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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

  • January 21, 2016

    Organizations from across the US penned a letter to President Obama urging that the NIH budget include the US $100 million increase for HIV/AIDS research for FY2016 promised by the President in March of 2015. Noting that now is a time to prioritize, not cut HIV/AIDS research, the letter highlights the potential for research advances to help “end the scourge of HIV/AIDS”, a priority the President himself called out in his recent State of the Union speech.

  • January 6, 2016

    With recent advances in ARV-based HIV prevention implementation, some may ask whether the world still needs an AIDS vaccine to end the epidemic? A new modeling analysis, published this month in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, answers this question with a resounding yes.

  • January 6, 2016

    AVAC joins My Fabulous Disease Blogger, Mark King, in his recognition and praise for the promise of 16 diverse HIV leaders. His list includes Cassie Warren and Nick Feustal who—in addition to being leaders in the great work described in Mark’s piece—are also members of AVAC’s PxROAR program.

  • January 5, 2016

    What do you do when the people responsible for PrEP education don’t readily trust the medical system and believe they’re required to push PrEP at the expense of other interventions? Rob Newells weighs in on the need to expand PrEP rollout, countering PrEP detractors during and gives personal reflections on what might have been if PrEP were available a decade ago.

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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.