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Tutu: Obama’s Broken AIDS Promise

"I am saddened by his decision to spend less than he promised to treat AIDS patients in Africa," says Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Published
21 July 2010
From
New York Times
Experts give low marks for AIDS prevention efforts

Only 10 percent of countries have HIV prevention programmes that are well matched to their national needs, the Global HIV Prevention Working Group reported on Tuesday at the Vienna AIDS Conference.

Published
20 July 2010
From
Reuters AlertNet
AIDS Top List of Global Health Concerns

A new international opinion poll shows AIDS tops the list of health concerns among people in countries in all regions of the world.

Published
18 July 2010
From
Voice of America
Global AIDS Fight Shifts Toward Prevention

The global fight against HIV and AIDS is moving into a new phase as the high cost of treating millions of people is forcing governments and donors to focus more aggressively on the difficult challenge of prevention.

Published
18 July 2010
From
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator Outlines Action Plan for Uganda

Eric Goosby, MD, head of the U.S. government Office for Global AIDS, posted a blog on July 13 that outlines his recent trip to Uganda and highlights actions underway to ensure that treatment scale-up continues in that African nation. The blog post and its outlined actions would appear to be a response to concerns raised [...]

Published
16 July 2010
From
Science Speaks HIV & TB News
Budget choices on AIDS funds threaten lives: MSF report

LONDON (Reuters) - Reduced funds from rich donor nations to treat HIV/AIDS in poorer nations will ultimately lead to more graves and higher care costs for people who get sick while they wait for drugs, a leading charity said on Thursday.

Published
16 July 2010
From
Reuters
South Africa: Motlanthe to Attend Intl Aids Conference

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will on Friday lead a high level government delegation to the International AIDS conference in Vienna, Austria.

Published
15 July 2010
From
AllAfrica
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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