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Pivoting to End the Epidemic: Can We Do It?

Are major HIV/AIDS meetings worth the amount of time and money put into them? "I wondered about ... whether or not these resources should instead be utilized to implement structural interventions that present barriers to prevention, testing, treatmen...

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One of the Most Disempowering Moments of My Life

Who'd have thought that the International AIDS Conference could make a person lose faith in the fight against HIV? For Lincoln Pettaway, Ph.D., that's exactly what happened. He recalls the moment he "realized that HIV/AIDS had become a product."...

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IDWeek Is Alive With the Sound of Music

If you asked 100 HIV clinicians and researchers what the Von Trapp family has to do with HIV/AIDS, 99 would probably stare at you like you're insane. The 100th would be Trip Gulick.

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Views From the Front Lines: Communicating HIV Risk

We asked three people about the challenges of explaining risk to their clients and patients.

Jody Jollimore) -- Program Manager, Health Initiative for Men, Vancouver Riyas Fadel) -- M.A. candidate, Sexology, Université du Québec à Montréal Mona ...

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Advocacy, Commitment, Investment Needed to Continue HIV/AIDS Response

Some members of Congress "are advocating deep cuts to funding for domestic programs such as \the Ryan White CARE Act] and international programs such as the Global Fund [to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] and PEPFAR," but "[w]hat these cri...

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Phill Wilson: "Advances Have Not Benefited All Populations Equally" (Video)

AIDS in 2012: The founder and executive director of the Black AIDS Institute tells Joanne Silberner that the AIDS epidemic can be combated by making policy choices based on science and by ensuring that the health law's essential benefits package pro...

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Opportunities to Increase HIV Testing as More Payers Cover Costs

"There are more opportunities than ever for HIV testing to be paid for by third-party payers, and with implementation of the Affordable Care Act, there will be even more in the very near future," The AIDS Institute writes.

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Child Survival Call to Action Event Signals a "Hopeful Moment" in Global Health

"Helping mothers give birth to HIV-free children is an essential piece of the puzzle of ending preventable child deaths," U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby writes in this post in the AIDS.gov blog, adding, "Yet 390,000 infants aroun...

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AIDS 2012 Civil Society Leadership: Marcus Day

Marcus Day, director of the Caribbean Drug Abuse Research Institute, speaks with Black AIDS Institute about what he believes needs to happen to end HIV/AIDS; what he's looking forward to at next month's International AIDS Conference; and why it's imp...

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The Future of Female Leadership in the HIV/AIDS Movement, Part 1

We find ourselves in the midst of serious local and federal budget cuts impacting HIV-positive women, as well as a social and political war being waged on women and reproductive health in the U.S. What better time to talk with a diverse group of fema...