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End of AIDS

Achieving
the
End of
AIDS

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The world is talking about ending AIDS. AVAC’s advocacy is dedicated to realizing that vision. To get there we must:

  • Deliver proven tools for immediate impacts.
  • Demonstrate and roll out new HIV prevention tools.
  • Develop long-term solutions to end the epidemic.

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Spotlight

  • September 15, 2016

    AVAC is pleased to join a number of partners to announce the call for nominations for the 2016 Omololu Falobi Award for Excellence in HIV Prevention Research Community Advocacy. This update includes information on the award, a link to the nomination form due September 28, 2016 and information about the upcoming HIV Research for Prevention (R4P) Conference where the selected advocates will be honored.

  • September 13, 2016

    UNAIDS’ “Fast Track” plan to end the AIDS epidemic includes a trio of targets known as “90 90 90”. Achieving the first 90 (testing) can only happen with a dramatic growth in the number of people testing their HIV status. One way to reach this goal might be “self-testing” kits. Studies reported at the AIDS 2016 conference brought insight into how self-testing kits could work.

  • August 22, 2016

    While the International AIDS Conference lacked the pageantry of the Olympics closing ceremony—which included a prime minister dressed as a video game character—the Durban wrap-up was a reminder of how important the meeting can be in framing global issues and priorities. AVAC’s new issue of Px Wire offers a look at how the Durban wrap-up catapults us into the future.

  • August 12, 2016

    A World Health Organization-commissioned study on the relationship between hormonal contraception and HIV risk was released. The study, published in the journal AIDS, states that the data to date, “strengthen concerns about DMPA". Read on for updates on how advocates can get involved and a brief Q&A on these latest developments.

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What We Do

AVAC uses education, policy analysis, advocacy, community mobilization and a network of global collaborations to accelerate ethical development and global delivery of biomedical HIV prevention options. Read more

Px Methods

AVAC advocates for a comprehensive response to the epidemic, involving smart use of every proven HIV prevention option available today and sustained research into many new strategies.