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A Look at Mexico: HIV, Gender, Migration and Criminalization

Most people diagnosed with HIV in Mexico in 2015 already had progressed to AIDS, advocates note. How do gender, stigma and criminalization, as well as immigration and migration, shape the Mexican HIV/AIDS experience, and how are advocates taking acti...

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South Africa

South Africa's Remarkable Journey Out of the Dark Decade of AIDS Denialism

South African activists, health care workers and scientists "were faced with a horrific epidemic and did the right thing," Glenda Gray and James McIntyre. "En masse they spoke truth to power. They were relentless in their pursuit of scientific evid...

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Canada: In Nova Scotia, Glimmers of Hope for Science in the Prosecution of HIV Non-Disclosure

Despite very few prosecutions, Nova Scotia has become an interesting place in Canada with respect to the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.

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Gender Inequality and HIV in South Africa: Learning From Dr. Wendee Wechsberg of RTI's Global Gender Center -- A Blog Entry by Lynda Arnold

Just back from a conference on gender inequality, HIV, drug use and violence, Lynda Arnold senses that real change is in the air, thanks to people like Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D., of RTI International.

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South Africa

South Africa Takes Bold Step to Provide HIV Treatment for All

In a major policy shift, the South African government has announced that the country will implement a new evidence-based policy of offering HIV treatment to all people living with HIV by September 2016.

Steve Wakefield, Director, External Relations, HIV Vaccine Trials Network
Cuba

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 2

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...

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Cuba

We'll Always Have Cuba, Part 1

A delegation of fifteen gay men (mostly) of color spent fifteen days in Cuba collecting and sharing information on innovations in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, sexual and gender identity, and the differences in responses to the AIDS crisis betwe...

Fewer Deaths
Canada

Fewer Deaths, Longer Lives

CATIE charts the journey in Canada from a high prevalence of HIV-related deaths in the early days of the HIV epidemic to today's much higher life expectancy.

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Treatment Milestones

1981The first reports of what will become known as AIDS among gay men and people who use injection drugs.1984French scientists, led by Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, identify the virus responsible for causing AIDS: HIV.1987The US Food and Drug Administrat...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Dutch insurance for HIV+ expat

Hello, I just moved to Netherlands from Ukraine, to work here. I used to get my medications at the local hiv center in Ukraine. Now i need to get an insurance here, and some way of receiving medications, since i can't travel back and fourth to Ukrain...