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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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  • October 2, 2015

    Uganda has made tremendous progress in its VMMC scale-up over the past two years, with over 1.7 million men were circumcised in 2013 and 2014 alone. Dr. Barbara Nanteza, Coordinator of the National Safe Male Circumcision program, speaks with the VMMC Truth-tellers Initiative about leadership, collaboration with the Ministry of Health and implementing partners, the unmet need for sustainable funding, best practices and loving her work.

  • September 30, 2015
    WHO today issued an “Early Release Guideline” on when to start antiretroviral therapy and on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. This document recommends 1) initiation of ART in adults living with HIV, regardless of CD4 cell count, and 2) offer of PrEP as a prevention option to all people at substantial risk of acquiring HIV. If implemented, these sweeping recommendations have the potential to change the world by simplifying ART for people living with HIV and revolutionizing prevention for people at risk.
  • September 30, 2015

    On September 27-29, AVAC, IAVI and the TB Alliance gathered together in South Africa for the first ever combined community engagement forum. This forum allowed implementers from HIV and TB to address the strengths and weakness of participatory practices and plan next steps to make engagement work more robust.

  • September 4, 2015

    Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba, an AVAC staff member, discusses the continued shrinking space for civil society – a trend threatening the very foundation of civil society globally, especially organizations that work in the field of HIV/AIDS, with groups like men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs and others. He argues that ending AIDS cannot be achieved without the independence and freedom of expression of civil society organizations.

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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.