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  • The battle to save the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is already well underway, just one month after President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration and his almost immediate reinstatement of the country's global gag order on foreign funding for comprehensive sexual health services.

    February 22, 2017
  • “The last person that I train, I want that training to be in something other than HIV”, says Jared Baeten. Speaking to The Lancet Infectious Diseases from the HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P) in Chicago, IL, USA, where he has brought a 12-strong team of his researchers, Baeten explains: “When that time comes, I want HIV to have been eliminated as public health threat, so we can focus on other diseases”.

    January 3, 2017
  • A Boston-based biotech company will partner with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in a $140 million effort to prevent HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

    December 30, 2016
    Boston Herald
  • Voice of America interviews AVAC’s Mitchell Warren about the success of PEPFAR under Obama and Bush. Listen and learn about the potential for continued success if this high-impact program gets robust funding under the next presidential administration.

    December 30, 2016
    Voice of America
  • This Wall Street Journal article quotes AVAC's Mitchell Warren in this story about a promising innovation in HIV prevention: a match-stick size implantable drug pump for delivering PrEP.

    December 29, 2016
    The Wall Street Journal
  • On the occasion of World AIDS Day, Devex interviews AVAC Executive Director Mitchell Warren to speak about best utilizing existing tools for treatment and prevention and the development of additional tools for the future.

    December 1, 2016
  • Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates sat down to answer questions from African academics about HIV/AIDS.

    November 30, 2016
    The Conversation
  • PrEP is not a magic bullet. But we won’t end the HIV epidemic without it.

    November 30, 2016
  • LGBT rights advocates and allies from all over the world have gathered in Bangkok this week for the 28th ILGA World Conference.

    November 30, 2016
    Washington Blade
  • Check out AVACer Emily Bass’ timely piece on the history of AIDS published in Esquire.

    November 29, 2016