The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2016) took place in Boston, USA from 22-25 February 2016.

Conference highlights


Almost-certain case of PrEP failure due to drug resistance reported at CROI 2016.

Conference bulletins

Conference bulletins, available in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Achieving the 90-90-90 target

Botswana close to reaching the 90-90-90 testing and treatment targets.

Transgender people

Trans people are at high risk for HIV, but too little is known about prevention and treatment.

HIV prevention

Vaginal rings containing an anti-HIV drug are moderately effective in preventing HIV.

HIV epidemiology

The lifetime risk of being diagnosed with HIV in the US has decreased but varies widely among population.


Tenofovir treatment raises the risk of broken bones.


People with HIV considerably overestimate their chance of infecting someone.

New HIV treatment

Combination of long-acting injectable anti-HIV drugs work well as HIV maintenance therapy.

aidsmap news from CROI 2016

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NAM's coverage of CROI 2016 has been made possible thanks to support from Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare.

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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