AIDS Exceptionalism a Defensible Concept, Says Stephen Lewis (July 20, 2009)
The idea that AIDS is an exceptional disease requiring an exceptional response is a perfectly defensible concept, Stephen Lewis, the former United Nations Special Envoy on AIDS in Africa, told the opening session of IAS 2009.
"We're Not Doing Enough," Say Global Leaders on HIV as IAS 2009 Opens (July 19, 2009)
In a wide-ranging, impassioned press conference at the opening of IAS 2009, Hoosen Coovadia, M.D., Vuyiseka Dubula, Stephen Lewis and Julio Montaner, M.D., discuss some of the overarching themes and priorities of this year's conference, many of which focus on a desperate need to renew attention (and funding) to the precarious state of efforts to prevent and treat HIV in resource-poor countries.
In The 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, from TheBodyPRO.com
The Pain of Those Left Behind: Retreat Urges HIV Nurses in Africa to Tell Their Stories (April 8, 2009)
R. Kevin Mallinson's own experiences with grief and loss during the early years of the U.S. epidemic inspired him to create a retreat for nurses in Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa -- three nations with some of the highest HIV rates on the planet, where HIV-related deaths happen with mind-numbing frequency.
In The XVII International AIDS Conference, from TheBodyPRO.com
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