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AIDS 2012 Highlights

What a week! AIDS 2012, the International AIDS Conference (IAC), was held in Washington, D.C. July 23-27, 2012. The week marked the return of the IAC to the United States after 22 years, following the official lifting in 2010 of the shameful law and ...


Project Inform at the International AIDS Conference

Project Inform's influence was felt, both directly and indirectly, at the 19th International AIDS Conference that took place July 22 to 27 in the nation's capitol. On topics ranging from HIV cure science to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to treatmen...

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AIDS 2012 Twitter Buzz: Winding Down and Looking Forward

Twitter rolls on even as AIDS 2012 winds down. Today's highlights include more discussions of prevention and criminalization, as well as the future of the conference -- and the future of HIV.

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Farewell to AIDS 2012

As "summer camp for global AIDS advocates" (AKA the International AIDS Conference) draws to a close, video blogger Mark S. King pays tribute to the people who are on frontlines of the epidemic, and who are the very essence of AIDS 2012.


The Global Village Effect

As AIDS 2012 starts to draw to a close, I start to reflect back on my experiences this week and the one place of the conference which sticks out in my mind is the Global Village. It is an enormous space, filled with people, language, culture, and con...

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AIDS 2012 Twitter Buzz: The Dog Days of the Conference

As we pass the halfway point of AIDS 2012, exhaustion has started to set in. But the tweeting continues, with topics from prevention, criminalization and gender, plus living with HIV while aging -- or while young.

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AIDS2012 Day Four: The Global Village

What's the AIDS 2012 Global Village like? It's loud, it's fun, and it's amazingly inclusive. Video blogger Mark S. King takes a look at everything there is to see -- and there is a lot to see.


AIDS 2012 Notes: Stigma; Risk Perception; Turning the Tide

My sixth full day of conferencing was a long one ... 16 hours from Breakfast Update through Networking Reception. I'll highlight the day's early and late sessions. Tuesday's plenary session was "Challenges and Solutions." In "Viral Eradication: The ...

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The End of AIDS Predicted If ...

"A triumvirate of leading anti-HIV campaigners agreed Monday that the AIDS epidemic can be wiped out in this generation -- if there is an adequate investment of funds and other resources," Black AIDS Institute reports.


Inside AIDS 2012's Global Village

An array of art, dancing, performances, music, dialogue, interesting promotional items and plenty of information can be found in the Global Village at AIDS 2012, XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. The Global Village is a section o...