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Lessons From History for Today's HIV Response Img
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Lessons From History for Today's HIV Response

Maintaining and expanding the accomplishments of the past depend on a fight for their survival and growth -- now more than ever.

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Ending the HIV Epidemic in New York State

We've heard a lot about the plan to end AIDS in New York, and here the plan is discussed in detail.

On a Darkling Plain -- The Years of Despair Img

On a Darkling Plain -- The Years of Despair

"For most of the early 1990s, it seemed that the science of HIV treatment was going backwards," writes Mark Harrington of the Treatment Action Group. Here, Mark brings us through the early 1990s, up to when the death toll crested in 1995, the year wh...

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Once We Were Warriors: Treatment Action Group in 1993

"We're Scientists Not Alchemists"

Unlike clinical research in AIDS, basic research has not had a powerful constituency to advocate on its behalf. The relevance of basic science to the lives of PWAs is far less apparent than clinical studies which h...

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Stalled in the Gates: The Not-So-Accelerated Access Initiative

In early April the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) held a small, secretive meeting in Hsbjr, Norway, on "Differential Pricing and Financing of Essential Drugs." Initially, the meeting was stacked with representa...

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Brazil: What Went Right?

"We have upside down access to AIDS drugs in this world. The drugs are where the disease is not, and the disease is where the drugs are not. Commercial interests come above human suffering."

Peter Mugyenyi Joint Clinical Research Center, Kampala, U...