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  • Research on broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) is taking the field of HIV prevention science in new directions, with implications for new prevention interventions and vaccine development. There’s much to know and much to learn about these powerful instruments of the immune system.

    May 17, 2018
    Antibody Related Research, HIV Vaccine
    Bill Snow
  • With HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) just around the corner, AVAC has several announcements — updates to our annual HVAD toolkit, a new advocacy resource and our May 17 webinar on the current state of HIV vaccine research from two perspectives.

    May 11, 2018
  • In the new issue of Px Wire, AVAC gives our take on this year’s PEPFAR process for establishing the Country Operational Plans (COPs). These plans define what work will be done with PEPFAR money at the country level and how that work will be evaluated in each of the 63 countries that receive PEPFAR money.

    May 3, 2018
  • In this episode of Px Pulse, our monthly podcast, we bring you two different conversations, each throwing a spotlight on different aspects of HIV prevention advocacy today. You'll hear how the AVAC Partner Forum brought key issues into focus and how these advocates are sharpening their strategies. Then we turn to a global effort to accelerate prevention.

    April 30, 2018
  • The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections featured over 4,000 researchers, advocates, implementers—and a couple big snowstorms—along with a range of scientific findings of great interest to prevention advocates. Join us to dig into the data with researchers and discuss with fellow advocates how these findings can inform our advocacy work moving forward.

    April 18, 2018
  • Rob Newells, Executive Director of the AIDS Project of the East Bay, gives his personal (US-centered, black MSM-focused) highlights from CROI 2018.

    April 5, 2018
    Rob Newells
  • At CROI 2018 we heard stories, saw new data, and had lots of questions about early PrEP rollout. Please join AVAC and partners from Jilinde in Kenya and PZAT in Zimbabwe for an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, April 18, 9am ET to explore valuable resources for people working to deliver oral PrEP. See below for some of the tools and resources we will explore and discuss during the webinar. Check them out and come with your questions!

    April 4, 2018
  • In this episode of Px Pulse, Zeda Rosenberg of IPM explains the latest findings and spells out how, when, where and if the ring might become an available tool. A trial participant and community leader in Uganda pulls back the curtain on the ups and downs of using the ring, and a Ugandan investigator with the REACH study explains the importance of this trial.

    March 30, 2018
  • AVAC is pleased to announce the sixth offering of our global Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Online Training Course. Through online lessons, personal feedback and discussions with faculty, participants will strengthen their strategic planning skills and learn to translate GPP theory into real-world practice!

    March 26, 2018
  • Historically, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections is heavy on basic science and early-phase research. Data from these types of studies were still prominent in 2018. This year the meeting also broadened its lens from the lab to the ways that different strategies are, or might, have an impact in the context of people's complex lives.
    March 23, 2018
    Deirdre Grant