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  • "Moral failure" of leading nations attacked by UN representative

    Julian Meldrum | 13 December 2001

    Stephen Lewis, the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, on HIV/AIDS in Africa, delivered a blistering address to the closing ceremony of the 12th ICASA in Burkina ...

  • Tipranavir development plans announced

    Keith Alcorn | 19 November 2001

    Boehringer-Ingelheim has announced further development plans for its protease inhibitor, tipranavir. Speaking at NAM’s symposium on Emerging Therapies for HIV Infection last Friday at the Royal College of Physicians in London, Dr ...

  • Dual therapy inadequate for resource poor countries

    Megan Nicholson | 09 October 2001

    at the Sixth International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (6-10th October), Melbourne, Australia. The urgent need for triple combination antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in developing countries was ...

  • US votes to approve tenofovir

    Keith Alcorn | 04 October 2001

    The Food and Drug Administration’s Antiviral Advisory Committee has voted unanimously to approve the licensing of tenofovir in treatment-experienced individuals, but split nine to seven against approving the drug for ...

  • 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 ...

  • 10,000 people in UK don't know they are HIV-positive

    Keith Alcorn | 05 March 2001

    The 1998 report of the Unlinked Anonymous Surveys Group, published today, shows that one-third of adults with HIV in the UK are unaware of their infection. The survey also found: ...

  • UK heterosexual HIV diagnoses overtake gay men for first time

    Anon | 05 March 2001

    New HIV diagnoses amongst people presumed exposed to HIV through sex between men and women outnumbered those amongst gay men during the first quarter of 1999, said the Communicable Disease ...

  • 1998 revision to the British HIV Association guidelines for antiretroviral treatment of HIV seropositive individuals

    Anon | 05 March 2001

    Introductionhref="#Debates" target="_self">Debates about HIV managementhref="#When" target="_self">When to start treatmenthref="#What" target="_self">What to start treatment withhref="#How" target="_self">How to monitor treatmenthref="#Initiating" target="_self">Initiating antiretroviral therapyhref="#References" target="_self">References Introduction When the British HIV Association guidelines on the treatment ...

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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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