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Couples counselling can improve effectiveness of HIV treatment as prevention

July 23, 2014 - aidsmap.com.

Research conducted in Zambia has found that couples voluntary counselling and testing (CVCT) can reduce HIV incidence rates within relationships.

CVCT involves couples being counselled together when considering an HIV test, testing together, and having post-test counselling together.

Approximately 150,000 couples have received CVCT in Lusaka, Zambia.

Data presented to the conference showed that CVCT reduced HIV incidence in couples and...

HIV disclosure: changing ourselves, changing others

July 22, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Martha Tholanah
    
One of the themes at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, is the testing and treatment of children. In Zimbabwe as elsewhere there are high numbers of children growing up with HIV who have not been diagnosed and in whom the disease is therefore advancing without check. A recently published study in Zimbabwe by the London School...

AIDS 2014: Where are the women we need to step up the pace?

July 18, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Susan Paxton

As the representative for the International Community of Women living with HIV on the Conference Coordinating Committee for AIDS2014, my aim over the past two years was to get as many women living with HIV from as diverse backgrounds as possible onto the International AIDS Conference programme.  I have been successful in terms of the plenaries and symposia, with over...

WRI member activities at AIDS 2014

July 18

Final Panel: Center for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales/Australia Research Center in Sex, Health, and Society, La Trobe University Affiliated Event: Social Research and the Response to HIV--Legacy and Future; (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm), William Angliss Centre, 555 La Trove Street. (Judy Auerbach)

July 19

MSMGF Pre-Conference Community Based Participatory Research Session: How to Walk the Walk Not Just Talk the Talk; (11:00 am...

HIV: a call for solidarity with the transgender community

July 19, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Cecilia Chung

For the first time the transgender community is hosting a Transgender Networking Zone in the Global Village at the International AIDS Conference opening this weekend in Melbourne. Titled "Trans People Step Forward!", the zone is coordinated by a consortium of organizations including the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, the Global Network of People Living with HIV, RED...

AIDS 2014 Conference: stepping up the pace and still on the wrong path

July 18, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Alice Welbourn

Scientists, politicians, policy-makers, academics, doctors, celebrities – and those few activists who can afford it – are gathering for the 20th World AIDS Conference which opens in Melbourne this weekend. Meeting to discuss the global pandemic, it is already apparent that the theme and objectives offer nothing new in the global response to AIDS, other than...

Amidst Sadness, AIDS 2014 to Proceed as Global HIV Community Mourns Lost Leaders

July 18, 2004 - TheBodyPro.com by Julie "JD" Davids

A time of much anticipated excitement for the global HIV community has instead become a day of mourning, even as the leaders of the AIDS 2014 conference vow to proceed with the gathering in honor of comrades who lost their lives on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 yesterday.

A statement from conference hosts International AIDS Society explains that "In...

Statement re Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

The Well Project joins the entire HIV community in mourning the loss of life from the Malaysia Air flight yesterday, and devastated by the news that many AIDS researchers, advocates, and delegates en route to AIDS 2014 were on board. Joep Lange was a vital and long-standing force in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, inspiring countless others to both enter the field and persevere in their efforts. The world has...

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Couples counselling can improve effectiveness of HIV treatment as prevention

July 23, 2014 - aidsmap.com.

Research conducted in Zambia has found that couples voluntary counselling and testing (CVCT) can reduce HIV incidence rates within relationships.

CVCT involves couples being counselled together when considering an HIV test, testing together, and having post-test counselling together.

Approximately 150,000 couples have received CVCT in Lusaka, Zambia.

Data presented to the conference showed that CVCT reduced HIV incidence in couples and...

HIV disclosure: changing ourselves, changing others

July 22, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Martha Tholanah
    
One of the themes at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, is the testing and treatment of children. In Zimbabwe as elsewhere there are high numbers of children growing up with HIV who have not been diagnosed and in whom the disease is therefore advancing without check. A recently published study in Zimbabwe by the London School...

AIDS 2014: Where are the women we need to step up the pace?

July 18, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Susan Paxton

As the representative for the International Community of Women living with HIV on the Conference Coordinating Committee for AIDS2014, my aim over the past two years was to get as many women living with HIV from as diverse backgrounds as possible onto the International AIDS Conference programme.  I have been successful in terms of the plenaries and symposia, with over...

WRI member activities at AIDS 2014

July 18

Final Panel: Center for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales/Australia Research Center in Sex, Health, and Society, La Trobe University Affiliated Event: Social Research and the Response to HIV--Legacy and Future; (3:00 pm to 5:00 pm), William Angliss Centre, 555 La Trove Street. (Judy Auerbach)

July 19

MSMGF Pre-Conference Community Based Participatory Research Session: How to Walk the Walk Not Just Talk the Talk; (11:00 am...

HIV: a call for solidarity with the transgender community

July 19, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Cecilia Chung

For the first time the transgender community is hosting a Transgender Networking Zone in the Global Village at the International AIDS Conference opening this weekend in Melbourne. Titled "Trans People Step Forward!", the zone is coordinated by a consortium of organizations including the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, the Global Network of People Living with HIV, RED...

AIDS 2014 Conference: stepping up the pace and still on the wrong path

July 18, 2014 - openDemocracy.

by Alice Welbourn

Scientists, politicians, policy-makers, academics, doctors, celebrities – and those few activists who can afford it – are gathering for the 20th World AIDS Conference which opens in Melbourne this weekend. Meeting to discuss the global pandemic, it is already apparent that the theme and objectives offer nothing new in the global response to AIDS, other than...

Amidst Sadness, AIDS 2014 to Proceed as Global HIV Community Mourns Lost Leaders

July 18, 2004 - TheBodyPro.com by Julie "JD" Davids

A time of much anticipated excitement for the global HIV community has instead become a day of mourning, even as the leaders of the AIDS 2014 conference vow to proceed with the gathering in honor of comrades who lost their lives on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 yesterday.

A statement from conference hosts International AIDS Society explains that "In...

Statement re Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

The Well Project joins the entire HIV community in mourning the loss of life from the Malaysia Air flight yesterday, and devastated by the news that many AIDS researchers, advocates, and delegates en route to AIDS 2014 were on board. Joep Lange was a vital and long-standing force in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, inspiring countless others to both enter the field and persevere in their efforts. The world has...

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