No More Broken Promises: Challenges and Opportunities for Key Populations in Demanding More Transparency, Accountability, and Participation in the Global Response Against the HIV and AIDS Epidemic

Posted on December 11, 2017 at 9:34 am

Abstract The global fight against HIV/AIDS continues to pose challenges: infection rates are on the rise in many settings, stigma and discrimination remain rampant, and the global response is under increasing financial pressure. There is a high risk of losing ...

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The Blind spot is the new report released by UNAIDS

Posted on December 7, 2017 at 2:03 pm

UNAIDS has released a new report showing that men are less likely to take an HIV test, less likely to access antiretroviral therapy and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women. The Blind spot shows that globally less ...

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Four big insights into HIV / AIDS that provide hope of finding a vaccine

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 12:27 pm

HIV remains one of the continent’s most intractable health challenges. Tremendous progress is being made to understand the virus, the immune mechanisms that contribute to its control and for new antiretroviral drugs and vaccines to be developed to treat and ...

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Young Women Are Left Out Of HIV/AIDS Victories

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 1:45 pm

I was first diagnosed with HIV eight years ago, and only then did I notice that every year, the international community comes together to celebrate the progress they have made in fighting this virus. This progress is reported by the ...

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Engaging and empowering young women and adolescent girls to prevent the risks and mitigate the impact of HIV

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 9:26 am

Preventing HIV among adolescent girls and young women in sub Saharan Africa is critical if we are to end AIDS by 2030. We know that gender inequality increases HIV vulnerability of adolescent girls and young women and continues to be ...

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In Africa, a Glimpse of Hope for Beating H.I.V.

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 2:14 pm

A couple of years ago, European researchers began studying more than a thousand couples, gay and straight, in which one member had been infected with H.I.V. and the other hadn’t. These couples weren’t using condoms. But the infected partner was taking ...

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Key Takeaways Share-Net Road to AIDS 2018

Posted on September 12, 2017 at 11:21 am

On August 31st, Share-Net, together with Aidsfonds and AFEW International, organized the second preparatory meeting, ‘Road to AIDS 2018’, for the International AIDS Conference 2018. Interested Share-Net members and beyond came together to hear and discuss the preparations for this ...

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UNAIDS Data 2017

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 9:36 am

Accurate and credible data on the HIV epidemic are the cornerstone of the AIDS response. UNAIDS leads the world’s most extensive data collection on HIV epidemiology, programme coverage and finance and publishes the most authoritative and up-to-date information on the ...

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Together We Understand! A patient-driven approach to better understand HIV treatment

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 2:08 pm

The ‘Together We Understand’ Project was created to address a strong need that has been identified amongst Sub-Saharan African Migrants (SAM) affected by HIV to enhance the current communications around HIV and treatment. Through the creation of visual tools, the ...

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Getting on the Fast Track: Advocacy Priorities for the Global HIV & Human Rights Responses with Gay & Bisexual Men

Posted on July 21, 2017 at 7:09 am

The publication, “Getting on the Fast Track: Advocacy Priorities for the Global HIV & Human Rights Responses with Gay & Bisexual Men” carefully details next steps for coordinated action on reaching global targets in the HIV epidemic. The paper prioritizes four key issues: International ...

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