This year's Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections broadened its lens from the lab to the ways that different strategies are, or might, have an impact in the context of people's complex lives.
“CROI clearly remains our best meeting,” writes Paul E. Sax, M.D., “the only one that brings together so much high quality research from so many disciplines.”
The lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S., according to researchers and medical providers discussing the HIV care cascade at CROI 2018.
Due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in just two years the proportion of people living with HIV in care covered by Medicaid increased from 36% to 42% and the proportion that were uninsured fell from 18% to 14%.
"Infectious disease -- HIV, Ebola, Zika -- does not know borders," says Wendy Armstrong, M.D., chair of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) board of directors.
"The line between government interests and community interests is completely fuzzy in the HIV universe," says Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H.
We asked care providers, researchers and community leaders what their message to the Trump administration would be regarding the fight against HIV.
Treatment Action Group Lauds Launch of NYC Sexual Health Clinics as Hubs of Comprehensive HIV Prevention and Care
Amid growing concerns about federal government commitments to the HIV response, the New York City Department of Health is expanding the city's sexual health clinics as hubs of HIV prevention, care and treatment.
We asked some of the leading HIV experts and advocates what they would tell the next U.S. president to do in order to keep advancing the fight against HIV.
Alternately charming and awkward, at times amusing and sometimes subdued, Cole's speech followed his acceptance of an HIV advocacy award at the largest annual HIV science meeting in the U.S.