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  • Anna Miti, a broadcast journalist and 2015 AVAC Advocacy Fellow, discusses the barriers young women experience for access to sexual and reproductive health and HIV services. She writes about the importance and need for young women to empower themselves and take control of the options that are available in order to stop new infections.
    September 21, 2015
    Anna Miti
  • Prevention advocacy will be in full effect at USCA 2015 with a range of sessions. In this post, we highlight below a handful of sessions that AVAC and our PxROAR partners are leading at the conference.

    September 9, 2015
  • Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba, an AVAC staff member, discusses the continued shrinking space for civil society – a trend threatening the very foundation of civil society globally, especially organizations that work in the field of HIV/AIDS, with groups like men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs and others. He argues that ending AIDS cannot be achieved without the independence and freedom of expression of civil society organizations.

    September 4, 2015
    Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba
  • The Prevention Now report is the product of a meeting convened by CHANGE and AVAC in June 2015 in Nairobi. Advocates from across sub-Saharan Africa and the US leading advocacy efforts on sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV prevention and treatment, gender based violence, sex worker rights, youth health and rights, maternal health and abortion access organizations came together to develop an advocacy agenda around integration.

    September 3, 2015
  • Anna Miti, a 2015 AVAC Advocacy Fellow, reflects on her fellowship experience working with media and HIV prevention over the last six months. She discusses what she has achieved, her lessons learned and her hopes for the remainder of the year. This first appeared on her personal blog.
    September 2, 2015
    Anna Miti
  • John Mutsambi, a community engagement specialist and 2015 AVAC Advocacy Fellow, writes about the need and demand for PrEP in South Africa and how HIV prevention advocates can help make PrEP a reality for South Africans.

    August 28, 2015
    John Mutsambi
  • As more people consider pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, the options for expanding their knowledge of PrEP are, well, expanding.
    August 27, 2015
    Julie "JD" Davis
  • Fred Schaich of IFARA speaks with Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, about HIV prevention research presented at IAS 2015.
    August 24, 2015
    Barbara Jungwirth
  • Cassie Warren is a health educator, activist and PxROAR member. Here she talks about the barriers she sees young people have in accessing HIV prevention services.
    August 24, 2015
    Cassie Warren
  • Devex recently published Right things, right places, right targets — right now, an article calling on the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to set new treatment and prevention targets. These targets matter, especially prevention targets, which often lack precision. The time for targets is now and absent targets is a missed opportunity in the fight against AIDS.

    August 7, 2015