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AVAC at HIVR4P 2018, Update 2: The World Is Not a Nail

"As this HIVR4P conference enters its final day," AVAC writes, "we feel like it's safe to say that this conference heralded an energized, nuanced commitment to choice."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

Three Most Recent International AIDS Society Presidents Reflect on the State of Global PrEP Access

Three of the most recent presidents of the International AIDS Society discussed how far we've come in the three years since they jointly wrote an article in The Lancet calling for greater global access to PrEP.

By Stephen Hicks

Prevention Research Funding Report 2017: Investment Slows and Continues to Concentrate in a Few Funders!

A new report issued at this year's HIVR4P conference states that flat and/or reduced funding for HIV/AIDS and other global health issues threatens to roll back progress worldwide.

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

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."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

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...

By Kenyon Farrow

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.

By World Health Organization

'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.

By Sarah Varney for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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.

By Justin A. Lofton

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.

By Ryan Lee