Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.
As the 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference kicked off on March 18, plenary speakers discussed not only recent biomedical advances, but also what is truly needed in heavily affected U.S. communities to end the epidemic.
How much of a role do community faith-based public health programs play in reducing the disparity we see among African Americans contracting HIV?
Alicia Garza talks with TheBodyPRO's Kenyon Farrow about HIV's relative invisibility in black social justice spaces, despite its disproportionate impact on black communities.
There are multiple reasons why re-entry into communities from prison for black men with HIV is a difficult proposition, according to a recent study.
The risk of transmitting HIV through the breastmilk of virally suppressed women in high-income countries is not known.
Presentations on women in research at this year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections highlighted the lack of inclusion, offered ideas on how to remedy the situation, and showed how one woman moved from advocate to researcher.
"Look for women mentors and make use of the spaces we have created for you," says Morenike Ukpong-Folayan.
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. admits he was a bit shocked by seeing rainbow-colored syringe packs, but asks, "Can we really afford not to utilize every tool we have to prevent HIV and HCV?"
Tonya Taylor, Ph.D., a specialist in sexual health, walks us through the changes and challenges that can affect women of color who are aging with HIV or become positive later in life.