Bertrand Audoin
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Dr. Beyrer is President of the International AIDS Society, Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Director of the Centre for Public Health and Human Rights. Dr. Beyrer was guest editor the Lancet sex work and HIV series.

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Lessons From Australia

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2013 | 11:25 AM

It has been a fascinating week in Australia planning for the AIDS 2014 conference and one of the highlights has certainly been attending this year's annual Australasian HIV/AIDS conference in sultry Darwin.

The Darwin conference has been a great opportunity to see for myself how excited...

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Towards 2015: Part One

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 6:09 AM

Before we even know it, those of us working in the field of global health are well and truly going to be caught up in the debate around the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) whose target end-date is 2015. Truth be told, we already are to a certain degree and it...

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From Paris, With Hope, Part 2

(4) Comments | Posted May 27, 2013 | 7:00 PM

It's been a real step back into history these past few days at the Paris symposium to mark the 30th anniversary of the discovery of HIV. To be in the presence of so many esteemed scientists who were working at the cutting edge in what were the early darkest days...

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From Paris, With Hope

(2) Comments | Posted May 19, 2013 | 7:00 PM

I'm here in Paris a few days out from the symposium being held at the Institut Pasteur to mark the 30th anniversary of the discovery of HIV. There's a sense of expectation amongst all of us I think - catching up with colleagues from all ends of the globe to...

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Treating and Preventing in Vancouver

(0) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 8:23 AM

I'm writing this from Vancouver where the 2013 Treatment as Prevention Workshop is taking place.

The past few days have certainly confirmed to us all that work around TasP is moving quickly, now that we have the knowledge that starting anti-retroviral treatment early after being infected decreases infectiousness by...

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Big News in Atlanta

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2013 | 2:40 PM

Here in Atlanta, in anticipation of the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, I had been reflecting on how important 2013 could turn out to be in the lead in to the pivotal Millennium Development Goals being met in 2015. I was dwelling on how the effective implementation of...

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