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International Aids Conference

AIDS-free Generation? Not Without Women

Serra Sippel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Serra Sippel

Five years ago, women overtook men as the majority of people in the world living with HIV. They've held on to that majority and started to take over other areas as well.

Researchers Show Newfound Optimism On AIDS

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- An AIDS-free generation: It seems an audacious goal, considering how the HIV epidemic still is raging around the world. Yet more than 2...

Preparing President Obama for the International AIDS Conference, July 2012

David Holtgrave | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
David Holtgrave

The next four months are a critical time for the Administration, the International AIDS Conference, and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. We might ask a familiar question: We know what to do, but will we do it?

President Obama, Will You Heed Archbishop Tutu's Call to Action?

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 11.29.2011 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Are we confident that U.S. leadership on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis will acknowledge the evidence about what is possible and rise to this challenge? Will President Obama heed Archbishop Tutu's call to action and do his part to end AIDS?

Rights and Health, Right Now, for Migrants

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

This article by Joseph Amon and Kanae Doi originally appeared in the October 27, 2010 edition of Africa Japan Forum "Africa Now" No. 89. The South Af...

AIDS Will Be Conquered

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Norwood

Yes, it's sad that despite the years of research and millions of dollars spent, there's no AIDS cure and there's no preventive vaccine; but saddest yet would be to ignore the real possibility for real control of AIDS in the foreseeable future.

AIDS Conference Opening Is Uninspiring (Postcard from Vienna)

Nandini Oomman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nandini Oomman

Not as large or energizing as previous AIDS conferences, the Vienna 2010 jamboree officially kicked off on Sunday night at the Messe Wien Center. Despite initial frustrations, I'm staying optimistic.

The HIV and TB Prison Crisis in Southern Africa

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

In 1988, while Nelson Mandela was in prison, he contracted tuberculosis (TB). TB is common in prisons, with overcrowded cells and poor ventilation fac...

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.

Bill Gates Disrupted By 'Robin Hood' Protest At International AIDS Conference (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates hoped to use his appearance at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna to outline a new economic plan, designed to t...

HIV and Human Rights: Here and Now?

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

The 18th International AIDS Conference kicks off this week here in Vienna. Twenty-five thousand people are expected to attend sessions focused on the latest in HIV science, policy and programs. The theme? "Rights Here, Right Now."

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.

Bill Clinton Speaks At International AIDS Conference

AP | VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

VIENNA — Two heavy hitters on the world health stage – Bill Clinton and Bill Gates – called Monday for a more efficient fight worldw...

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.

HIV Behind Bars

Joe Amon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Amon

When last measured, HIV prevalence in Zambian prisons was a staggering 27 percent, almost double the rate in the general population.

Will Obama Keep up the Fight on Global AIDS?

Leila Nimatallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leila Nimatallah

With AIDS still killing 7,400 people each day, now is not the time to slow down, especially when you consider the impact of the crisis on children.

Annie Lennox Raises Her Voice

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marianne Schnall

In this exclusive interview from the International AIDS Conference, Annie Lennox talks about the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the status of women, her SING campaign, and staying sane in a world gone mad.