Topics :: HIV prevention

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Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

Long-Acting PrEP Injectable Begins First Trial

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jan 2
A new trial begins, with hopes of making HIV prevention more practical to the public.

Data Shows PEPFAR Plan Making An Impact In Africa

Data Shows PEPFAR Plan Making An Impact In Africa

Dec 11
New data released this week by PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief) indicates the AIDS epidemic is becoming controlled in older adults and babies in the African countries of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

AHF Doctor Discusses PrEP Support

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 16
A doctor who works for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's railed against PrEP, discussed his support for the prevention method during a visit to San Francisco.

New Group Launches to Combat Misinformation on HIV

By Tucker Berardi | Sep 25
After 30 years there is still a lot of misinformation floating around about HIV. And that's where the Prevention Access Campaign comes into the picture. The recently launched organization hopes to combat false and misleading information.

Mixed Results in New SF HIV Report

By Liz Highleyman | Sep 10
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently released its annual HIV epidemiology report. Among the good news remain glaring disparities.

International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 24
While remarkable gains have been made in preventing and treating HIV over the past 16 years, this progress could be reversed without adequate funding and respect for the human rights of the people most at risk.

Homeless Shelters Struggle with Loss of Federal Funding

By Cathy Bussewitz | Jun 9
David Willett lived in a tent and struggled with drug addiction before coming to Gregory House, a Honolulu shelter that has provided temporary housing for people with HIV and AIDS for more than a decade.

HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

HIV/AIDS Activists Meet with Clinton

By Michael d'Oliveira | May 21
On May 12, a coalition of 20 other HIV/AIDS activists in a meeting with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at her Brooklyn campaign headquarters.

New Studies Look at PrEP for Trans People

By Liz Highleyman | May 7
The California HIV/AIDS Research Program has announced that it has funded three new demonstration projects - including two in the Bay Area - to learn more about PrEP for transgender women and men.

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