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Scientists say genetically modified rice can prevent HIV

Researchers say a new genetically modified rice can prevent infections of HIV, the virus responsible for the disease AIDS. The researchers recently published their findings in a study in the journal Proceedings of the National…

AIDS 2018: A condom crisis at the centre of the HIV prevention crisis

HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies continue to pose a high health burden for millions of people, specially for young women and key populations, according to participants…

AIDS 2018: NAM reports

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 23 to 27 July 2018. NAM reports: HIV elimination in gay men: what is working? Digital…

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…

IAS-USA releases 2018 guidelines for HIV treatment and prevention

The International Antiviral Society-USA Panel (IAS-USA) has issued new guidelines on the prevention and treatment of HIV infection in adults, in an update to previous guidelines that had been released…

At AIDS 2018, UNAIDS calls for bold leadership to tackle the prevention crisis

UNAIDS warns that countries urgently need to take proven, tailored, evidence-informed primary HIV prevention programmes to scale in addition to increasing access to treatment. AMSTERDAM/GENEVA, 24 July 2018—UNAIDS is urging…

AIDS 2018: Global HIV Prevention Coalition implements the HIV Prevention 2020 Road Map

On 23 July, the Global HIV Prevention Coalition brought together HIV prevention leaders in Amsterdam, Netherlands, to discuss the urgency of scaling up HIV prevention services. They shared the progress…

The Lancet HIV: Harm reduction programs for HIV prevention in Russia

The Lancet HIV: Potential impact of implementing and scaling up harm reduction and antiretroviral therapy on HIV prevalence and mortality and overdose deaths among people who inject drugs in two…

2018 TAG Pipeline Report

Treatment Action Group (TAG) released the 2018 Pipeline Report - TAG’s annual review of therapeutics, diagnostics, vaccines, and preventive technologies in development for HIV, HCV, and TB, along with immune-based…

UNAIDS Explainer: Undetectable = Untransmittable

Undetectable = untransmittable is the message of a new UNAIDS Explainer. With 20 years of evidence demonstrating that HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV, the…

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