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AIDS 2014 Video Blog #5: Activist Theater, Condom Tryouts and a Mystery Man Revealed Img

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #5: Activist Theater, Condom Tryouts and a Mystery Man Revealed

There was HIV drama in Melbourne during AIDS 2014, both on the city's stages and on the floor of the conference building itself. Also: Why the female condom ain't so great for bums, a chat with the first-ever openly gay president of the International...

International Activists Confront Gilead Over Hepatitis C Drug Pricing at AIDS 2014 Img

International Activists Confront Gilead Over Hepatitis C Drug Pricing at AIDS 2014

An international group of treatment activists interrupted a session at AIDS 2014 just as Gregg H. Alton, a top official at Gilead Sciences, was about to speak regarding the challenges of expanding global access to the new generation of hepatitis C dr...

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #4: One World, One Place, Thousands of Voices -- The Awesome Advocates of HIV/AIDS Img

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #4: One World, One Place, Thousands of Voices -- The Awesome Advocates of HIV/AIDS

A willingness to help others is one of our most precious human traits. As you will see, it survives even the most dire life circumstances.

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) Broadens Collaboration With Gilead Sciences: Signs License for Phase III Medicine Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) Img

The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) Broadens Collaboration With Gilead Sciences: Signs License for Phase III Medicine Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF)

"The MPP is an innovative mechanism for increasing access to both patented pipeline and existing medicines," said Gregg Alton, the executive vice president of corporate and medical affairs for Gilead Sciences.

From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close Img

From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close

The conference, which opened with loss and determination to persevere -- begins to close, as delegates share the last round of studies, strategies and stories of struggle before returning to the comfort or challenges of home.

AIDS Will Only End When ... Img

AIDS Will Only End When ...

Housing Works reports about what is necessary to end the HIV epidemic as seen through the images of voices from people at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #3: The Global March and Candlelight Vigil Img

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #3: The Global March and Candlelight Vigil

In his most emotional video blog yet from the 20th International AIDS Conference, Mark S. King takes to the streets of Melbourne with activists for the HIV/AIDS mobilization march and candlelight vigil -- a pair of events that remind us all of why we...

AIDS 2014 Snapshots: U.S. in the Lens, Sex Workers Refuse to Be Unseen, and Everyone's Got a Point of View Img

AIDS 2014 Snapshots: U.S. in the Lens, Sex Workers Refuse to Be Unseen, and Everyone's Got a Point of View

Although AIDS 2014 is an international conference, the U.S. still finds itself under scrutiny for HIV risk behaviors among youth, and for what the Mississippi Baby situation says about the South; plus we've gathered other important topics you may hav...

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #2: Criminals and Mannequins, Both Fighting HIV Stigma Img

AIDS 2014 Video Blog #2: Criminals and Mannequins, Both Fighting HIV Stigma

In Mark S. King's second video blog from AIDS 2014, he takes us inside a pre-conference event focused on HIV discrimination, hits the streets of Melbourne to offer a taste of how the conference is affecting the city, and gives us a sneak peek at what...

Dutch Researcher, at AIDS 2014, Remembers the Friend He Lost on Flight MH17 (Video) Img

Dutch Researcher, at AIDS 2014, Remembers the Friend He Lost on Flight MH17 (Video)

Peter Reiss, M.D., Ph.D., worked closely in Amsterdam alongside Joep Lange, M.D., Ph.D., who died in the destruction of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Reiss only managed to avoid being on MH17 himself thanks to an unusual decision to arrive at AIDS ...