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AIDS 2014 : OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE – DAY 1

Some 12,000 participants from all over the world have gathered in Melbourne for the start of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014). Under the theme Stepping up the Pace, during the five days of the conference delegates will discuss the latest research developments and will hear about the status of the epidemic from world renowned experts. The conference runs through until Friday, 25 July at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Consolidated guidelines (UNAIDS 2014)

People at higher risk of HIV infection are not getting the health services they need, according to a new report by the World Health Organization entitled Consolidated guidelines on HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for key populations.

Released on 11 July, the publication warns that failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups, such as men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people, threatens the global progress of the HIV response.

Better HIV Testing Options

First Published on HIV Plus Mag, By Dr. Gerald Schochetman, June 27 2014 National HIV Testing Day reminds us that every nine and a half minutes, someone in the United States is infected with HIV, which is why we need to empower ourselves with the latest tools at our disposal. It has been more than 30 years since […]

MSM Community Symposium

Introduction The gay and MSM community is experiencing increasing numbers diagnosed with HIV infection every year. Many of the MSM who are diagnosed are young (29 years and below). We would like to take this opportunity to invite our community stakeholders to come together, as a community, for a meeting to discuss the issue of […]