Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

Viral load news

Show

From To
Lack of understanding of treatment benefits may discourage women with HIV from having children – and could increase the risk of vertical transmission

Two papers presented at the eleventh International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection this week in Glasgow suggest that some women with HIV may not have

Published
16 November 2012
By
Gus Cairns
Only half of people on HIV treatment fit 'Swiss Statement' criteria for non-infectiousness in US study

A study of a sample of predominantly African-American people with HIV in the US has found that, in those taking antiretroviral therapy (ART), only 51% met the

Published
09 November 2012
By
Gus Cairns
Top court decision on HIV disclosure will be major issue in Ottawa attempted murder trial, lawyer says

Ambiguities in a landmark Supreme Court ruling that found HIV-positive people do not need to disclose their status if they have low viral loads and wear condoms will have a “direct impact” on the Ottawa jury trial of a man accused of trying to kill people by spreading the disease, says his lawyer.

Published
10 October 2012
From
Ottowa Citizen
PEPFAR Launches Labs For Life with Partners

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), led by the Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator in the U.S. Department of State, and Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), a leading global medical technology company, today announced Labs for Life, a new collaboration to help strengthen healthcare and laboratory systems in the developing world along with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Published
27 July 2012
From
US State Department
Population viral load decreases in 'test and treat' study in Uganda

Positive changes in population-level HIV viral load distribution have been found one year after the implementation of key components of an HIV 'test-and-treat' strategy in rural Uganda. Population

Published
25 July 2012
By
Lesley Odendal
UNITAID commits US$140 million to bring HIV diagnostic technologies to the ‘point of care’

“UNITAID has announced major investment for cutting-edge point-of-care diagnostic tools essential for better treatment, better detection of resistance, better quality of care in people living with HIV

Published
24 July 2012
By
Theo Smart
Second Edition of UNITAID Diagnostic Technology Landscape Report Published

The second edition of the UNITAID Diagnostic Technology Landscape is now available online. First published in June 2011, the report has proven a critical tool for those interested in understanding the pipeline for HIV point-of-care diagnostics, including global health institutions, health care providers, investors, and developers. The 2012 edition represents UNITAID’s continued effort to map the landscape of existing and pipeline products and provides updated information on progress in the development of these important technologies.

Published
26 June 2012
From
UNITAID
Active injecting drug users must be provided with adherence support when they start HIV therapy

Chances of achieving an undetectable viral load are equally poor for patients who inject heroin, cocaine, or a combination of these two drugs, Canadian researchers report in

Published
20 June 2012
By
Michael Carter
Big delays in switching to second-line ART in South Africa

Virologic rebound occurred in only one in six patients during the first 18 months of antiretroviral treatment at five major public hospitals in South Africa, according to an

Published
08 June 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
HIV infection is an independent risk factor for stroke

HIV infection is associated with an increased risk of stroke, US research published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes shows. The

Published
18 May 2012
By
Michael Carter

Filter by country

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
close

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.