In the Shadow of COVID-19, the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria Continues By Berk Ehrmantraut, Senior Digital Communications Manager, Friends of the Global Fight Over the past year, COVID-19 has transformed the world. From our work routines and travel to our ability to see friends and family, no aspect of our lives has gone…

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Organized by AIDS United and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Pandemics and the Black Diaspora: HIV and COVID-19 September 22, 2020 RSVP AIDS United and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will host an interactive virtual session during the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Annual Legislative Conference.…

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Organized by Multiple Partners or Sponsors HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response July-October, 2020 More Information The HIV2020 Conference has been re-imagined as a series of 2-hour sessions that will take place via Zoom between the months of July and October. We will conclude HIV2020 by sharing our learnings and highlights from our virtual event on World…

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Organized by Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Dual Pandemics: Global Youth Perspectives on Fighting HIV & COVID-19 June 12, 2020 RSVP Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation for a conversation with youth…

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This blog was originally posted by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and written by Isabel Garcia and Meria Million, EGPAF- Malawi  Despite Malawi’s success in expanding HIV prevention, care, and treatment services, the proportion of people living with HIV who know their HIV status is only 53%; well below the 90% target set in the country’s…

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This guest post was provided by Cardno Emerging Markets, and written by Peter Alani, HRH Program Manager for the USAID/Uganda Strengthening Decentralization for Sustainability Program, based in Kampala, Uganda HIV prevalence rate in Uganda has reached 7.3 percent (up from 6.4 percent in 2006) and the need for the health sector to scale up HIV and AIDS…

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This blog was provided by Global Health Innovations. The notion of an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure is nothing new, but it’s a concept that takes on particular significance in the battle against HIV – where an ounce of prevention is priceless because, for the time being, there is no cure. It…

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This blog was cross-posted from the Huffington Post and written by Dr Alvaro Bermejo, Executive Director, International HIV/AIDS Alliance. In just a few months’ time, the world will agree on a new set of global development goals which are expected to be more ambitious, more rights-based and more sustainable than the preceding Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Proposed targets…

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If you’ve been following the discussion around the World Health Organization’stechnical guidance on hormonal contraception and HIV, chances are you’ve seen this message emerge. So what female-controlled, dual protection methods are available today—methods that help prevent both pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV?

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This is a guest blog by Meredith Mazzotta of Science Speaks, the blog of the Center for Global Health Policy. ROME  — There was some consensus among the Tuesday opening plenary speakers at the 2011 International AIDS Society Conference – there are many challenges to effective HIV prevention and antiretroviral therapy (ART) deployment. Dr. Peter Piot,…

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