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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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  • June 10, 2016

    AVAC joins our colleagues and collaborators from civil society in expressing disappointment in the UN HLM Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast-Track to Accelerate the Fight against HIV and to End the AIDS Epidemic By 2030 that was issued, noting in particular the failure to produce language that elevates gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender people and sex workers to equal status with all other people at risk of and living with HIV in the world today.

  • May 31, 2016

    UNAIDS released a new report showing a 2 million increase in the number of people on treatment over the previous year. However, declines in rates of HIV acquisition have slowed and overall rates of new infections largely unchanged, showing how missed opportunities like unreached VMMC targets and evidence-based responses are hurting prevention.

  • May 24, 2016

    For the second year in a row, the US AIDS program PEPFAR has opened its annual planning process up to civil society engagement and input. The in-person COP review is the culmination of an engagement process that has included countries sharing voluminous quantities of data on the previous year’s performance and the next year’s targets, along with a narrative “Strategic Direction Summary” describing the plans for the years ahead.

  • May 18, 2016

    The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it will fund a large-scale efficacy trial in South Africa to test the prime-boost vaccine regimen that is a modified version of the RV144 vaccine that showed modest efficacy in 2009. This will be the first large-scale HIV vaccine trial to take place in South Africa in almost a decade, and an exciting development for the country and the field. Learn about these developments and more with our HIV Vaccine Awareness Day Toolkit!

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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

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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.