Mark S. King blogs at "My Fabulous Disease". He attended the International AIDS Conference held in Amsterdam on July 23-27 and posted daily video reports from the event.
The fight to end HIV/AIDS was given a boost by a star-studded week of presentations, panel sessions and the occasional protest at this year’s International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam. However, tensions within the community remain, and with few new funding pledges announced, there are questions about how to translate strong rhetoric into action.
It’s important to ask what risks men are taking and help them avoid ones that can transmit hepatitis C. But the ultimate answer to this is to test for hepatitis C as frequently as for other STIs and to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment as soon as possible after testing.
The world thought it had fought the HIV virus to a stalemate—but its strategy was flawed in ways that are only now becoming clear.
'It's almost as if the virus is nastier,' lead author of new study says
This week, he launched an ambitious endeavor with Sir Elton John and Ndaba Mandela to end AIDS by 2030.
“The room broke into applause.”
“HOW much does the world want to eliminate AIDS?”
Sir Elton John and Duke of Sussex announce new global coalition focused on expanding diagnosis and treatment of HIV in men
We’re as confident now that undetectable gay men pose no risk of HIV transmission as we already were for heterosexuals, researchers say
Falling levels of donor government funding for HIV programmes threaten progress towards the 2020 global target of 90-90-90, according to research presented on Wednesday at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018).
UNAIDS warns that countries urgently need to take proven, tailored, evidence-informed primary HIV prevention programmes to scale in addition to increasing access to treatment.