Articles tagged as "HIV This Month 2014 #05 - May 2014"

Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the 5th issue of HIV this month 2014!

UNAIDS co-presented with the New York Academy of Sciences a symposium on HIV2014: Science, Community and Policy for Key Vulnerable Populations on 5 May.  Following this, UNAIDS ran a Debrief on the website How to ensure that the benefits of recent scientific advances reach key populationsE-briefings of the day’s session are available here

On HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, 18 May, UNAIDS also called for scaled-up action to find a vaccine against HIV.

We will have an all-staff briefing on the current status of HPTN071, also known as PoPART or Population Effects of antiretroviral therapy to reduce HIV transmission by principal investigator Richard Hayes and colleagues Virginia Bond and Sarah Fidler on 20th June.  We will share this briefing by webcast. The link will follow at a closer date.

Enjoy this issue!

Peter Godfrey-Faussett and Celeste Sandoval


HIV This Month - May 2014

Welcome to HIV this month!  In this issue, we cover the following topics:

Avoid TB deaths

Reduce sexual transmission

Eliminate new HIV infections among children

15 million accessing treatment

Avoid TB deaths

Close the resource gap

Eliminate gender inequalities

Eliminate stigma and discrimination

Strengthen HIV integration

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