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  • In this audio interview, Slim Abdool Karim, co-principal investigator of the landmark CAPRISA 004 study, talks about why designing trials with oral PrEP is a must—scientifically and ethically.

    September 22, 2017
    AVAC
  • Check out the latest issue of Px Wire for a deep dive into the data that suggest men who have sex with men may be protected by oral PrEP, even if they don’t dose every day—and for the reasons why these data do not apply to women. You’ll also find out why messages about global AIDS are on our mind—and what we’d change about the current global conversation.

    September 14, 2017
    AVAC
  • Are we in the Golden Age of HIV prevention, as first heralded at the 2016 International AIDS Society conference? Listen to this short interview with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at NIH, where he explains the recent progress and upcoming HIV prevention trials, and what it will take to “put out the fire.”

    September 13, 2017
    General
    AVAC
  • We recently held a webinar with Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, the Director of the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) at the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about the future of investments in the US National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) HIV clinical trial research networks in the US and internationally.

    September 6, 2017
    General
    AVAC
  • Kenyan civil society recently called a meeting with the leaders and implementers of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) activities in the country. The meeting’s purpose was to have a frank discussion about the role of community support in the national PrEP program, and touch on progress with HIV self-testing implementation.
    August 8, 2017
    Daisy Ouya
  • AVAC is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2018 Advocacy Fellows. Consider applying to be an Advocacy Fellow and join the 56 Fellows and alumni of the program!

    August 3, 2017
    General
    AVAC
  • Ntokozo Zakwe is a young woman from Hillcrest in KwaZulu Natal who was raped when she was only 11 years old. The man who raped her threatened her and said there would be consequences if she told anyone about it. Now, thirteen years later, she is ready to tell her story.

    July 31, 2017
    General
    Zizo Zikali
  • Several members of AVAC are attending the International AIDS Society meeting in Paris this week. This update offers a selective, whirlwind tour of conference events.

    July 25, 2017
    General
    AVAC
  • Last year at the Durban AIDS Conference, many of us donned big round stickers that said “Code Red” for HIV prevention. If you’ve got yours, perhaps on a conference bag or t-shirt, you’ve got the main message we’d like to convey regarding the new UNAIDS report on the state of the HIV epidemic.

    July 21, 2017
    General
    AVAC
  • This year’s funding report shows that prevention funding continues to slowly decline overall. Over the same time, cure research got a big bump from global funders. A separate cure-focused brief, developed in partnership with the International AIDS Society, showed investment in cure research tripled since 2012.

    July 20, 2017
    AVAC

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