AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: UNAIDS, Targets and Civil Society - October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET
via AVAC

Whether or not you were able to attend AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, you probably have questions about what happened - and what it all meant. As part of our Research & Reality series, AVAC has organized a webinar series focused on issues raised at AIDS 2014 that will give you a chance to ask these questions...

AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: Data and Uncertainty - October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET
via AVAC

Whether or not you were able to attend AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, you probably have questions about what happened - and what it all meant. As part of our Research & Reality series, AVAC has organized a webinar series focused on issues raised at AIDS 2014 that will give you a chance to ask these questions...

AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: State of the Art HIV Cure - September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET

via AVAC

Have you registered yet? Don't miss the latest on cure research and HIV eradication on AVAC's upcoming webinar - State of the Art HIV Cure: Where are we now and where are we going?. The webinar features one of the leaders in the field and AIDS 2014 plenary speaker, Jintanat Ananworanich, from the US Military HIV Research Program and Thai Red...

Preventing HIV: the decriminalisation of sex work

August 11, 2014 - openDemocracy.

A new bill, together with moves by some police departments in American cities to end the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution, has given hope to activists fighting to reduce the spread of HIV, secure human rights for sex workers, and to decriminalize sex work.

by Aziza Ahmed and J.M. Kirby

At the recent International AIDS Conference, The Lancet...

NIH's Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Final Thoughts from AIDS 2014

July 25, 2014 - AIDS.gov

by Miguel Gomez

As the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) drew to a close in Melbourne, Australia, we asked Dr. Carl Dieffenbach from NIH/NIAID to provide a summary of conference highlights.

Dr. Dieffenbach recognized the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, a loss deeply felt by those in the worldwide HIV community. Continue reading...

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Women with HIV fight crushing injustice of forcible sterilisation

South African delegate to Aids 2104 conference tells of bitterness at forced procedure and struggle for rights

July 25, 2014 - The Guardian

by Melissa Davey

When Sthembiso Mthembu was just 22, she was forcibly sterilised.

The South African human rights activist, now 39, had gone to hospital extremely unwell. Doctors diagnosed her with a cervical cyst needing immediate surgery. But they refused to operate unless she...

The Return of the Female Condom

July 24, 2014 - Black AIDS Daily.

by Kali Villarosa

Whatever happened to the female condom?

Introduced to the United States in 1993, many public health experts believed this product a "game changer" in contraceptive options, the new alternative to male condom use. Like a male condom, the female condom protects women from sexually transmitted infections, and the small polyurethane pouch, inserted in the vagina prior to sexual activity, gives...

Women who use drugs: resistance and resilience in the face of HIV

July 24, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Silvia Petretti

One of the key themes of this year's International AIDS conference is the centrality of involving key populations in the response to HIV, and to address many of the challenges they face, especially at a legal and policy level. The World Health Organisation defines key populations as 'men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs and...

WRI member, Dr. Gina Brown from NIH's Office of AIDS Research, Reflects on HIV Among Women and Girls at AIDS 2014

NIH's Dr. Gina Brown Reflects on HIV Among Women and Girls - Highlights from AIDS 2014

July 24, 2014 - AIDS.gov.

by Miguel Gomez

Addressing HIV/AIDS among women and girls was a key focus area of many sessions at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia. Presenters covered such important topics as HIV prevention interventions for women and girls, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and enhancing HIV...

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AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: UNAIDS, Targets and Civil Society - October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET
via AVAC

Whether or not you were able to attend AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, you probably have questions about what happened - and what it all meant. As part of our Research & Reality series, AVAC has organized a webinar series focused on issues raised at AIDS 2014 that will give you a chance to ask these questions...

AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: Data and Uncertainty - October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET
via AVAC

Whether or not you were able to attend AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, you probably have questions about what happened - and what it all meant. As part of our Research & Reality series, AVAC has organized a webinar series focused on issues raised at AIDS 2014 that will give you a chance to ask these questions...

AIDS 2014 Webinar Series: State of the Art HIV Cure - September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00am ET

via AVAC

Have you registered yet? Don't miss the latest on cure research and HIV eradication on AVAC's upcoming webinar - State of the Art HIV Cure: Where are we now and where are we going?. The webinar features one of the leaders in the field and AIDS 2014 plenary speaker, Jintanat Ananworanich, from the US Military HIV Research Program and Thai Red...

Preventing HIV: the decriminalisation of sex work

August 11, 2014 - openDemocracy.

A new bill, together with moves by some police departments in American cities to end the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution, has given hope to activists fighting to reduce the spread of HIV, secure human rights for sex workers, and to decriminalize sex work.

by Aziza Ahmed and J.M. Kirby

At the recent International AIDS Conference, The Lancet...

NIH's Dr. Carl Dieffenbach Shares Final Thoughts from AIDS 2014

July 25, 2014 - AIDS.gov

by Miguel Gomez

As the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) drew to a close in Melbourne, Australia, we asked Dr. Carl Dieffenbach from NIH/NIAID to provide a summary of conference highlights.

Dr. Dieffenbach recognized the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, a loss deeply felt by those in the worldwide HIV community. Continue reading...

...

Women with HIV fight crushing injustice of forcible sterilisation

South African delegate to Aids 2104 conference tells of bitterness at forced procedure and struggle for rights

July 25, 2014 - The Guardian

by Melissa Davey

When Sthembiso Mthembu was just 22, she was forcibly sterilised.

The South African human rights activist, now 39, had gone to hospital extremely unwell. Doctors diagnosed her with a cervical cyst needing immediate surgery. But they refused to operate unless she...

The Return of the Female Condom

July 24, 2014 - Black AIDS Daily.

by Kali Villarosa

Whatever happened to the female condom?

Introduced to the United States in 1993, many public health experts believed this product a "game changer" in contraceptive options, the new alternative to male condom use. Like a male condom, the female condom protects women from sexually transmitted infections, and the small polyurethane pouch, inserted in the vagina prior to sexual activity, gives...

Women who use drugs: resistance and resilience in the face of HIV

July 24, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Silvia Petretti

One of the key themes of this year's International AIDS conference is the centrality of involving key populations in the response to HIV, and to address many of the challenges they face, especially at a legal and policy level. The World Health Organisation defines key populations as 'men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs and...

WRI member, Dr. Gina Brown from NIH's Office of AIDS Research, Reflects on HIV Among Women and Girls at AIDS 2014

NIH's Dr. Gina Brown Reflects on HIV Among Women and Girls - Highlights from AIDS 2014

July 24, 2014 - AIDS.gov.

by Miguel Gomez

Addressing HIV/AIDS among women and girls was a key focus area of many sessions at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia. Presenters covered such important topics as HIV prevention interventions for women and girls, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission, and enhancing HIV...

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