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  • As 2018 comes to an end, AVAC extends gratitude to all HIV prevention advocates—those we work with, those whose names we do not know—for the hope and fierce commitment that you bring to the work every day.

    December 21, 2018
    General
    AVAC
  • In this episode of Px Pulse, we consider how future HIV prevention trials will need to be designed as HIV prevention evolves... and how to strengthen community engagement along with it. At the heart of the matter is that clinical trials for HIV prevention are set to get bigger and more complex, in response to advances in HIV prevention, such as PrEP.

    December 18, 2018
    AVAC
  • As 2018 winds down, we’re struck by the many moments, and movements, in the past year that have depended on listening, without bias and also without loss of conviction. In that spirit, our year-end edition of Px Wire offers 10 questions for activists to pose, with curiosity and conviction, in 2019. What answers do you want, what do you hear, what needs to happen next?

    December 14, 2018
    AVAC
  • Rob Newells, Executive Director of AIDS Project of the East Bay, PxROAR member, and minister and founder the HIV program at Imani Community Church in Oakland, delivered this address to the amfAR Cure Summit in November.

    December 4, 2018
    Rob Newells
  • To highlight the accumulating evidence on how community engagement and participatory practices have been applied in the context of HIV prevention research, Kate MacQueen and Judy Auerbach (UCSF) guest edited a special supplement of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS), on “Science, theory, and practice of engaged research: Good Participatory Practice and beyond.”

    November 28, 2018
    General
    Kate MacQueen
  • The Tuesday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the US is often referred to as #GivingTuesday, which is meant to be a day of giving during the holiday season. We are enormously grateful for our partnerships around the world, and we hope you will consider offering your support to AVAC.

    November 26, 2018
    General
    AVAC
  • Without women like Gcobisa Madlolo, it’s impossible to see how HIV prevention would advance. For her courageous and inspiring voice, Madlolo was awarded the 2018 Omololu Falobi Award for excellence in HIV Prevention Research Community Advocacy. A group of HIV prevention advocacy organizations gives the award, established in 2008, in memory of Nigerian activist Omololu Falobi.

    November 9, 2018
    General
    AVAC
  • AVAC's Maureen Luba gave this essential plenary talk on a multipurpose prevention revolution at the HIV Research for Prevention 2018 conference, held in Madrid, Spain. Affectionately known as R4P, it’s a space where HIV prevention takes center stage. Click to read Maureen's remarks or watch her presentation here.

    October 31, 2018
    Maureen Luba
  • Last week, the HIVR4P conference ended. As delegates returned to home, events unfolded that are all too familiar: pipe bombs and a massacre at synagogue in America; an extremist victory in Brazil’s election; consternation over the Ugandan president’s public remarks that voluntary medical male circumcision does not reduce HIV risk. As the conference recedes and real lives demand attention, this final update explores the question: how do we carry on?

    October 29, 2018
    General
    AVAC
  • Greetings from Madrid! Some meetings are a series of presentations, coffee breaks and cocktails. Others are these things plus something else—a sense of movement towards a consensus, a new commitment. As this HIV R4P conference enters its final day, we feel like it's safe to say that this conference heralded an energized, nuanced commitment to choice.

    October 25, 2018
    General
    AVAC

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