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20 November 2017
New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDSRemarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS has launched a new report showing that access to treatment has risen...
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30 October 2017
New Resource: PEPFAR's HIV Prevention 2020 Road Map: Accelerating HIV Prevention to Reduce New Infections by 75% PEPFAR's Road Map was prepared through a consultative process that brought together more than 40 countries and organizations,...
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24 October 2017
New technologies have the potential to dramatically alter the course of the HIV epidemic, by providing creative solutions to age-old problems. While we have the knowledge to prevent and treat HIV – we fall short in getting people aware of their...
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18 October 2017
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington is releasing new findings related to the Sustainable Development Goals in a scientific paper, a data visualization tool, and a report produced in collaboration...
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17 October 2017
Everyone has heard of the different ways that HIV can spread: unprotected sex, sharing needles and childbirth to name a few. But, there is another dangerous perpetrator of HIV that is less obvious: violence against women.Violence against women is a...
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10 October 2017
More than one in five adults in Swaziland are HIV-positive, according to the most recent data, and the rates are highest among women. Despite these dangers, young people – and young women in particular – often lack the information and services...
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10 October 2017
As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention 2020 road map was launched at...
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3 October 2017
New report from UNAIDS gives evidence and highlights best practices on confronting stigma and discrimination to ensure access to health servicesUNAIDS has released a new report showing how stigma and discrimination is creating barriers to accessing...
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1 October 2017
With over 260,000 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) recorded in Malawi in 2016; the Ministry of Health on Friday launched a new National Condom Strategy and a revised Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Management Guidelines.The new National...
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21 September 2017
Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per patient a year....
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19 September 2017
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. These results add to prior PEPFAR-supported Population-based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIAs)...
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15 September 2017
Only a handful of countries are on course to achieve the World Health Organization (WHO) target of eliminating hepatitis C virus (HCV) as a major public health concern by 2030, according to a study published in the Journal of Virus Eradication...
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13 September 2017
Women should be offered the choice to avoid treatment with tenofovir and emtricitabine during pregnancy owing to a higher risk of stillbirth and early infant death associated with these drugs, according to new recommendations published this week in...
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1 September 2017
Two presentations at the recent International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) in Paris told delegates that both trial results and analysis of drug levels supported the idea that intermittent, “on demand” pre-exposure...
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29 August 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS have released a joint statement on HIV testing services that reinforces two key principles that ensure a human rights-based and public health approach to HIV testing.The statement says that...
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28 August 2017
SA HIV Clinicians Society Updates Guidelines for Adult Antiretroviral TherapySince the release of the previous guidelines published in the Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine in 2014 and a subsequent update in 2015 explaining when to...
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8 August 2017
A portion of pregnant women with HIV who previously had viral suppression and were receiving combination antiretroviral therapy experienced viral load rebound close to delivery, a small retrospective cohort study found.While only 6% of women...
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26 July 2017
It’s been an extraordinary week for HIV science. An extraordinary week for the HIV response. As 6,000 researchers, advocates, policy makers, funders and community leaders begin their journeys home from the 9th International AIDS Society...
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26 July 2017
Adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 24 account for 23% of all new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Females are much more vulnerable to HIV than their male peers. Whereas 0.7% of adolescent boys aged 15 to 19 have HIV in South Africa,...
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24 July 2017
Swaziland nearly halved its new HIV infection rate and doubled the rate of viral load suppressionNew findings from Swaziland, supported by the Swazi Ministry of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the...
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20 July 2017
WHO alerts countries to the increasing trend of resistance to HIV drugs detailed in a report based on national surveys conducted in several countries. The Organization warns that this growing threat could undermine global progress in treating and...
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19 July 2017
In Kenya, nearly 19 percent of the population is 15 to 24 years of age, and the unemployment rate for this age group is more than 22 percent. FHI 360’s APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde project responded to this situation by helping...
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10 July 2017
As the HIV/AIDS epidemic approaches its fourth decade, each year brings promising news of pioneering research to alleviate the scourge. Add City College of New York scientists to the list with a rapid method to access new molecules that could...
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26 June 2017
A randomized trial of clinical outcomes for patients with drug-resistant tuberculous meningitis underscores that new diagnostic tools and treatments for the disease are critically needed, authors of a report in the July Clinical...