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For HIV, Treatment is Prevention

The director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health talks about a newly published expert article explaining that sexual transmission of HIV can't happen if a person is on fully effective treatment.

By Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. for U.S. National Institutes of Health

Jordan Eagles Uses Life's Blood in Life's Work

Many creative folk say that art is in their blood. For Jordan Eagles, blood is in his art -- not simply as an artistic tool, but as a precious, universal life force.

By Charles Sanchez

Stop Blaming PrEP for the Rise in STIs -- the Picture Is More Complex Than That

"PrEP must not be cast as the lone villain in the syphilis crisis, nor MSM engaging in chemsex cast as debauched vectors of transmission."

By Oli Stevens and T Charles Witzel for The Conversation

States Innovate to Expand PrEP Availability and Uptake

As part of comprehensive efforts to reduce the number of new HIV infections, some states are innovating to make HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) more accessible to individuals at high risk of HIV.

By HIV.gov

The U.S. Takes a First but Long Overdue Step Toward Building a National PrEP Program

On Nov. 20, 2018, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a draft recommendation that could transform HIV-1 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) scale-up in the United States.

By Christian Antonio Urrutia and James Krellenstein

'I Am Detectable': One Man's Story

Usually not just one issue, but a combination of challenges, leads to gaps in care -- and a detectable viral load.

By Charles Sanchez

AVAC at HIVR4P: How We Carry On

"Every member of the AVAC team in Madrid was moved and motivated by the Madrid conference," AVAC writes. "We know the work is not easy, nor is the world."

By AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

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