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What the New CDC Numbers on HIV/AIDS in African Americans Really Mean

It is the job of the CDC, as our national disease-surveillance organization, to get our attention. The problem, though, is that statistics like one in 22 can be misleading and counterproductive.

10 December 2010
The Root
Wikileaks: Ugandan 'complacency' on HIV

"We recognize and commend President Museveni's previous commitment to combating the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, infection rates are once again rising. Uganda urgently needs to renew its effort to fight HIV/AIDS and simultaneously address the nation's runaway population growth."

08 December 2010
The Guardian
AFA Leader: Gays Should Pay for AIDS Research 

Bryan Fischer, the director of issues analysis for the conservative American Family Association, says he thinks gays should have to start footing the bill for AIDS research because “homosexual sex and injection drug use” cause the disease.

06 December 2010
The Advocate
Chinese HIV prevention with drug users undermined by police

Chinese police and security forces are driving injecting drug users away from prevention services, undermining the country’s efforts to contain a growing epidemic among China’s

11 December 2008
Keith Alcorn
Major prevention success for sex workers and men who have sex with men in India

A comprehensive HIV prevention programme targeted at female sex workers and men who have sex with men in India has had a major impact on

06 August 2008
Roger Pebody
Activists arrested during attempt to highlight Uganda's neglect of HIV prevention for men who have sex with men

Three gay, lesbian and transgender individuals have been arrested in Uganda after peacefully protesting about an announcement from the Ugandan AIDS Commission that no resources

06 June 2008
Michael Carter
Main article: Integrating HIV prevention and treatment

Early thinking on how HIV treatment and prevention can be integrated in low and middle-income settings.

06 July 2004
HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Bush administration censoring information on condoms because of ideology claim activists

Against a background of 45,000 new HIV infections in 2002, US AIDS activists have raised concern that information about condoms and reproductive health is being

27 November 2002
Michael Carter
HIV scare shuts down L.A. porn filming

An adult film performer has tested HIV positive, prompting a temporary shutdown Monday of adult film productions across Los Angeles until further testing can confirm the results, an industry trade group said.

01 January 1970
Los Angeles Times

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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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