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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Starting HAART: When to Take the First Step?

Recent guidelines are all recommending that HIV treatment be started at a higher CD4 count because of issues such as the ongoing damage caused by HIV itself, and prevention of transmission. Issues in long-term treatment, such as potential side effects, the development of resistance, the cost and sustainability of programmes in resource-poor settings, are some of the potential problems for such a strategy.

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AIDS 2010: Bridging the Divide: Inter-Disciplinary Partnerships for HIV and Health Systems

HIV programs represent the first successful large-scale chronic disease program in resource-limited settings in history.

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AIDS 2010: Human Resources: The Ultimate Bottleneck

Human resources have challenged efforts to scale-up HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in low- and middle-income countries.

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AIDS 2010: The Lancet Series: Global HIV Epidemic Among People Who Use Drugs

Following on the heels of The Lancet themed issue on HIV prevention launched at AIDS 2008, The Lancet has commissioned a series on the global HIV epidemic among people who use drugs.

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AIDS 2010: Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and HIV: Lessons from the Field

At the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994, governments worldwide agreed that sexual and reproductive health and rights include HIV services.

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AIDS 2010: Safety and Effectiveness of 1% Tenofovir Vaginal Microbicide Gel in South African Women: Results of the CAPRISA 004 Trial

An update of current state of microbicide development will be provided. Speakers will provide a state of microbicide development update, safety and efficacy data from CAPRISA 004 and implications of the CAPRISA 004 trial results for the microbicide and PrEP field.

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AIDS 2010: Official Press Conference: Newsmakers of the Day

Speakers include: Ward Cates (United States)President, Research, FHI Robert ClayExecutive Director, Department of HIV/AIDS, USAID Anthony Fauci (United States)Director, NIAD  

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AIDS 2010: Barriers to Migrants and Mobile Populations in Accessing Comprehensive HIV Services and Treatment

Although conditions of mobility and migration are known to increase individuals’ vulnerability to HIV, there is little attention paid to the barriers migrants face in accessing comprehensive services, especially treatment and care.

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AIDS 2010: Tuesday Plenary

For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Chairs: Jack Whitescarver (United States)NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research andDirector, Office of AIDS ResearchAnnie Lennox (United Kingdom)Singer-songwriter, Activist, AmbassadorJacob Gayle (United States) Deputy Vice President, Ford Foundation

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AIDS 2010: What have you Done for HIV/AIDS Lately? The Role of Human Rights Mechanisms in Advancing the AIDS Response

The UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, and the Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights hold prominent and powerful human rights positions.

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