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  • Science is at the centre of efforts to design and implement more effective preventative and care programmes for HIV/AIDS set out in a blueprint published by a US government initiative that fights the disease.

    December 7, 2012
  • Matthew Rose is an HIV advocate and a strong voice for young black gay men in the United States. Based in Washington D.C., Matthew does independent consulting on HIV/AIDS policy.

    December 4, 2012
    The Body Pro
  • Mitchell Warren, the executive director of the AVAC global advocacy group for HIV prevention, says the world has begun to talk about something that would have been unimaginable even two years ago -- an end to the global AIDS epidemic.

    December 2, 2012
    Radio Free Europe
  • The 13 people below are some of the leaders in the biomedical prevention field who have helped usher in a new era of safer-sex tools and continue to advance the science and policy needed to reduce the number of new HIV cases.

    December 1, 2012
  • Tomorrow is World AIDS Day and most organizations that had something to say about this have already said it.

    November 30, 2012
  • In the past decade, post-Soviet countries have seen the rate of HIV infections rise steadily, from 130,000 a year in 2001 to 140,000 in 2011.

    November 30, 2012
    Radio Free Europe
  • Over the last year, something big changed in the fight against AIDS. The world started talking about the beginning of the end of the disease on a global scale.

    November 30, 2012
    Global Post
  • As Elton John’s band played on during the latest International Aids Society conference in July in Washington, President Barack Obama kept his distance, hosting a select political gathering a short distance away in the White House.

    November 29, 2012
    Financial Times
  • Ambitious plans to curtail the spread of AIDS by promoting male circumcision have fallen far short of organizers’ hopes, particularly in Africa.

    November 29, 2012
    Washington Times
  • AIDS is alive and well in a new generation of teenagers and young adults, most of them young men, who are having risky sex, often fueled by drugs or alcohol, US officials said Tuesday.

    November 27, 2012
    NBC News