TB/HIV at the International AIDS Society conference 2018 in Amsterdam

Posted on July 31, 2018 at 9:30 am

Report back from KNCV TB and hepatitis were frequently mentioned in sessions dealing with co-morbidity/mortality of PLHIV and in treatment and care sessions. In summary: TB/HIV prevention and care has shown much improvement in terms of policy and practice over ...

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SEARCH community cluster randomized study of HIV “test and treat” using multi- disease approach and streamlined care in rural Uganda and Kenya

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 4:48 pm

SEARCH aims to use HIV testing and treatment to eliminate HIV and to build community health. SEARCH (Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health) is about using treatment to stop the spread of HIV and building community health. Our research and programs aim to guide a ...

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Session Summaries from AIDS2018 on News and Highlights

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 4:43 pm

Building bridges from scientific innovation to implementation SESSION SUMMARY The plenary delivered by Pedro Cahn in this session was a compelling review of the integrase inhibitor (InSTI) class of drugs, emphasizing why this class is increasingly the preferred class of ...

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Session Summaries from AIDS 2018 on Key Population

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 4:31 pm

#PassTheMic: Meaningful youth participation in the fight against HIV Author: Resty Nalwanga Session Summary What is meant by meaningful youth participation (Challenges faced by young people in accessing HIV & SRHR services) Sharing experience from Amsterdam youth force to break ...

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PEPFAR’s Commitment to Key Populations Remains Strong

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:42 pm

In the next 12 months, PEPFAR intends to spend over $360 million dollars to support key populations. The Challenge We will only control and ultimately end the HIV/AIDS epidemic if we address the underlying issues that prevent people from accessing ...

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Official press releases 20 of the world’s leading researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalization laws

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm

25 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – The “Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law” and an accompanying editorial were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) today. Concerned that HIV criminalization laws are partly driven by ...

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Advancing global health and strengthening the HIV response in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals: the International AIDS Society—Lancet Commission

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 2:17 pm

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) have marked a new era in global development-to strive towards a healthier, fairer, and safer world by 2030. Improving the health and well-being of the world’s people is at the core of the SDGs and ...

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Optimizing the impact of key population programming across the HIV cascade

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 1:54 pm

By Rose Wilcher The USAID– and PEPFAR-supported LINKAGES project is excited to announce the arrival of a new supplement in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS)titled Optimizing the Impact of Key Population Programming Across the HIV Cascade. A collaboration among LINKAGES, USAID, CDC, amfAR, and JIAS, this supplement contributes new ...

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Session Summaries from AIDS 2018 on Funding and Financing

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Meeting the challenge: Community financing for a sustained response, a Session Summary Session Summary As donor funding flat lines increased domestic funding is vital for the sustainable HIV response. In addition community mobilization and KP-led health services may ensure none ...

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Nam Aidsmap

Posted on July 30, 2018 at 10:39 am

NAM works to change lives by sharing information about HIV and AIDS. We believe that, wherever you are in the world, having independent, clear and accurate information is vital in the fight against HIV and AIDS. It enables individuals and ...

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