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Finding New Ways to Deliver PrEP

"When you look at [...] what you have available for prevention -- abstinence, behavior change, male/female condoms, medical male circumcision, even treatment as prevention -- a lot of these actually have very little space for women and young women wh...

Filling the Void: Canada's National Voice for People Living With HIV Takes Flight Img

Filling the Void: Canada's National Voice for People Living With HIV Takes Flight

A new organization by and for Canadian people living with HIV has fiven them a strong voice on the national stage. PositiveLite's Bob Leahy reports.

Demanding PrEP at SA AIDS 2015: Scenes From an Activist Smackdown Img

Demanding PrEP at SA AIDS 2015: Scenes From an Activist Smackdown

A group of South African activists are demanding access to PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for HIV prevention as an option for all South Africans who need and want it. They also warn against anti-PrEP propaganda.

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HIV Outreach and Conflict in the Congo

How have war and instability hampered HIV prevention efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Why We Cannot Abandon South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) Img

Why We Cannot Abandon South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign (TAC)

The TAC is facing a massive budget deficit, created by funders dropping support. The community must reject this cynicism and show that solidarity doesn't stop when the mainstream media stops paying attention.

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Malawi to Launch HIV-Positive Youths' Association

This article was reported by Nyasa Times.

Nyasa Times reported that Malawi will team with private organizations to officially launch the National Association of Young People Living with HIV (YPLHIV) on May 2, with the theme "Making the Three Zeros W...

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Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results in Malawi

This article was reported by Impatient Optimists.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists reported that because Malawi has no nationally organized method of delivering laboratory samples, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundat...

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Ugandan Clinics Selling Bogus "HIV-Negative Certificates"

This article was reported by BBC News Africa.

BBC News Africa reported that selling fake HIV-negative certificates has become a widespread practice in Uganda, where HIV-infected persons faced "massive social stigma" from employers, family, and frien...

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Gilead Offers Egypt New Hepatitis C Drug at 99 Percent Discount

This article was reported by Reuters.

Reuters reported that the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences has agreed to sell its new hepatitis C virus (HCV) drug Sovaldi to the Egyptian government for $300 for a one-month supply. The total cost for the...

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Friday: Global Day of Action in Support of Nigeria's LGBT Community

Calling All U.S.-Based Advocates!

Join the Global Day of Action on Friday, March 7, in support of Nigeria's LGBT community.