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International Aids Conference 2010

Lessons from the International AIDS Conference - Every Woman a Leader

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

In late July, I was fortunate to attend the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria. Although I have been working actively on HIV/AIDS...

Truth and Reconciliation: President Obama's Global Health Initiative and HIV/AIDS -- Raising the Bar

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

Eradication of HIV is possible if the world community remains fully committed to funding cost-effective antiretroviral treatment initiatives. Treating our way out is indeed possible.

Microbicide Study: Important for Science and Global Development Partnerships (Postcard from Vienna)

Nandini Oomman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nandini Oomman

The biggest news from the 2010 AIDS Conference was no doubt the encouraging results from the trial of a female microbicide gel to block the transmission of HIV.

Why Young People Will Help Us Defeat AIDS

Georgia Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Georgia Arnold

We are seeing a sea change on AIDS, a turning point in attitudes. Young people are not "the future," they are the here and now. And they're making smarter choices about their sexual health.

United States Global Health Policy: HIV/AIDS Treatment Funding At Risk Under President Obama

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

The diminishing commitment by the G8 towards HIV/AIDS treatment funding is a major topic at the Vienna AIDS conference. Sadly, the perception that HIV/AIDS is no longer an emergency is misinformed.

From the American People? Prison and No Backup From the U.S. Government for Work on AIDS

Richard Elovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Elovich

When the US, the UK, or the Global Fund support NGOs to take on AIDS education, the contracts should be two-way agreements; you do the HIV prevention, and we watch your back and help protect you from those who might be angered.

Building on Success: A Roadmap for HIV Prevention

Bill Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bill Gates

There are reasons to be hopeful in the fight against AIDS. The number of people getting treatment has increased 12-fold since 2003. I'm confident we will write the story of the end of AIDS.

Great Strides in the AIDS Response -- and a Need to Continue Moving Forward Together

International AIDS Conference 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
International AIDS Conference  2010

Once again, we are at a crossroads in the global AIDS response. Far from giving up or turning back, this is the time to learn from our experience, roll up our sleeves, and get the job done.