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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…

Glasgow’s major HIV outbreak amongst people who inject drugs shows no sign of slowing

In 2015, an HIV outbreak was detected amongst people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in Glasgow. Three years on the outbreak has still not been controlled, and over 100 PWIDs in…

Voicing community interests in the Global Fund

A guideline for the involvement of people living with HIV in Global Fund’s Country Coordination Mechanism The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) in collaboration with the Asia Pacific…

Bringing HIV services closer to people in Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Absamov Mannap Kamilovich works as a peer consultant in a primary health-care clinic in the city of Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan. Mr Absamov injected drugs for more than 20 years,…

‘Opt-out’ testing for HIV and hep C is seen as coercive by many prisoners

A new study among people entering prison in the USA suggests ‘opt-out’ testing approaches for HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) may need reconsideration. New research into prisoner perspectives on…

EATG launches a report on access to HCV-related services in prison settings in Europe

Today, the European AIDS Treatment Group launches a report along with recommendations on access to HCV-related services in prison settings in Europe. At the same time, a pilot Spring European…