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  • The research leading to the report sought to find the link between HIV infection and deaths in two of Nairobi's largest morgues – Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) mortuary and City Mortuary.

    July 18, 2016
    Standard Media
  • Today’s HIV goals are even more ambitious, and rightly so. Thanks to a spate of scientific advances, this decade could be the beginning of the end of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. But it won’t be if the focus stays only on scaling up treatment.

    July 18, 2016
  • The Co-chair of the 21st International AIDS Society (AIS) Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi said the search for curative strategy of HIV is a goal of paramount importance and a priority for the future of HIV research.

    July 17, 2016
    New Vision
  • A team from International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), led by President and CEO, Mark Feinberg, will be encouraging the global response to end HIV at the 21st International AIDS Conference, in Durban, South Africa.

    July 17, 2016
    Times of India
  • Leading US scientist Anthony Fauci on Saturday reminded researchers hunting for a cure for HIV to make sure they were open about the risks patients faced in investigating novel therapies, and did their utmost to protect their safety.

    July 16, 2016
    Business Day Live
  • At the April meeting of the Miami Men who have Sex with Men Collaborative, Dr. Mario Stevenson discussed “Obstacles to the Cure of HIV Infection.” Stevenson identified the major obstacle to an HIV cure as those “resting,” HIV-infected cells that fail to express signs of infection.

    July 15, 2016
    South Florida Gay News
  • Sixteen years after the last International AIDS Conference in South Africa, the global picture is mixed.

    July 15, 2016
    US News
  • A comprehensive new strategy, developed by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and published online in the journal Nature Medicine this week, presents key priorities for research to develop what experts consider to be one of the most important global health goals of our time – a cure for HIV.

    July 13, 2016
  • Despite recent scientific advances, a cure for HIV remains elusive and it would be more realistic to focus on putting the disease into remission, according to one of the world’s leading HIV cure researchers.

    July 12, 2016
    Business Day Live
  • The HIV research community continues to make progress toward finding a cure, but is still grappling with a range of challenges, an expert in the field said in a webinar on June 6. The event was the first in a series of educational webinars taking place this month entitled "CUREiculum," which are organized by AVAC -- Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention.

    July 8, 2016
    The Body