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Ireland Diagnosed Record Number of H.I.V. Infections in 2018, Health Data Suggests

Ireland diagnosed a record high number of new H.I.V. infections in 2018, new health data suggests, a trend that contrasts with a general decline in infections across Europe, and that some Irish activists attribute to poor sex health education and insufficient access to preventive drugs.

Published
27 February 2019
From
The New York Times
To end the HIV epidemic, addressing poverty and inequities one of most important treatments

What we need most urgently today is a new generation of rigorously evaluated, cost-effective HIV interventions focused on the fundamental contextual factors for disease. These factors include access to adequate housing , access to quality health care and health insurance , access to child care , education, employment status, gender equality and income.

Published
16 February 2019
From
The Conversation
Eradicating HIV in Black Communities Requires Systemic Change

If left unacknowledged, persistent racial and gender disparities in HIV transmission and treatment will continue to thwart any effort to curtail the pandemic.

Published
16 February 2019
From
Rewire.News
HIV prevention cascades could highlight gaps in prevention programmes

A simple HIV prevention cascade could be a powerful tool for advocates, policy makers and funders, researchers argue in The Lancet HIV. It could help us

Published
14 February 2019
By
Roger Pebody
Greg Millett On What Black People Can Learn About HIV Outreach

The vice president and director of public policy at amfAR knows what needs to change in HIV education.

Published
07 February 2019
From
HIV Plus
It’s Time For Government To Get To Grips With The Nation’s Sexual Health

Ian Green of Terrence Higgins Trust: As demand for sexual health services rises by 13%, funding for public health has been continuously cut, with sexual health service budgets being cut by a quarter.

Published
06 February 2019
From
Huffington Post
Applause, with some raised eyebrows, to Trump’s pledge to end AIDS in the U.S. by 2030

When news leaked yesterday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address tonight would include a call for ramping up efforts to end the AIDS epidemic in the United States by 2030, many advocacy groups quickly weighed in with guffaws. But many HIV/AIDS researchers and even some leading advocates have a more measured, and even enthusiastic, reaction to the possibility that Trump wants to join an existing ambitious campaign and position his administration as a champion of a cause that he thus far has not embraced.

Published
06 February 2019
From
Science
Trump called for an end to HIV in the US by 2030. That’s totally realistic.

We asked five HIV and public health experts to weigh in on what Trump’s plan to end HIV in the US should include if the administration is serious about tackling the ongoing epidemic.

Published
06 February 2019
From
Vox
What is ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America’?

The President’s initiative will work to reduce new infections by 75 percent in the next five years and by 90 percent in the next ten years, averting more than 250,000 HIV infections in that span. Our efforts will focus on four key strategies that together can end the HIV epidemic in the U.S.: Diagnose, Treat, Protect, and Respond.

Published
06 February 2019
From
HIV.gov
Trump announces goal of ending HIV/AIDS epidemic by end of next decade

The president who fired his HIV/AIDS advisory council a year ago and has no one working in the Office of National AIDS Policy pivoted on Tuesday night, pledging to focus fresh money and knowledge to eradicate the epidemic.

Published
06 February 2019
From
Washington Post

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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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