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Do the math, say UCLA researchers

The World Health Organization has proposed a new strategy for combating the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. It is a strategy that is seriously flawed, say UCLA researchers.

Published
16 September 2010
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
High genital HIV levels may persist in women who appear to achieve viral suppression with use of ART

HIV-positive women whose plasma HIV RNA viral loads drop to undetectable levels following initiation of ART still may have intermittent surges in the amount of virus in

Published
06 September 2010
By
Kelly Safreed-Harmon
HIV diagnoses fall as treatment expands in British Columbia

Canadian researchers have published a large cohort study indicating that higher uptake of antiretroviral therapy might reduce HIV transmission considerably in some populations. While there is widespread recognition that limiting

Published
27 August 2010
By
Kelly Safreed-Harmon
Microbicides and circumcision could achieve modest cuts in HIV infections in Africa

Three mathematical models presented at the Eighteenth International AIDS Conference in Vienna have found that circumcision and a microbicide, used separately or together, could produce modest reductions

Published
22 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
Indirect evidence that treatment is bringing down HIV transmission in Denmark

The HIV transmission rate amongst gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) in Denmark appears to be falling even though the number of

Published
21 July 2010
By
Gus Cairns
AFRICA: Six challenges to delivering treatment as prevention

Using HIV treatment to drastically reduce transmission of the virus is the big issue at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna; scientists and health workers are optimistic but recognize that scaling up treatment will not be easy, especially for poor countries.

Published
20 July 2010
From
Plus News
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
Expanding coverage of HIV therapy is highly cost-effective, and could prevent many new infections

Increasing the proportion of HIV-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapy could save the Canadian province of British Columbia US$900 million over 30 years - and

Published
08 July 2010
By
Michael Carter
HIV transmission risk during anal sex 18 times higher than during vaginal sex

The risk of HIV transmission during anal intercourse may be around 18 times greater than during vaginal intercourse, according to the results of a meta-analysis

Published
28 June 2010
By
Roger Pebody
Condom use increases after starting ART in Kenyan women's study

After starting antiretroviral therapy, HIV-positive female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya, increased contraceptive use by over 50% but the number of sex partners and frequency

Published
22 April 2010
By
Carole Leach-Lemens

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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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