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David Durán

David Duran is a nationally recognized HIV advocate and writer who has written for every major LGBT publication in the U.S., as well as several others overseas, including TheBody.com, POZ, Plus and Positively Aware. Always aware of current trends within the HIV community, David also speaks at and participates in conferences and gatherings on HIV around the world.

Disclosures

Within the past year, David Duran has had some form of official relationship with each of the following groups/organizations that have a stake in the fight against HIV. These disclosures were last updated on March 18, 2017.

Freelance Writing

  • Plus.
  • Positively Aware.
  • POZ.
  • Remedy Health Media (TheBody.com).
  • San Francisco AIDS Foundation.

Media Partners

  • United States Conference on AIDS media contributor.
  • World AIDS Conference attendee and media partner.

Membership

  • AIDS/LifeCycle Press Corps.

Latest by David Durán

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Conference Coverage

Gay Dating Apps Join HIV Prevention and Treatment Education Efforts

Gay dating apps Grindr, Hornet and Blued recently discussed their efforts to promote PrEP education and HIV testing in a presentation at the International AIDS Conference.

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Electronic Monitoring Pillboxes Effective in Monitoring Antiretroviral Adherence in Low-Technology Contexts

A new small pill container records the date and time the container is opened and uses mobile networks to transmit that information to a secure server, offering a new tool for measuring adherence.

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Conference Coverage

Leveraging Social Media for HIV/AIDS Campaigns

Sharing opinions and interacting with others while keeping engaged is an ongoing job in this digital world. Presenters at AIDS 2016 offered advice to aspiring digital HIV activists.

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International AIDS Conference Attendees Linger to Seek Asylum

Reports say that several dozen delegates -- mostly from Africa -- are seeking asylum in Melbourne. Decisions could take months.

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Official Airline Choice of International AIDS Conference "Problematic," Says Secretariat

AIDS 2014 has chosen Emirates Airlines as the official airline for the conference. However, the airline is owned by a government rife with HIV stigma. David Duran reports.

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Hope for Better LGBT Health Trends Emerges as U.S. Policy Changes

A new report from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation discusses the myriad ways that changes in law and policy, including the ACA and the end of DOMA, have an impact on LGBT health.