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Progress on Microbicides: Tenacity and Toolkits

Ward Cates | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Ward Cates

Although microbicide products are not yet available, preparing ourselves sooner rather than later will give us a head start. We know that making microbicides widely available for HIV prevention, both globally and in local contexts, will require a comprehensive approach.

Listening to Women's Voices on HIV Prevention

Mitchell Warren | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Mitchell Warren

Women and girls have been at the center of the HIV prevention research agenda for more than a decade. Women account for half of new HIV infections worldwide, in part because there are too few prevention options that they can control.

To End AIDS, the World Needs a Plan

Mitchell Warren | Posted 02.05.2012 | Impact
Mitchell Warren

Last Thursday, on World AIDS Day, President Obama threw the full weight of the U.S. government behind a vision that would have seemed outlandish until now: The end of the global AIDS epidemic.

On International Women's Day: New Promise for Empowering Women

Ward Cates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ward Cates

Winning the fight to empower women will require all of us with an interest in global health and development to bring adequate resources, smart and coordinated strategies, and our total commitment to HIV-prevention.

No Turning Back: Pursuing the promise of HIV prevention

Mitchell Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mitchell Warren

Last week, 2,499 gay and bisexual men and transgender women from four continents made history when the iPrEx HIV prevention trial reported positive re...

Investing in Game Changers

Dr. Rajiv Shah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Rajiv Shah

Now is the time to think strategically, and across sectors and boundaries, about how we as a nation can better deploy science, technology, and innovation in the service of humanity.

Glimmers of Hope on HIV

Isobel Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isobel Coleman

Today, in the nine hardest-hit African countries, young women are about three times as likely as young men to be HIV positive. Two recent studies offer some hope.

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.

An AIDS Vaccine is Now More than a Dream

Mitchell Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Warren

Before embarking on the necessary process of questioning and debating the results of a recent HIV prevention trial, the world should take a moment to celebrate an historic finding.

The Cure on Black AIDS Day

Johnathon Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Johnathon Briggs

The statistics hit like a blow to the gut. Nearly half of all new HIV cases in the U.S. are among African Americans, even though we represent just 12 percent of the population.