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Plan to End HIV Epidemic in U.S. Must Contend With Uneven State Health Care Systems

Best practices need to be replicated, but our health care structure will make doing so more challenging, says Ace Robinson of the Fast-Track Cities initiative.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.

Long-Acting HIV Treatment Is Coming. Our Health Care System Needs to Prepare

Providers, payers, and health systems need to catch up, said Melanie Thompson, M.D., at the ACTHIV conference.

By Kenyon Farrow

Virginia Governor Northam's Blackface Med School Antics Are the Reason Black Doctors Matter

While Ralph Northam's medical school photo in blackface is a political scandal, it is important that we not lose sight of how provider racism in medicine endangers the lives of black people seeking care, especially when living with HIV.

By Ace Robinson

Securing Our National Public Health Security With a Robust Infectious Disease and HIV Workforce

Since 2011, there has been a steep decline in the number of physicians applying for ID program slots. "Changes and educational/research support are necessary at the federal level to retain and grow an adequate ID and HIV medical workforce," state the...

By HIV Medicine Association

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...

By Mathew Rodriguez

More Americans Get Effective HIV Treatment, Study Says

A new study finds that the percentage of HIV-positive Americans receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) increased during the past decade.

The research team examined data on 45,000 HIV patients receiving clinical care. The results indi...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

Days Before Int'l AIDS Conf., Experts Proclaim That Right Federal Policies Could "End AIDS in America"

Washington, D.C. -- This morning -- days before the opening of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. -- leading national experts on domestic AIDS policies gathered at the National Press Club to call on elected leaders across the c...

By The AIDS Institute

30-Year AIDS Report Card: Which Presidents Make the Grade

Over the past 30 years, five U.S. Commanders in Chief have led the nation's response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Who gets good marks? From 1981 to the present, the Black AIDS Institute assesses each president's leadership, summarizes his biggest hits a...

By The Black AIDS Institute

New State of AIDS in Black America Report Recommends Full Implementation and Scale Up of Health Care Reform and National HIV/AIDS Strategy

Los Angeles, CA -- The Black AIDS Institute ("the Institute"), the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on the Black community in the US, today released its 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, Deciding Moment. 2011 marks the ...

By The Black AIDS Institute

The "Gender Problem" in HIV Policy Making: No Women at the Table

While the CAPRISA microbicide study dominated most of the news coming out of the International AIDS Conference in Vienna this summer, an impressive report that addressed the needs of women went under the radar. Transforming the National AIDS Response...

By Kellee Terrell