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AVAC's Blog: P-Values

  • In addition to our P-Values posting yesterday, AVAC’s Emily Bass also wrote a longer piece for the Reproductive Health Reality Check blog, which contains expanded analysis and information.

    January 13, 2015
    AVAC
  • A newly published analysis and an accompanying commentary in the journal Lancet Infectious Diseases is stirring up questions about the relationship between injectable contraceptives and the risk of HIV acquisition among HIV-negative women.

    January 12, 2015
    AVAC
  • It is sometimes said in our field that clinical trial protocols are too complex for community members to review. But we also say research should not go forward without the approval of the community. How can community members, activists, and other people whose primary expertise might not be clinical research provide meaningful input into protocols and broader research agendas? The Community Research Advisors Group (CRAG) has released a new tool to help with this challenge. Take a look here at A Protocol Review Companion for Activists.

    January 9, 2015
    AVAC
  • Mark S. King of MyFabulousDisease.com published a piece in The Body listing 15 HIV advocates worth watching in 2015. The list includes AVAC's 2014 Fellow Yvette Raphael of South Africa.

    January 6, 2015
    AVAC
  • A number of great pieces focusing on women and PrEP recently came out, including new data on PrEP knowledge and attitudes, a video clip, webinar resources and an article on the question of why so many women are still being infected with HIV when there’s a pill to prevent it.
    January 5, 2015
    AVAC
  • In an article for HIV Plus Magazine, Charles Stephens, founder of the Counter Narrative Project and a member of AVAC’s PxROAR advocacy cadre, talks about the importance of gay black men remembering “our legacy” related to HIV and AIDS and stigma and discrimination.

    January 5, 2015
    AVAC
  • AVAC's Executive Director, Mitchell Warren, speaks with the Voice of America about the opportunities and challenges for the AIDS response in 2015.

    January 1, 2015
    Joe DeCapua
  • National Public Radio interviewed activist Adebisi "Bisi" Alimi about the double hardship of being gay and living with HIV in Nigeria. Bisi currently resides in London where he is a lead advocate on gay rights within the LGBT migrant African community. He is an original member of AVAC’s PxROAR Europe program, bringing HIV biomedical prevention advocacy and education to affected communities such as the African MSM diaspora.

    December 28, 2014
    AVAC
  • Our Executive Director Mitchell Warren reflects on the many accomplishments of the year past, looks forward to a busy 2015 ahead and asks for your continued support.
    December 22, 2014
    AVAC
  • Stigma against HIV/AIDS and fear of discrimination run strong in South Africa with women facing a disproportionately large array of consequences. AVAC Fellow Yvette Raphael describes her struggle with stigma and discrimination in South Africa after being diagnosed in 2000.

    December 19, 2014
    AVAC

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