Four big insights into HIV/AIDS that provide hope of finding a vaccine
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Four big insights into HIV/AIDS that provide hope of finding a vaccine

HIV remains one of the continent’s most intractable health challenges. Tremendous progress is being made to understand the virus, the immune mechanisms that contribute to its control and for new antiretroviral drugs and vaccines to be developed to treat and prevent HIV. But much remains to ...

November 28, 2017
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Armenia prepares to move on state financing of HIV programs
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Armenia prepares to move on state financing of HIV programs

On October 6, the first meeting of working group on development of the "Transitional plan on state financing" was held in Yerevan. The working group includes the representatives of state agencies, international organizations, as well as representatives of civil sector and activists working in the field of combating HIV. "Unfortunately, the group lacks the representatives of the Ministry of Finance of Armenia, which, ...

October 02, 2017
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Innovative HIV Treatment Becomes Accessible All over the World
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Innovative HIV Treatment Becomes Accessible All over the World

The World Heath Organization and UNAIDS have announced approval of a revolutionary pricing agreement that will facilitate access to the first affordable and all-purpose single-pill HIV regimen including Dolutegravir (DTG) for the public sector in low and middle-income countries. Its price will be around 75 ...

October 02, 2017
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New high-quality antiretroviral therapy to be launched in South Africa, Kenya and over 90 low-and middle-income countries at reduced price
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New high-quality antiretroviral therapy to be launched in South Africa, Kenya and over 90 low-and middle-income countries at reduced price

A breakthrough pricing agreement has been announced which will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen containing dolutegravir (DTG) to public sector purchasers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) at around US$75 per person, per year. The agreement is expected to ...

September 26, 2017
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Q&A: Treating older adults with HIV
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Q&A: Treating older adults with HIV

One of the most vulnerable populations that is often overlooked when it comes to treating and preventing HIV is older adults. Prior research has demonstrated that stigma due to age is common among older Americans living with HIV, which can often intensify transmission of the virus. According to ...

September 20, 2017
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Vladimir Zhovtyak: Ending HIV/AIDS epidemic directly depends on treatment quality
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Vladimir Zhovtyak: Ending HIV/AIDS epidemic directly depends on treatment quality

On September 6, in Poland, the ECUO held a working meeting jointly with the international experts, representatives of governmental institutions and activists of PLHIV communities, to discuss the new concept of access to innovative treatment. You can review the concept here. Without exaggeration, it is a landmark meeting that took place on the edge of two Europes: East and West. In West Europe, the epidemic is brought under control already, so HIV-infected people have an opportunity ...

September 12, 2017
Open call for artists: B POSITIVE Exhibit Contest
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Open call for artists: B POSITIVE Exhibit Contest

America House Kyiv is pleased to announce a call for artists for an exhibit “B POSITIVE.” The “B POSITIVE” exhibit supports the 2017 “Positive Life” campaign organized by Small Heart with Art, in partnership with the East Europe & Central Asia Union of PWLH. This exhibit will ...

August 29, 2017
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The ECUO priorities for the next year
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The ECUO priorities for the next year

In Chisinau, at the annual coordination meeting of the Participants of the General Meeting of the ECUO, the priorities for advocacy activities for the coming year were identified. The ECUO participants and focal points from 15 countries of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia, as well ...

August 25, 2017
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