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Three Signs Your HIV/AIDS Organization Has a Racism Problem

Tokenism, a form of racism, is pervasive in the U.S. -- particularly within HIV organizations whose mission is to serve people of color.

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Social Work and HIV: Exploring Grief in the Newly Diagnosed Client

What medical providers should know about the mental health of their patients.

AIDS Activists Hold March And Rally In New York City

Ending the HIV Epidemic Will Take More Than Medicine

Our HIV research agenda has to address the world outside of a clinical trial, vaccine researcher Stephaun E. Wallace, Ph.D., argues.

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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.

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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.

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Advances in HIV Science Must Not Leave Needs of People Behind, Experts Urge

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.

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Not Surprisingly, PopART Study Showed Community-Based Services Reduce HIV Incidence

"We don't need to spend another $140 million to find out how to retain people in care," activist David Barr writes. "We need to invest in the kinds of services people need so that they can use treatment easily and effectively."

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The Science Is Clear: With HIV, Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

Writing in JAMA, officials from NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) review the scientific evidence underlying U=U and discuss the implications of widespread acceptance of the message.

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Getting Clergy to Step Out on Faith With HIV Education and Mobilization

How much of a role do community faith-based public health programs play in reducing the disparity we see among African Americans contracting HIV?

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AIDS Treatment Has Progressed, but Without a Vaccine, Suffering Still Abounds

"The fight against AIDS is at a tipping point," Maureen Miller writes. "Increasingly, there are signs that we may be heading in the wrong direction."