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In South Africa, AIDS Group Says Poor Public Health System Damaging Treatment Gains; Young Women Face Higher HIV Incidence Than Male Peers

Associated Press: South African AIDS group says treatment stalling “…The [Treatment Action Campaign], one of the country’s largest AIDS awareness groups, said it would not join a [World AIDS Day] celebration while South Africa’s over-burdened public health care system is eroding progress made in the last decade. … Speaking at…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of HIV/AIDS In Recognition Of World AIDS Day

The Hill: Politics change but the battle against HIV continues Adaora Adimora, chair of the HIV Medicine Association and professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill MSNBC: United Nations: We can end AIDS by 2030 Simon Bland, director of the UNAIDS New York Office Huffington Post:…

On World AIDS Day, Progress Recognized But Challenges Remain

News outlets discuss various reports and statements made in recognition of World AIDS Day, marked annually on December 1. USA TODAY: 26th World AIDS Day seeks to show support, urge investment “People around the world Monday will join forces to show their support for those living with the AIDS virus,…

HIV Case Numbers Increasing In Europe, Central Asia, WHO Warns

News outlets report on a WHO warning issued on Thursday that the number of HIV cases in Europe and Central Asia is increasing. Deutsche Welle: WHO warns on HIV spread in Europe and Central Asia “The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday that the HIV/AIDS virus remains a very…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of HIV/AIDS In Recognition Of World AIDS Day

Inter Press Service: People with Disabilities Must Be Counted in the Fight Against HIV Rashmi Chopra, a fellow in the Health and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch The Guardian: HIV/AIDS cannot be beaten without water Barbara Frost, chief executive of WaterAid; Chris Bain, director of the Catholic Agency…

U.S. Government Blogs Recognize World AIDS Day

AIDS.gov blog: TODAY: Live webcast of the White House World AIDS Day Event “…The White House will honor this worldwide observance on Monday, December 1, with an important World AIDS Day event focusing on this year’s federal theme, ‘Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation’…” (12/1). AIDS.gov blog: Conversations in 2014:…

New Issue Of ‘Global Fund News Flash’ Available Online

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Fund News Flash The latest issue of the Global Fund News Flash discusses Thailand’s transition from Global Fund support ahead of schedule, a pact on insecticide-treated bednets, mobilization of private funding in low- and middle-income nations, and HIV prevention efforts in…

Opinion Pieces Discuss HIV Prevention Goals In Recognition Of World AIDS Day

Huffington Post: Looking to a New Era for Women’s HIV Prevention Zeda Rosenberg, chief executive officer of the International Partnership for Microbicides “This World AIDS Day, global resolve to end the AIDS epidemic has never been stronger. With its new Fast-Track strategy, UNAIDS has set ambitious goals for accelerated action…