The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) was held in Seattle, USA from 4 to 7 March 2019.

Conference highlights

The search for a cure

London patient in long-term HIV remission after stem cell transplant.

Achieving the 90-90-90 target

HIV infections lowered by 30% in universal testing and treatment study.

Long-acting HIV treatment

Long-acting injectable treatment maintains viral suppression.


55% drop in HIV incidence in gay men in England in just two years.

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C drops among HIV-positive London gay men after direct-acting antiviral scale-up.

Child development issues

Neural tube defects and integrase inhibitors: still waiting for stronger evidence.


One in six South Africans drug resistant before starting HIV treatment.

Health monitoring

Are CD4 counts still useful in the 'treat all' era?

aidsmap news from CROI 2019

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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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