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  • Sexual transmission of typhoid fever amongst US gay men reported

    Michael Carter | 27 June 2003

    Typhoid fever was sexually transmitted to seven gay men, some of whom were HIV-positive in the United States in summer 2000, according to a report in the July 1st edition ...

  • Do we really need to match subtypes and vaccines?

    Julian Meldrum | 07 July 2002

    At a vaccines satellite meeting organised by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in Barcelona before the International Conference on AIDS, there were strong calls for a rethink on whether clinical ...

  • VaxGen trials continue

    Julian Meldrum | 30 October 2001

    As predicted by aidsmap last month, the two AIDSVAX efficacy trials will continue as planned after the first interim analysis of data from one of the trials. (See VaxGen trials ...

  • VaxGen trials likely to go to full term

    Julian Meldrum | 08 September 2001

    Dr Donald Francis, Chief Executive of VaxGen, said at the AIDS Vaccine 2001 conference in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon that he expected the clinical trial of his company’s AIDSVAX B/B ...

  • Pharma companies agree further price cuts as generics challenge

    Michael Carter | 06 September 2001

    Two major drug companies have agreed price cuts which will see cheaper HIV treatments available in Brazil and the Caribbean. Under pressure from the Brazilian government, Swiss based Hoffman-La Roche, ...

  • Some water based lubricants stop HIV

    Anon | 05 March 2001

    Widely used nonspermicidal lubricants may have previously unsuspected anti-HIV effects, according to research presented at HIV DART 2000: Frontiers in Drug Development for Antiretroviral Therapies, held in Isla Verde, Puerto ...

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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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