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Indigenous People and Global Migrants Face Similar Issues Accessing Health Care

Hostilities against migrants and indigenous people are also threats to their health.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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Some Research on Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV Is Presented at CROI, But More Trials Are Needed

Pregnant people who are living with or vulnerable to HIV need to be included in clinical trials in order to close our knowledge gaps.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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Durable HIV Remission in London Patient, the Second Person Cured of HIV

Researchers are happy but cautious, because this isn’t a strategy for most people with HIV.

By Sony Salzman
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IDWeek 2019: What to Expect at This Year's Conference

We're covering the latest news and research from this major interdisciplinary meeting on infectious diseases, which takes place in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 2 to Oct. 6.

By Sony Salzman
 Venezuelans rest after crossing the border between Colombia and Venezuela on June 09, 2019 in Paraguachon, Colombia.

Global Health Researchers and Activists Grapple With Complex Needs of Migrants Living With HIV

Recent Trump administration policies on migrants living with HIV have prompted a response from the international AIDS research community.

By Barbara Jungwirth
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Meet Young People on Their Own Terms and Don’t Judge Their Sex Lives, Experts Agree

Nonjudgmental services and innovative ways to talk to youth about sex should be at the core of any sexual health plan.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Indigenous Protesters at IAS 2019

Indigenous Communities in Mexico and Elsewhere Demand a Seat at the Table

"We have never been silent, but you have not heard us": Advocates demonstrate to demand inclusion of indigenous issues in the HIV response.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Participants at the IAS 2019 Community Forum

Marginalized Groups Are Focus of IAS 2019 Forum

Activists working on human rights discuss the challenges of achieving an end to the HIV epidemic.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Ivana Beesham

Experts Flummoxed By Conflicting New Data on STIs, HIV, and Long-Term Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa

ECHO trial results and follow-up studies find unexpectedly low rates of some STIs among users of certain long-term hormonal contraceptives. They also find high HIV rates (unrelated to the contraceptives) that suggest considerable value for PrEP integration.

By Sony Salzman
Mexico City's Downtown At Twilight

IAS 2019: What to Expect in HIV Science

Six thousand HIV researchers and experts are expected to make their way to Mexico City for the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, which will feature more than 1,000 abstracts highlighting the latest findings in HIV treatment, prevention, and public health policy.

By Sony Salzman