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

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

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

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

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
Trump Policy Harming Kenya, Uganda Health Services Img

Trump Policy Harming Kenya, Uganda Health Services

Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.

By Human Rights Watch
Dozens of Countries Left Out of New PEPFAR Strategy, Threatening Global AIDS Response Img

Dozens of Countries Left Out of New PEPFAR Strategy, Threatening Global AIDS Response

The plan takes the foot off the gas for more than 37 countries PEPFAR does not designate as "priority," leaving behind millions of people living with HIV due to a lack of resources and a waning commitment to evidence-based strategies.

By Health GAP
PrEP Stymied in Europe: What's the Hold Up? Img

PrEP Stymied in Europe: What's the Hold Up?

Europe is the birthplace of the smallpox vaccine and the Renaissance, among other treasures. So why can't this continent that has brought forth such cornerstones of public health and flourishing civilization deliver oral PrEP?

By Cindra Feuer for AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention
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Trump Reinstates 'Global Gag Rule' -- and It's Even Worse for HIV Than the Previous Version

If you like high HIV transmission rates, you'll love Trump's expansion of the "global gag rule," which will make it much harder for countries around the globe to keep up the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

By Martha Kempner
Czech Republic: Police Drop Charges Against All 30 Gay Men Living With HIV Following Prague Public Health Authority 'Witch Hunt' Img

Czech Republic: Police Drop Charges Against All 30 Gay Men Living With HIV Following Prague Public Health Authority 'Witch Hunt'

All criminal charges have been dropped against the 30 gay men living with HIV who were reported to the police by the Prague Public Health Authority earlier this year after they were diagnosed with an STI.

By HIV Justice Network
Money, Drugs and Labor: Economist Jeffrey Sachs' Solution to Ending the HIV/AIDS Crisis Img

Money, Drugs and Labor: Economist Jeffrey Sachs' Solution to Ending the HIV/AIDS Crisis

"President Clinton should lay the foundation for ending the HIV/AIDS crisis by 2030," says Jeffrey Sachs, expert on global economic development and provocateur. "Tell her to knock down drug prices in the U.S. ... raise a miniscule US$10 billion a yea...

By Cindra Feuer for AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention