Linda-Gail Bekker, Univers...
The 21st International AIDS Conference that is taking place in Durban, South Africa, will showcase the numerous creative, innovative, effective ways in which HIV treatment and prevention are being expanded.
Currently, we are at the lowest level of donor funding for HIV care since 2010. Thirteen of the top fourteen donors have reduced support in the battle against HIV in the past year.
The incoming President of the International AIDS Society, Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker has challenged the world. She has repeatedly stated: "It's not over till it's over. Let's urgently roll up our sleeves and get back to work. There is so much work to do!"
Wurtzbach was tested using an Alere Fourth Generation rapid test that used a finger prick to collect the sample.
Despite CDC recommendations, significant barriers to HIV testing remain. We need new and better ways to reach older adults with HIV testing, and to integrate the continuum of care into HIV testing. National HIV Testing Day is the ideal time to get started on this.
With 50,000 people in the US acquiring HIV every year, and at least one in five them women, how can we NOT invest in educating women and their health care providers about a pill that can stop HIV?
Thousands of cyclists and volunteer "roadies" on a 545-mile journey from San Francisco to Los Angeles will partake in "Red Dress Day," an over-the-top and fun AIDS/LifeCycle tradition where cyclists wear a red dress, representing a red AIDS-awareness ribbon, on wheels.
Preventing the next pandemic was the topic of Dr. Jim Kim's talk at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies last week, but if his solution was the only takeaway message audience members heard they weren't paying attention.
If the terms safe sex has lost all meaning it shouldn't be a cause for alarm. It should be seen as an opportunity to shift the conversation away from safety and responsibility and instead talk about pleasure and desire.
Reasonable people may disagree on the details of how best to address the U.S. epidemic through 2025, but we hope that everyone will agree it is time to truly "end AIDS" in the U.S., and that the next administration has an absolutely critical role to play in writing that history.
Providing sexual health services, including PrEP to youth is not only possible, but necessary. Embracing best practices, developing networks of care and advancing advocacy efforts can assure all youth have access to the HIV prevention methods that work for them.
Obinna Onwujekwe, University of Nigeria More HIV-positive Nigerians could t...
Whenever I consider hiding part myself, when I encounter my own shame or doubt, I am reminded of hugging Pete on the sidewalk outside the cafe and asking, "What would it be like to walk towards the light?"
At the age of 35, I decided to live in my truth full time. I learned to stop caring about what people thought. It was liberating. From the first moment I said "I am trans," my heart felt a thousand times lighter, though new obstacles came my way.
Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco is celebrating its 29th year of service to the underpriviledged with advanced AIDS. Maitri is the only AI...