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Global Community Must Sustain Momentum In Efforts To End Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

Huffington Post: Counting Down to Zero: Progress in Ending Mother-to-Child Transmission Chip Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation; Alanna Levine, pediatrician and spokesperson at the American Academy of Pediatrics; and Alice Lin Fabiano, director of worldwide corporate contributions at Johnson & Johnson “…The beginning of…

MSF Helping Improve Access To HIV Services For Men In South Africa

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Leaving No Man Behind: Improving HIV Services for Men Sahil Angelo, program coordinator and research assistant for the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, examines Médecins Sans Frontières’ and others’ efforts to improve access to antiretroviral therapy for men living with HIV…

‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Presentations Made At IAS 2015 Conference

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2015: HIV self-testing promoted as new tool to reach first 90 of 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, discusses research findings presented at the International AIDS Society conference showing the potential value of using…

HIV/AIDS Study Findings Presented At IAS 2015 Provide Hope For Cure Research

Agence France-Presse: Hunt for HIV cure bolstered by new research “A cure for HIV remains elusive, but scientists say the hunt is more hopeful than ever, based on the prospects of new research described at the International AIDS Society conference this week…” (Jones, 7/21). PBS NewsHour: How early treatment has…

Canada, Other Western Nations Should Commit To Ending AIDS

Edmonton Journal: Tuesday’s Editorial: End of AIDS is within reach Editorial Board “…The worldwide death toll from HIV/AIDS has been dropping since 2006, but the disease rages on in sub-Saharan Africa. Of the two million new cases estimated last year, 70 percent were in that region. … Efforts to eradicate…

‘Science Speaks’ Reports On Presentations Made At IAS 2015 Conference

Christine Lubinski, executive director of the Center for Global Health Policy, and Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” continue their reporting from the IAS 2015 conference taking place this week in Vancouver, Canada. Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2015: Confronting community realities together will…

WHO Revising HIV Treatment Recommendations To Include All With Disease; Studies Show Early Treatment Can Lower Risk Of Death, AIDS-Related Events

aidsmap: World Health Organization to recommend HIV treatment for all “The World Health Organization will issue new HIV treatment guidelines later this year recommending treatment for all, regardless of CD4 cell count, Dr. Meg Doherty of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS told a satellite meeting ahead of the 8th International…

U.N.-Backed Diagnostics Access Initiative Announces Lower Price Of Infant HIV Testing Technologies In Partnership With Roche

U.N. News Centre: U.N.-backed initiative announces deal to sharply lower price of HIV early infant diagnosis “A dramatic 35 percent reduction in the price for HIV early infant diagnostic technologies [Monday was] announced by the United Nations-backed Diagnostics Access Initiative, in partnership with Roche Diagnostics. … The new access price…