Articles tagged as "HIV This Month 2016 #06 - June 2016"

Welcome to UNAIDS Science now and to the sixth issue of HIV this month in 2016! 

The new Political Declaration adopted by United Nations Member States at the High Level Meeting on ending AIDS this month charts a course to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. Highlights from the HLM is available as a press statement on the UNAIDS website. At that same meeting two panels namely, The end of AIDS as a global health threat: science-based or science fiction? and Learning the lessons of responding to emerging epidemics, including AIDS, Ebola and Zika were among the several side-events hosted by UNAIDS. Recorded videos of these events are available at webtv.un.org and https://sciencenow.unaids.org/content/multimedia.

You will recall that we had shared information on Innovations in HIV - Everything you wanted to know about Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV self-testing, a side-event hosted by UNAIDS, UNITAID and WHO at the 69th World Health Assembly. A summary of this discussion with links to the video and country presentations are available here.

We also draw your attention to a special Prevention issue released by the Lancet HIV ahead of the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS2016) in Durban, South Africa. You will find that the AIDS2016 online conference programme is now accessible.

Effectiveness and safety of oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis for all populations: A systematic review and meta-analysis by Fonner et al. published in AIDS presents clear proof of the effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis with no evidence of risk compensation is featured in this issue 

Enjoy this issue!

Peter Godfrey-Faussett and Celeste Sandoval

UNAIDS

HIV This Month - June 2016

HIV this month. Issue no. 6. June 2016

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

HIV testing and treatment


Elimination of childhood infections


Key populations


Elimination of gender inequalities


Financing


Health systems and services


To find out how you can access a majority of scientific journals free of charge, check the UNAIDS Science now website by clicking here. If you would like to subscribe to HIV this month issues, click here. Please let us know what your interests are and what you think of HIV this month by sending us an email here. If you would like to recommend an article for inclusion, please contact us. Remember, a wealth of information on the HIV epidemic and responses to it are accessible at www.unaids.org.

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