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Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade Img
Women

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade

In a study of more than 1,400 women living with HIV, nearly 30% did not achieve viral suppression and some groups of women had greater challenges with adherence and staying in care.

HIV Diagnoses in UK Drop for Third Year: Among All Ages, Risk Groups, and Ethnicities and Across Most UK Regions Img

HIV Diagnoses in UK Drop for Third Year: Among All Ages, Risk Groups, and Ethnicities and Across Most UK Regions

Preliminary data released by Public Health England show that HIV diagnoses dropped by 17% in 2017 compared to 2016.

Medicines Patent Pool Model May Expand Beyond HIV Medications Img

Medicines Patent Pool Model May Expand Beyond HIV Medications

The Medicines Patent Pool, which negotiates licenses with the manufacturers of new drugs that allow other companies to produce generic versions for distribution in low- and middle-income countries, is looking to expand beyond HIV drugs to medications...

Public Health Approach = Do the Best for the Most People Using Resources Efficiently Img

Public Health Approach = Do the Best for the Most People Using Resources Efficiently

While almost 60% of people living with HIV globally are on treatment, the numbers for new seroconversions averted and HIV-related deaths are no longer improving.

Panelists of 'Bridging the Drug Stigma' at AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
People Who Use Drugs

High-Risk Youth in Lower-Income Countries Who Inject Drugs: Challenges and Opportunities

Young people who inject drugs represent a significant portion of new HIV cases around the world, especially in lower-income countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, attendees at an AIDS 2018 workshop were told.

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Canada

Why Has HIV in Saskatchewan Become More Harmful for Some People?

Researchers analyzed the genetic sequences of HIV among people in the Canadian province and discovered strains of HIV that have adapted to some people's immune defenses.

Adult HIV Prevalence and Estimated Number of Adults and Children Infected With HIV, 2016
Children (Ages 0-17)

HIV Prevention and Treatment Strategies for Africa's Growing Teen and Young Adults Are Central to Future World Progress

For the world's HIV epidemics to be controlled, effective community-based prevention programs reaching adolescents and young people, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, need to be developed, funded, and scaled up.

David Barr

HIV Activist David Barr on Going Beyond 90-90-90

Barr, a longtime AIDS activist and co-founder of Treatment Action Group (TAG), was the coordinator for the Joep Lange Institute's AIDS 2018 preconference workshop, Meeting the 90-90-90 Targets: Faster and Better.

Alison Rodger discusses PARTNER2 study findings during a press conference at AIDS 2018
Men Who Have Sex With Men

Gay Men Cannot Get HIV From Partners Who Are Virally Suppressed, New Study Proves

Results from the PARTNER2 study, presented by Alison Rodger at AIDS 2018, yielded an equivalent level of confidence for gay men as it had for heterosexual couples in the original PARTNER study several years ago.

AIDS 2018 conference flags
Conference Coverage

The HIV Pandemic: Time to Recalibrate and Target the Weak Spots

A conversation with International AIDS Society president Linda-Gail Bekker about a new report on what the future response to HIV should be, released at the the 22nd International AIDS Conference.