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Spanish steps

Caspar Thomson
Published: 21 July 2011
Juanse Hernández and Xavier Franquet of Grupo de Trabajo sobre Tratamientos del VIH (gTt), Barcelona. Image by Caspar Thomson (

The NAM team works hard at these conferences to bring you all the important news. Conference sessions begin at 8.55am and typically end at 6.00pm. Then there are the satellite meetings, which can extend the day from 7.00am until 8.30pm.;

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We have the tools – now we need the money

Caspar Thomson
Published: 20 July 2011
Women's Prevention Revolution demonstration. Photo©IAS/Steve Forrest/Workers' Photo

Rome is packed with tourists at this time of year. In a city littered with so many spectacular ruins and imposing monuments, you hear loud exclamations all around you.;

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Colore locale

Caspar Thomson
Published: 19 July 2011
Filippo Von Schloesser ©IAS/Marcus Rose/Worker's Photos

One of the pleasures of attending these major international conferences is the opportunity to catch up with colleagues working in similar organisations in other countries and to learn more about how HIV has affected the host nation. It is easy to become immersed in the UK’s response so it can be very illuminating, not to say inspiring, to hear how community leaders and governments elsewhere are tackling the disease.;

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The news, like Rome, is hot…

Caspar Thomson
Published: 18 July 2011

Two things stand out from the IAS 2011 conference programme. The first is that, overwhelmingly, the most exciting news from Rome will be about prevention.;

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Divya and Raj's 10K for NAM

Published: 12 July 2011
Photo by Ian Usher (Creative Commons/via Flickr).

Last Sunday Divya and Raj were two of the 25,000 people that ran the British 10K London Run. They trained hard, worked hard and carb-loaded hard, all to raise funds for NAM and the vital work we do. We are so grateful to them for putting themselves through the pain to support NAM, and were delighted that Raj kept us up to date with emails about how they were getting. Below is Raj's account of the experience. "She made me do it...";

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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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