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Webinar & Meeting Reports

  • November 12, 2014
    Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs) are a fast-growing area in women’s sexual and reproductive health. On November 12, AVAC and CAMI Health co-hosted a webinar: MPT Acceptability in Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa.
  • November 10, 2014

    This series of three webinars, hosted jointly by EATG and AVAC, is designed to prepare and update EATG members for a special meeting on new developments in prevention on 23-25th January 2015 in Brussels. 

    The first webinar addressed the latest updates on treatment as prevention. Speakers included Dr. Reuben Granich, Senior Advisor for Care and Treatment at UNAIDS, Dr. Sarah Fidler of Imperial College London, and Silvia Petretti, Deputy CEO of Positively UK.

  • November 6, 2014

    Following HIV R4P, AVAC held a webinar focused on the “state of the prevention union” according to civil society partners who attended the meeting and/or are working on relevant issues in their countries and communities.

  • November 4, 2014

    The status of HIV vaccines and how new technologies impact ongoing efforts were discussed by Anthony Faucci, Mitchell Warren, and Margie McGlynn at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

  • October 27, 2014 to October 31, 2014

    The HIV R4P conference is the first global conference to cover all forms of biomedical HIV prevention, including AIDS vaccines, microbicides, PrEP, treatment as prevention and other approaches. It replaces the microbicide- and vaccine-specific conferences that have taken place in the past, and has been designed to provide a unified forum for addressing both intervention-specific and cross-cutting issues.

  • October 14, 2014
    A New-York based panel discussion featured doctors, PrEP users, activists, focusing on what PrEP means for women.
  • October 8, 2014

    In Melbourne, UNAIDS launched a new initiative known as “90-90-90”, which lays out new targets for testing, treatment and virologic suppression. Where did these targets come from, what do they mean—and where does prevention fit in? Chris Collins, Chief of the Community Mobilization Division at UNAIDS addressed these questions and more.

  • October 2, 2014 to October 5, 2014

    USCA is the largest AIDS-related gathering in the US, bringing together thousands of workers from all fronts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic to build national support networks and exchange the latest information. In 2014, USCA “will continue to highlight how the Affordable Care Act can help us draw even closer to ending the epidemic, while focusing on the challenges we still have to overcome to achieve this vision.”

  • October 1, 2014

    AIDS 2014 featured analyses of data on the potential relationship between hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV infection. Researchers Charles Morrison (FHI 360) and Kristin Wall (Emory University), and Mary Lyn Gaffield from the WHO discussed the newest findings and guidance.

  • September 24, 2014

    Get details on the iPrEx OLE study from principal investigator Robert Grant, who presented the data at AIDS 2014. The first open-label PrEP study to publish results, these data from iPrEx OLE begin to answer a number of questions on PrEP use in the “real world”.