics

A prospective study that recruited a significant proportion of people newly diagnosed with HIV in four locations in Indonesia and offered them immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) found that only 35%…

New program boosts use of HIV medications in injection-drug users

Study employed simple, repeatable program, researchers say A relatively simple effort to provide counseling and connect injection-drug users with resources could prove powerful against the spread of HIV in a…

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…

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