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Africa: Study Links Homophobia, HIV

In countries that already have high HIV prevalence, ongoing brutal antigay attacks, vigilantism, and stigma may be fueling a surge of infections, according to a new study. The research broke ground by offering the first HIV prevalence estimates for m...

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Final Notes From Vienna: The Magic of the Global Village, and the Destiny of Change

My intention on my last day in Vienna was to stop in the Global Village for an hour and then cut out and do some sightseeing. Well ... I stayed there four hours and saw a lot. It's great to go to an international AIDS conference -- the energy, the di...

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International AIDS Conference: Dr. Valdiserri Talks to Ambassador Eric Goosby -- A Blog Entry From Positive Policy

This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Dr. Ron Valdiserri is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

On July 22, 2010, during the International AIDS Conference, I talke...

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AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. Funding for Global HIV/AIDS Programs; Empowering Women, Girls in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Global Health Leaders Respond to Recent New York Times' Opinion Pieces

Two global health leaders respond to AIDS-related opinion pieces in the New York Times letters section.

The first letter, Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, a...

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Global Fund Director Calls on Emerging Countries to Invest More in Programs to Reduce HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria at AIDS 2010

On the final day of the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010 Friday, Michel Kazatchkine, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria called upon "China, India and other fast-growing economies" to chip in to help c...

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Obama Pledges to Up AIDS Fight Despite Tough Times

The United States remains committed to fighting AIDS abroad and to redoubling efforts through the U.S. Global Health Initiative, President Barack Obama pledged in a video-link address at the conclusion of the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vie...

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AIDS 2010: Women and Girls Obtain Their Place at the Table

AIDS 2010: Women and Girls Obtain Their Place at the Table

Vienna, Austria -- At a talk following a standing-ovation screening of The Other City, a documentary about HIV in Washington, D.C., executive producer Sheila Johnson made a bold statement: S...

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At IAC Closing Ceremony, a Sharp Look at U.S. Domestic Policies on HIV/AIDS

In a speech delivered to thousands, Housing Works' Larry Bryant helped close the International AIDS Conference in Vienna on Friday, calling on the global AIDS community to turn a critical eye to HIV/AIDS policies coming from the host of the 2012 conf...

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AIDS 2010 Conference Buzz: Closing Reflections

Each day during AIDS 2010, we'll be following tweets, blog entries, and news stories coming out of the conference and posting a daily roundup of some of the most interesting news to hit the Web.

No other medical meeting I've covered, easily more t...

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AIDS: Activists Lobby for "Robin Hood" Levy

Now is the time to push for a micro-tax on all financial transactions to fund HIV prevention and care throughout the world, activists said this week at the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna.

The so-called "Robin Hood" tax of 0.005 percent...