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International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 24
While remarkable gains have been made in preventing and treating HIV over the past 16 years, this progress could be reversed without adequate funding and respect for the human rights of the people most at risk.

IAS and Partners Present Awards for Outstanding Research

By EDGE | Jul 23
The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), concluded on July 22 with the awarding of five prestigious scientific awards recognizing exceptional research presented at the conference.

'Treatment for All: Our Lives, Our Stories' Documentary Released at Durban

By EDGE | Jul 22
AIDS 2106 saw the debut of the "Treatment For All: Our Lives, Our Stories," a documentary film that captures the deeply personal narratives of three African protagonists as they explore the impact of HIV on their lives.

Experimental HIV Treatment Models Highlight Successes and Pinpoint Obstacles to Expanding Care in African Countries

By EDGE | Jul 22
Researchers in developing countries with high burdens of HIV infection are developing promising new strategies to advance towards global HIV treatment targets, the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban South Africa has heard.

AIDS 2016 Focus on Legal Barriers to HIV Services For At-Risk Groups

By EDGE | Jul 21
At the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, researchers and community representatives discussed the impact of discriminatory laws and policies on HIV prevention.

Doctors Without Borders Calls on UN and Global HIV/AIDS Leaders to Address Severe Lack of HIV Drug Treatment in Africa

By EDGE | Jul 21
Doctors Without Borders is calling on the UN and global HIV/AIDS leaders at the International AIDS Conference in Durban to develop and implement an action plan to address the critical lack of access to HIV treatment in West and Central Africa.

Despite Signs of Hope, HIV Ravages Gay Men and Transgender Women Worldwide

Jul 21
Sean Cahill, Ph.D. and Kenneth Mayer, M.D. of the Fenway Institute say that with paltry funding and criminalization, despite the lowering of new HIV infections, the epidemic may be getting worse among MSM and transgender women.

IAS and Elton John Foundation Are 'Doing The Right Thing' By Honoring Frontline Health Workers

By EDGE | Jul 21
The IAS and the Elton John AIDS Foundation team up to present the "Me and My Health Care Provider" campaign, giving MSM and transgender people the chance to thank their health care workers.

Elton John: LGBT People Must Be Part of AIDS Fight

Jul 20
British musician Elton John says that leaving LGBT people behind in the fight against AIDS will only increase the spread of the disease.

Doctors Without Borders Blasts Inaction on HIV Fight in Central, West Africa

Jul 20
Doctors Without Borders' HIV policy adviser says the global aid group has "zero tolerance" for inaction on fighting the virus in Central and West Africa.

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