The Caribbean region is looking beyond the MDGs, to develop a new agenda for sustainable development and HIV, based on four pillars: unified gender and SHR, equity and human rights, participation of Caribbean women, girls and men, and partnerships.
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This panel examines the elements of success and the areas for innovation amongst youth leaders and allies from around the world.
This session will focus on the timely and important issue of antiretroviral therapy (ART) as a prevention intervention and will be of interest to clinicians, researchers, programme managers and policy makers. The opportunities and challenges implicit in this approach will be presented by various speakers, each bringing a different perspective on the issue.
The session will examine from a pragmatic perspective how plans can be shaped and efforts mobilized in order to achieve maximum public health impact utilizing the various resources available including PEPFAR, the Global Fund, private sector, and in-country resources.
Improving Effectiveness and Efficiency in the HIV Response
Plenary: Ending the Epidemic: Turning the Tide Together
Health Disparities and the US MSM HIV Epidemic
AIDS 2012: A Call to Action: Global Sex Workers Recommend Policy Change for Better HIV Prevention and Treatment
For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. In 2011, sex workers participated in a global review of HIV policy through the UN sponsored Global Commission on HIV and the Law. Regional dialogues took place around the world, and sex workers rights…
HIV-related stigma and discrimination are widely recognized as key barriers to the use of HIV care, support, and treatment programs, thereby fueling the spread of HIV.
An international working group of scientists has developed a Global Scientific Strategy Towards an HIV Cure under the auspices of the International AIDS Society (IAS), the worldâ€™s leading independent association of HIV professionals. The strategy aims to build a global consensus on the state of research in the HIV reservoirs field and define a roadmap of scientific priorities that must be addressed by future research to tackle HIV persistence in patients on antiretroviral therapy.