President Trump's budget is viewed as "dead on arrival" by members of Congress, notes Drew Gibson. But don't be fooled, he says: Killer HIV funding threats are not going away -- and here's what you need to do about it.
_JAIDS_ has released a special supplement on the Global Plan, documenting its history and outlining what the future holds as efforts to end AIDS among women, children and adolescents accelerate.
Trump Sends Chilling Proposal to Congress With Deadly Proposition: Cap HIV Treatment Expansion Immediately
Trump wants to slash funding for the wildly successful and bipartisan-backed President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) by $300 million and "begin slowing the rate of new patients on treatment in FY 17."
"We need a targeted effort to inform and work with Africa MSM beyond the known faces," Micheal Ighodaro writes.
Women at the Center: WHO Issues New Guidance on the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women Living With HIV
The World Health Organization's new guideline takes a woman-centered approach effectively address and represent the needs of girls and women, as well as those of their families and communities.
AVAC states they "recognize and stand with the many groups coming under attack from this week's executive orders. We will stand strong and we will fight harder, smarter and without fear."
The Global Network of People Living With HIV expresses concern with the Global Fund's recent decision to reject a humanitarian plea for financial and technical support made by HIV-positive Venezuelans.
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.
"Why aren't we screaming and jumping up and down with fury at the sheer magnitude of the AIDS epidemic?" Maureen Miller wonders.