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26 JANUARY 2018 VOLUME 19 ISSUE 4

Media Coverage

  • The Global Fund has praised Kenya for presenting the 'most gay-friendly' budget for the Sh38 billion grant to fight HIV, TB, and malaria.

    January 25, 2018
    General
    The Star
  • Fewer young Americans are getting tested for HIV because they do not believe that they could have been exposed, a new report from the CDC reveals. Nearly 70 percent of young men and women between 15 and 24 reported that they had never been tested for HIV between 2011 and 2015, a 5.6 increase from rates of never-testing in 2010.

    January 25, 2018
    General
    Daily Mail
  • People who have a higher proportion of CD4 immune cells that have gut-homing proteins on their surface are at higher risk of contracting HIV and, if infected, of disease progression. Researchers hope this finding may help them develop an antibody treatment that can induce a state of viral remission.

    January 25, 2018
    General
    POZ
  • Brazil began offering a HIV prevention drug for free to at-risk populations as a state policy. It is the first country in Latin America to adopt the program that aims to offer a new prevention method and reduce rising infections among youths.

    January 25, 2018
    CGTN
  • For the first time in China, people with HIV will be able to receive treatment in the form of a single pill. Five months after receiving approval from the China Food and Drug Administration, British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Saturday introduced its market-leading antiretroviral drug Triumeq, which contains three active ingredients in a single pill.

    January 24, 2018
    Sixth Tone
  • Many adolescent girls and young women with multiple risk factors for infection with HIV do not consider themselves to be at high risk for acquiring the infection or worry about HIV, according to research conducted in Malawi and published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

    January 24, 2018
    General
    aidsmap
  • Activists warn new data shows government may have invested millions into the wrong female condom and may be on the verge of doing it again.

    January 24, 2018
    Bhekisisa
  • Unfortunately, for black and brown people, HIV never stopped being a deadly epidemic both domestically and internationally despite new language that continues to describe it as a “chronic illness.” For that reason, it is important that the work done by black-specific organizations continues the fight to end the spread of the virus in two communities that are easily overlooked and, in many ways, easily disposable.

    January 24, 2018
    General
    HIV Equal
  • According to the UNAIDS report 2017, an estimated 5.1 million in the Asia Pacific region are living with HIV while only 2.4 million have access to treatment.

    January 24, 2018
    General
    Inquirer
  • First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday met UNAIDS country director Mr Girmay Haile at Zimbabwe House and pledged to play a national and international advocacy role in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

    January 24, 2018
    General
    Nehanda Radio
  • A US government program to prevent, treat and care for people with HIV/AIDS in poor countries has been highly effective and should continue, experts say.

    January 24, 2018
    General
    HealthDay
  • The use of language, even a single word, poses an ethical conundrum in clinical research (see "Speaking the same language"). Take the word "cure." It may seem like a word most people can agree upon, but that's simply not true…. Funders now have a chance to demonstrate forward-looking leadership with grants that foster collaboration between social and biomedical scientists focused on cure.

    January 23, 2018
    The BodyPro
  • Matthew Hodson explains why so many sexual health organizations back the message that those with undetectable viral loads don’t pass on HIV.

    January 23, 2018
    Gay Star News
  • While the GOP celebrates its recent political victory of passing its massive tax code overhaul, the most vulnerable among us, especially LGBTQ youth of color living with HIV/AIDS, are at significant risk as a result of the new legislation—among other recent policies—according to advocates and researchers in the health care realm.

    January 23, 2018
    General
    Slate
  • Of all the counties between Puget Sound and the Great Lakes, just two pop up on a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention map as among the nation's most at-risk for HIV.

    January 22, 2018
    General
    Tri-City Herald
  • A recently published study shows positive early results for a once-weekly HIV antiretroviral in pill form that slowly releases the medications…..Many news outlets, from NPR to Gizmodo, reported on the study as a major breakthrough to deal with patient adherence -- getting patients to take their medications daily, as prescribed. But issues of adherence are only partly about the patient.

    January 22, 2018
    The BodyPro

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