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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

  • 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!

  • May 10, 2016

    It’s been 12 years since I first encountered the notion of PrEP, which was at the AIDS 2004 conference in Bangkok. I was intrigued by the idea but later on, I lost both hope and track of the trajectory of PrEP. Fast forward over a decade later and PrEP is poised to become a success story. This is why last week’s meeting of mostly gay African men devising advocacy plans for PrEP access felt long overdue, but also perfectly timed.

  • May 6, 2016

    Seventy-five advocates from across Africa—friends, allies, researchers—came together for a one-day meeting in Johannesburg on April 14 to discuss the recent dapivirine ring results, what they mean in the broader context of women’s HIV prevention, what comes next and key milestones to plan for.

  • May 5, 2016

    The AVAC Advocacy Fellows Program hit a milestone, welcoming its seventh class. The program now boasts 50 Fellows and Alumni. AVAC's Advocacy Fellows Program supports emerging advocates in countries with ongoing or planned HIV prevention research and/or rollout of proven interventions. Fellows develop and execute a 12-month work plan to address local or national policy or research gaps.

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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.