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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

  • August 22, 2016

    The International AIDS Conference closed exactly a month ago today. While it lacked the pageantry of last night’s 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

    This week 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.

  • August 4, 2016

    Every International AIDS Conference leaves a paper trail. If you were in Durban for the meeting that ended nearly two weeks ago, you’re probably still finding pamphlets, stickers and business cards in the corners of your luggage. And if you stayed home, you’re probably wondering how to wade through the piles of publications—maybe not paper, but plenty of links to PDF documents. Here at AVAC, we’d like to help—with a quick tour of AVAC Report 2016: Big Data, Real People—and a look at the Durban sessions that related to its core messages.

  • July 28, 2016

    AVAC and partners were proud to set up the first ever Research Literacy Networking Zone (RLNZ) in the Global Village at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban (AIDS 2016). The Zone was designed to be a place where experts and advocates could unpack the science and explain the status of HIV prevention, treatment and cure research to anyone and everyone at the conference with a hunger to know more.

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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.