The Well Project provides a rundown of their own presentations at the International AIDS Conference as well as highlights from other presenters.
Amazed by How Far Science Has Advanced in the Treatment and Prevention of HIV: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse
"I now know that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has come along way because I saw a TV commercial for Truvada," Tim Hinkhouse writes. "That literally made me tear up."
Thanks to an injection drug use-fueled HIV outbreak there which resulted in 200 people contracting the virus, Scott County is now shorthand for the type of syndemic opioid-related disaster that HIV advocates and public health experts are worried will...
HIV Activists Launch #BreakThePatent Campaign and National Plan for Generics and Lower-Cost Truvada for HIV Prevention in the U.S.
NYC-based HIV activists Jason Walker and Emily Sanderson think that, just like the cost of rent, pre-exposure prophylaxis PrEP is too damn expensive.
Can a company be considered LGBTQ-friendly if its insurance policies ignore HIV-prevention trends?
While public health officials are expanding efforts to get PrEP into the hands of those at risk, they are hitting roadblocks -- the drug's price tag, which has surged in recent years, and changes in insurance coverage.
"I am excited about one of the newest reasons on the long list of reasons to get tested," Richard Wolitski writes on National HIV Testing Day, "the prevention benefits of HIV treatment that suppresses viral load."
"New York City is proud to be the first jurisdiction in the United States to have joined the 'U = U' movement, and even prouder that health departments across the country are following suit," writes New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygie...
This fact sheet is about research to find preventive vaccines for use by HIV-negative people.
"It seems as if there's a real disconnect when it comes to PrEP, the populations that need it, and messages to them about it," Charles Sanchez writes.