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Bill Gates maps the way to more effective HIV prevention

The world lacks the means to treat its way out of HIV, Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates told the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in

Published
21 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
HIV infections soar amongst Eastern European 'street youth'

As many as 40% of young people living on the streets in some areas of Eastern Europe are infected with HIV, according to doctors, activists

Published
20 July 2010
By
Mara Kardas-Nelson
Clinton: it's the 'end of the beginning' of the AIDS epidemic

AIDS is no longer an emergency to be met with a “make-it-up-as-you-go” response, ex-US President Bill Clinton told the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in Vienna today.  It

Published
19 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
Providing prevention for men who have sex with men could significantly reduce HIV infections in many countries

A mathematical model developed by the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University shows that developing effective ‘combination prevention’ programmes for men who have sex

Published
19 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
New website: What works for women and girls: evidence for HIV/AIDS interventions

A comprehensive review of successful HIV programming for women and girls spanning 2,000 articles and reports with data from more than 90 countries. Published by OSI's Public Health Program, this valuable resource contains—in one centralized, searchable location—the evidence of successful gender-specific programming from global programs and studies, with a focus on the Global South. 

Published
17 July 2010
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Eastern European Countries Show Increasing New HIV Infections While Some Harm Reduction Programmes Are Decreasing

Eastern Europe and Central Asia is the only region where HIV incidence clearly remains on the rise. Early indications are that the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in 2009 has increased since 2008. Russian Federation has reported an 8% increase in reported cases, Georgia a 10% increase and Belarus a 22% increase...

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16 July 2010
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UNAIDS calls for radical simplification of treatment to support HIV prevention

UNAIDS today called for a radically simplified approach to antiretroviral therapy in order to maximise the prevention benefits of HIV treatment, labelling the approach `Treatment

Published
13 July 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
Popular opinion leaders add no benefit to intensive HIV prevention

HIV prevention using ‘popular opinion leaders’ is no more effective at reducing risky sexual behaviour and the incidence of sexually transmitted infections than prevention consisting

Published
07 April 2010
By
Michael Carter
Having older sexual partners increases HIV risk for younger gay men

Sex with older partners is associated with a significantly increased risk of HIV infection for younger gay men, and other men who have sex with

Published
06 April 2010
By
Michael Carter
Recently diagnosed and younger HIV-positive gay men taking more sex risks in Boston study

A study from a community HIV clinic in Boston, Massachusetts, that treats gay men has found that sexual behaviour that increases the risk of HIV

Published
01 April 2010
By
Gus Cairns

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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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