Can Early Treatment of HIV infection give grounds for interruption of antiretroviral treatments?
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The session will provide the basis for the legal, policy, labour and public health rationale for creating an enabling environment in which sex work is integrated into communities as simply another occupation.
Plenary: Dynamics of the Epidemic in Context
This high-level special session is on leadership in the HIV response, with a focus on the critical role of leadership in improving the HIV response for women, their families, and their communities.
On August 1, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a briefing to assess the outcomes of the 2012 International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), including its contributions to advancing key scientific, political, and advocacy agendas in the fight to end HIV/AIDS. Panelists included: Chris…
Enhancing the Rapid Response Capacity of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator: Lessons from Other U.S. Emergency Responses
This report from the The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Task Force on HIV/AIDS, in collaboration with the Kaiser Family Foundation, reviews the emergency response capacities of a number of US government agencies and makes suggestions for enhancing the rapid-response capacity of the Office of the Global AIDS…
The Global HIV Prevention Working Group is a panel of nearly 50 leading public health experts, clinicians, biomedical, and behavioral researchers, and people affected by HIV/AIDS, convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Executive Summary (.pdf) Report (.pdf) Press Release (.pdf)
Since the mid-1990s the Kaiser Family Foundation has partnered with U.S.-based media companies on comprehensive HIV/AIDS campaigns. This paper, published in Health Affairs, Vol. 24, Issue 3, May/June 2005, outlines the unique public education model that it is using, and how Kaiser is expanding this work globally by working with some…
This report provides the first comprehensive look at the U.S. government agencies and programs involved in the nation’s global health response, including their funding and their approaches. The report also provides overviews of the large-scale global health initiatives of the U.S. government, information on which countries receive support from the U.S., and a review of the key laws governing U.S. global health policy and relevant Congressional committees.
Insurance Coverage and Access to HIV Testing and Treatment: Considerations for Individuals at Risk for Infection and for Those with Undiagnosed Infection
Of the estimated 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States, approximately 500,000 are not receiving care for their disease. This includes an estimated 250,000 people who do not know they are HIV positive. This article reviews data on insurance coverage and access to HIV testing and treatment,…