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  • Welcome to the first in a series of AVAC updates ahead of and during the 22nd International AIDS Conference, which will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23–27.

    July 11, 2018
  • The June episode of Px Pulse is up! In this episode, researchers and advocates debate the rationale, risks and ethics of interrupting treatment as part of cure research. This is known as analytic treatment interruption or ATI.

    June 28, 2018
  • Journalists and scientists need each other if the public is going to understand the importance of research and support it. To bridge this gap, AVAC has conducted workshops for editors, scientists and civil society.

    June 20, 2018
    Angelo Kaggwa-Katumba
    Kay Marshall
  • With HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) in the spotlight earlier this month, AVAC’s May episode of Px Pulse features four experts steeped in HIV vaccine research. Together they help set expectations for where the field is now and where it is going.

    May 31, 2018
  • HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, May 18, commemorates the vital and ongoing work to develop a vaccine against HIV. This work advances because of the ingenuity, courage and commitment of trial participants, host communities, funders, scientists and advocates. AVAC salutes the collective trust and sustained dedication to end the epidemic.

    May 18, 2018
    Antibody Related Research, HIV Vaccine
  • 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