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  • September 10, 2015 to September 13, 2015

    The mission of the United States Conference on AIDS is to increase the strength and diversity of the community-based response to HIV/AIDS epidemic through education, training, new partnerships, collaboration and networking. Each year, thousands of front line responders from the domestic response to HIV and AIDS – including people living with HIV or AIDS, case managers, health care and public health professionals, concerned advocates and private sector partners come together to network with providers and researchers at all levels, exchange best practices and gain exposure to both new potential strategies as well as proven effective that have been tested in real world settings.

  • September 9, 2015

    WHO's Dr. Rachel Baggaley, unpacked the HIV testing guidelines and highlight the need-to-know specifics of the new guidelines.

  • September 9, 2015

    A critical first step in achieving the 90-90-90 targets proposed by UNAIDS is ensuring that 90 percent of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status by 2020. This is an ambitious goal, as currently only half of people living with HIV know their status. The recently released WHO HIV testing guidelines address and respond to this reality. The WHO's Dr. Rachel Baggaley, unpacked the HIV testing guidelines and highlighted the need-to-know specifics of the new guidelines.

  • September 9, 2015

    The development of multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) has emerged in recent years as a leading strategy to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes. José Fernández Romero, a Population Council virologist, discussed the importance of MPTs designed to target different viral sexually transmitted infections and formulated for use in both vaginal and rectal compartments.

  • September 9, 2015

    On September 9, 2015, the Black AIDS Institute hosted the 2015 National Black PrEP Summit. The National Black PrEP Summit served as a call to action to identify best practices for PrEP uptake in Black communities and develop implementation strategies with participation from policymakers, local leaders, researchers and experts.

  • September 8, 2015

    The goal of the BTAN National Meeting was to engage BTAN members, co-chairs, and prospective members in capacity-building and best practice sharing workshops. In addtion to learning about the Seek, Test, Treat, and Retain model, the conference aimed to facilitate dialogue about the socio-contextual issues associated with seeking, testing, treating, and retaining African American and other Black people in HIV care. Additionally, the BTAN delegates reported on their BTAN workplans, gaining critical feedback from their peers.

  • September 2, 2015

    CHANGE and AVAC convened in Washington, DC for the launch of a new report, Prevention Now: An Integration Agenda for Women, by Women. Click here to read the report.

  • July 30, 2015

    The US Women and PrEP Working Group and partners had a first-hand look at PrEP and transgender women — through the eyes of women prescribing it, using it, choosing not to use it, advocates calling for more research on it and policy-makers charged with integrating it into the national HIV response.

  • July 29, 2015

    Advocates and researchers discussed data presented at IAS 2015, its implications and what's next on the road to Durban 2016!

  • July 24, 2015

    HIV activists helmed sessions ranging from movement-building and activism history, creating awareness on HIV criminalization, and strategizing collectively for justice for all Black lives.