Topics :: HIV prevention

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International AIDS Conference Looks at Advances and Barriers

NEWS | 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

FINANCE | 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

HIV/AIDS | 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

AIDS | 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

NEWS | 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.

In California, Startup Delivers PrEP to Your Door

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Apr 16
California residents can now get PrEP delivered to their door via Nurx, a web-based app that also provides birth control.

PrEP Failure Case Shocks at Confab

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Mar 5
PrEP dominated the news at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Boston, including the report of a rare failure to prevent HIV in a man taking daily Truvada.

Study Finds Anti-AIDS Vaginal Ring Partially Protects Women

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 23
In a new approach to HIV prevention, women modestly reduced their risk of infection by inserting a vaginal ring coated with an anti-AIDS drug once a month, according to two long-awaited studies from Africa.

Federal Budget Sustains HIV Funding, Requests More for PrEP

AIDS | By Liz Highleyman | Feb 20
Funding for domestic HIV services saw a modest increase in President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 - including a $20 million allocation for a new PrEP pilot program. Critics want more.

Santa Clara County, CA, Adopts Plan to End HIV Transmission

AIDS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 20
At its February 9 meeting the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a "Getting to Zero" initiative developed by the county's public health department.

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