Daily Archives: July 23, 2014

AIDS 2014: PrEP is a beginning with new prevention technologies in the works

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  Dr. Kenneth Mayer of the Fenway Institute and the Harvard School of Public Health offered a comprehensive look at HIV prevention technologies at the opening plenary […]

AIDS 2014: Financing the new global HIV treatment vision – advocacy and economics

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The following is a guest post from Arin Dutta, Senior Economist, and Ron MacInnis, Deputy Director for HIV, Health Policy Project, Futures Group   MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – Here at the 2014 International AIDS Conference, UNAIDS has put forward a vision for global HIV treatment – “ 90-90-90 by 2020 “ – 90 percent of those […]

AIDS 2014: The Lancet launches special issue on HIV and sex work

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –  A remarkable and unprecedented collaboration between scientists and community leaders, the special issue of The Lancet on HIV and sex workers was launched at a symposium […]

AIDS 2014: Bill Clinton addresses International AIDS Conference delegates

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Science Speaks is live-blogging from AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, Australia through the week, with updates on research, policy and insights from the 20th International AIDS Conference. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA –   Former U.S. President Bill Clinton stirred the crowd here in Melbourne today with a talk that evoked memories and grief about the HIV leaders lost on […]