Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Investigators give more details on Partners PrEP Study

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Investigators gave more details about the positive results of the Partners PrEP Study Tuesday at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle. The study of 4,700 HIV discordant couples (where one partner is HIV-infected and the other is not) looked at the potential of two different antiretrovirals for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for […]

Global HIV/AIDS advocacy groups urge Obama to keep his promise to end AIDS

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Nine global HIV/AIDS advocacy organizations sent a letter to President Obama Thursday asking him to rethink his fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget recommendation to slash $546 million in funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program. The groups expressed gratitude that the administration recommended funding The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, […]