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Kaiser/UNAIDS analysis finds donor governments spent US$8 billion for HIV in 2018, similar to a decade ago

Donor government disbursements to combat HIV in low- and middle-income countries totaled US$8 billion in 2018, little changed from the US$8.1 billion total in 2017 and from the levels of a decade ago, finds a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Published
17 July 2019
From
UNAIDS press release
Is It Safe to Interrupt HIV Treatment During Cure Studies?

Previous research has shown that long interruptions are not safe—but what about shorter, more closely monitored gaps in treatment?

Published
17 July 2019
From
POZ
New Algorithms Could Help Providers ID PrEP Candidates

Electronic prompts for clinicians to recommend Truvada to people at risk for HIV could help increase PrEP’s impact.

Published
17 July 2019
From
Poz
HIV May Persist in the Brain Despite Antiretroviral Treatment

After almost a decade on antiretroviral therapy, half of study participants still had HIV in immune cells in their brain and spinal fluid.

Published
17 July 2019
From
Poz
UNAIDS calls for greater urgency as global gains slow and countries show mixed results towards 2020 HIV targets

The pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections, increasing access to treatment and ending AIDS-related deaths is slowing down according to a new report released today by UNAIDS. 

Published
17 July 2019
From
UNAIDS press release
‘A national crisis’: Drug-related deaths in Scotland at highest ever level

Almost 1,200 people in Scotland suffered a drug-related death last year, the highest number ever recorded, official statisitcs have revealed.

Published
17 July 2019
From
The Scotsman
HIV Vaccine Trials on Gay, Bi Men to Begin in U.S., Europe

Around 3800 men who have sex with men will be part of Johnson & Johnson's historic vaccine trial.

Published
15 July 2019
From
Advocate.com
He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization

Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galvanizing force to overhaul laws.

Published
15 July 2019
From
The New York Times
Adults with HIV who have compassionate care providers start and remain in treatment longer

Researchers find patients who perceive their primary care providers as lacking empathy and not willing to include them in decision making are at risk for abandoning treatment or not seeking treatment at all.

Published
15 July 2019
From
ScienceDaily
Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates

A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated.

Published
15 July 2019
From
Deutsche Welle

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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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