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AVAC at HIVR4P 2018, Update 1: #believewomen Img

AVAC at HIVR4P 2018, Update 1: #believewomen

"In this first of a series of updates from the conference, we bring you a set of session updates, and this overall observation: #believewomen has no borders."

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HIV Activists Take to the Stage at 'Research 4 Prevention' Opening to Demand Continued Funding of Wider Prevention Research Agenda

Activists and public health professionals took to the stage during the opening plenary of the Research for HIV Prevention (HIVR4P) conference yesterday to challenge U.S. government research agencies and demand support for short-acting, user-controlle...

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Malaysia Eliminates Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Malaysia has been certified by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the first country in the Western Pacific Region to achieve this milestone.

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'Contraception Deserts' Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

Administration officials are exploring changes to the federal program that funds birth control for low-income, uninsured women.

STDs in the U.S. Reach Record Highs

Reported STDs in the United States, 2017: High Burden of STDs Threatens Millions of Americans

As STD prevention funding declines, the CDC is reporting a sharp increase in all STDs across the U.S. This fact sheet summarizes their findings.

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Sex Education in Schools Is Still a Key Component of the HIV Prevention Toolkit

Comprehensive sex education is a public health issue that deserves a radical public health response, argues Justin A. Lofton.

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As HIV Rates Soar in Louisiana, LSU Withholds PrEP Coverage

Baton Rouge has had the highest HIV rates in the nation for years. Yet, Louisiana State University's biggest insurance policy does not cover PrEP.

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."

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Protecting Others When You Have HIV

Safer sex and safe drug use advice for HIV-positive people.

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New CDC Analysis Shows Steep and Sustained Increases in STDs in Recent Years

Nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, according to preliminary data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the National STD Prevention Conference...