The efficacy of antiretroviral therapy is significantly compromised by medication non-adherence. Long-acting enteral systems that can ease the burden of daily adherence have not yet been developed. Here we describe an oral dosage form composed of distinct drug–polymer matrices which achieved week-long systemic drug levels ...
HIV Summer School 2018 30 August - 3 September 2018 Montpellier, France
Starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) immediately rather waiting until a person's CD4 count falls below 500 cells/µL has almost no impact on the person's risk of developing antiretroviral resistance over the next seven years, according to a study published online in the journal AIDS. In this ...
By 2020, more than 40 per cent of people living with HIV will be over 60, ageing in a health system that has not planned for the significant burden of their complex physical and mental health needs.
One of the most under reported aspects of modern Georgian society has been the sexual transformation that’s occurred in the past decade. With the emergence of dating apps like Grindr and Tinder, along with an increasingly cosmopolitan society, Georgia has become more sexuality confident and ...
From the perspective of activists from Eastern-Europe, Amsterdam is the symbol of humane drug policies. Our Russian speaking reporters visited the city to explore its harm reduction scene – and meet with Eastern-Europeans who live there. Watch their video and find out more!
Middle aged HIV-positive patients have increased risk of `silent` cerebral vascular disease linked to more severe health problems
Prevalence of silent cerebral small-vessel disease (SCSVD) – an important precursor to more serious neurocognitive conditions – is significantly higher among middle-aged HIV-positive patients compared to controls in the general population, according to French research published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Preliminary work in monkeys suggests stem cells can be engineered to help combat the virus
For most multicountry priority areas, the Global Fund will hold a competitive application process through requests for proposals. See Multicountry Funding Applications for detailed information on multicountry funding and a full list of the forthcoming requests for proposals. Any eligible applicant may submit a funding request in response ...
Daniil Kashnitskyi, Research Fellow of the High School of Economics. Expert of ECUO PLWH
On the New Year Eve Irkutsk AIDS Center published a spoof video on the "Sex and the City" TV series, called "Bullshit and the Backwater Town", which focuses on the topics of love, fidelity, truth, lies and safe sex. The storyline explores typical situations when people ...
FDA Approves Ortho Clinical Diagnostics VITROS® Immunodiagnostic Products HIV Combo Reagent Pack and Calibrator on the VITROS® 3600 Immunodiagnostic System
VITROS HIV Combo, a fourth-generation test, detects both HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies (Ab) and the p24 antigen (Ag), enabling HIV-1 acute infection detection earlier than third-generation tests.
The meeting of advocacy program leaders on access to HIV treatment in the EECA region is taking place in Kyiv
On December 15-16 leaders of advocacy consortiums from Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, Estonia, Uzbekistan, WHO representatives, EECA organizations and the regional coordination group (RCG), operating within the framework of the program "Partnership for the Equal Access to the Continuum of HIV Care for ...
"We need financial sustainability of HIV and TB services and their further integration into the national health systems".
The meeting concentrates on transitioning the programmes and services aimed at stopping the spread of HIV and tuberculosis to sustainable state funding (photo: Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs)
On December 1, an exhibition "B Positive" was opened in the America House Gallery in Kyiv within the social and cultural campaign for the World AIDS Day aimed to overcome public stereotypes towards people living with HIV.
Naomi Campbell, Marc Jacobs and UNAIDS announce collaboration on limited edition T-shirt for World AIDS Day
The T-shirt chimes with the theme of this World AIDS Day campaign, #myrighttohealth. Everyone, regardless of who they are or where they live, has a right to health.
We believe that a better world for people living with HIV will mean a better world for everyone