Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Uganda anti-homosexuality law silence prompts call for UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa to step down

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When Stephen Lewis, who was then the United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, ended his address to 2006 International AIDS Conference with a call for his successor to be an African woman, cheers erupted across the packed hall. It was past time for those who knew the epidemic best and had borne the greatest […]

WHO 2013 Consolidated Guidelines Supplement looks at trends in HIV treatment eligibility, pediatric care, stavudine, PEP and more

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BOSTON, MASS. – A day before the opening of the 2014 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, the World Health Organization launched the March 2014 Supplement to the 2013 Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection here by reporting on some of the responses to the guidelines to date […]