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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
Mark S. King at the 'Out With It' AIDS 2018 preconference meeting

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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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
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
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Can We Afford to Cure HIV?

What would you be willing to pay for a cure for HIV? We bring you five fresh perspectives, from science to the streets.

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In Africa, a Step Backward on Human Rights

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu Hate has no place in the house of God.

No one should be excluded from our love, our compassion or our concern because of race or gender, faith or ethnicity -- or because of their sexual orientation. Nor should anyone...

By Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu for The Black AIDS Institute
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Congress Should "Adequately Fund" Global AIDS Initiative, Sen. Rick Santorum Says in Washington Times Opinion Piece

President Bush's global AIDS initiative "needs to be adequately funded, and it's \the job of] Congress to make that happen," Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) writes in a [Washington Times opinion piece (Santorum, Washington Times, 7/16). Bush in May signe...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation