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Taking the Long View on Health: Tracking the Impact of Aging in Rural South Africa

In this article from The Conversation, a team of scientists shares the latest insights into the unique challenges faced by people living with HIV in South Africa as they grow older.

By Jennifer Manne-Goehler, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Francesc Xavier Gomez-Olive Casas and Kathleen Kahn
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What Does PrEP Cost Outside the United States?

Generic pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is available in at least 26 countries, allowing those countries to scale up access and reduce HIV transmissions. Why not here?

By Sony Salzman
From Rural New York, Rolake Odetoyinbo Fights for the Rights of Nigerian Women and Girls With HIV Img
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From Rural New York, Rolake Odetoyinbo Fights for the Rights of Nigerian Women and Girls With HIV

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, we honor the work of Rolake Odetoyinbo, who fights for the human rights of women and girls, the LGBT community, and people with HIV in Nigeria.

By Sam Avrett
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In Tijuana, Caravan Migrants Met With Xenophobia and HIV Discrimination but Find Support

As the U.S. government shutdown carries on for nearly a month over border wall funding, many migrants caught in Tijuana amid discrimination get support from a steadfast HIV organization.

By Giuli Alvarenga
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An Opportunity to End Two of the World's Deadliest Infectious Diseases: TB and HIV

As world leaders come together at the United Nations in New York this week, "the world has the opportunity to set some bold actionable targets to end two of the world's leading infectious killers."

By UNAIDS
David Furnish (left) with Mark S. King at AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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How David Furnish Feels About HIV Funding, PrEP, U=U, and the AIDS 2020 Controversy

The elegant chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and husband to Sir Elton John joined Mark S. King on-camera at AIDS 2018.

By Mark S. King
HIV activists march in Amsterdam on July 23 during the 2018 International AIDS Conference
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HIV Activists March on Amsterdam During International AIDS Conference

On July 23, activists streamed through the streets to loudly -- and often quite colorfully -- advocate for an array of issues that, in large part, have been championed directly by communities of people living with HIV.

By Mark S. King
Mark S. King at the 'Out With It' AIDS 2018 preconference meeting
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Gay Men From Around the World Share Struggles and Solutions at International AIDS Conference

In his first video report from the 2018 International AIDS Conference, Mark S. King finds out what gay life is really like for men around the globe. Some of their answers might surprise you.

By Mark S. King and Kenyon Farrow
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A New Kind of Crisis: The Security Council Declares AIDS in Africa a Threat to World Stability

The United Nations Security Council, which usually deals with armed conflict, declared on Monday that there is a new kind of threat to political stability: a disease. AIDS in Africa is killing 10 times as many people as war, sabotaging the economy, a...

By Mark Schoofs
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Coverage Isn't Care: Globalizing the Insurance Model Will Harm Global Public Health

"Exportation of the insurance model to developing countries, especially at a time of global austerity, institutionalizes the retreat from the social contract at just the moment when investment in infectious diseases could result in the elimination of...

By Annette Gaudino for Treatment Action Group